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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To present nominations to the mayor of persons for appointment to Denver County Court Bench.

Qualifications: Three (3) attorneys, four (4) non-attorneys, no more than four (4) from the same political party.

Meetings: Meets as needed.

Meeting Location:
Room 108
City & County Building
1437 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees Term Expiration
Jack Finlaw 7/1/2020
Joe Blake 7/1/2021
Beth Doherty Quinn 7/1/2021
L. Roger Hutson 7/1/2021
Francesca Cheroutes 7/1/2022
Molly Urbina 7/1/2022
Simon Tafoya 7/1/2022


Judge Theresa Spahn

Presiding Judge Theresa Spahn
Fax: 720-865-8262

Enabling Authorization: City Amendment 1972, A13.8-3(1)


Board or Commission Appointments

Civic engagement, defined as, “Active participation and collaboration among individuals, government and the private sector to influence and determine decisions that affect the citizen public”, is the cornerstone of our democracy. We encourage you to apply for those that meet your interest, skills and/or qualifications. Please keep in mind that this content is only indicative of boards and/or commissions for which the Mayor appoints applicants. Your application will be kept on file for a period of two years, during which time you will be considered for any vacancies. To assure full consideration of your application for a board or commission appointment, it is important to review the responsibilities and requirements. Certain boards and/or commissions may require special qualifications, i.e. professional licensing or experience, and geographic location.

When applying for a position, please follow these guidelines:

  • Locate the board and/or commission(s) of interest to you and apply for the board or commission online 
  • Submit your application at least 45 days prior to the vacancy date for positions that are currently occupied

Due to monthly updates, this information may be subject to change without notice. Information contained in this publication is available in alternate formats upon request.


To apply for a board or commission, please click on the link above or contact us for more information.

Romaine Pacheco, Director of Boards and Commissions 
(720) 865-9085