Bill Ritter announced today he has named several Coloradans to the Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees, the Colorado Historic Preservation Review Board and the Juvenile Parole Board.
Karen D. Wilde of
will fill a vacancy caused by the resignation of Patricia Noyes, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2009. Wilde becomes the first American Indian appointee to the Aurora board. Founded nearly 100 years ago, Fort Lewis College began as a Native American boarding school. Today, it provides tuition waivers to American Indian students, offers a bachelor's degree in Native American and Indigenous Studies, and is home to the Fort Lewis . Center of Southwest Studies
Former state lawmaker Mark Larson, who represented House District 59 in southwest
from 1999 to 2007, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2012. Colorado
Leonel B. Silva of Centennial, for a term expiring Dec. 31, 2012.
The nine-member board sets policy and oversees operations at
Fort Lewis College in . The appointments require Senate confirmation. Durango
(For terms expiring Jan. 2, 2011)
Bonnie J. Clark of
Richard J. Cronenberger of
William M. King of
Lee D. Merkel of
Janet D. Ore of
Jackie A. Powell of Salida
Ann A. Pritzlaff of Castle Rock
The 15-member board approves National Register nominations, reviews state recommendations for national landmarks and provides general guidance to the state historic preservation officer. The appointments do not require Senate confirmation.
Juvenile Parole Board:
Mary Beth Buescher of
, to fill a vacacy caused by the resignation of Paul W. Nelson, for a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor. Grand Junction
The nine-member board, one of only six in the country, reviews parole-related issues for juveniles committed to the Department of Human Services. The appointment requires Senate confirmation.
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