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Mayor Hancock Announces Several Appointments for Denver Boards and Commissions

DENVER - Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced several Denver Boards and Commissions appointments.  These appointments cover the period from January 1, 2017 – March 31, 2017.  

Appointees to Denver Boards and Commissions act in various advisory and policy positions depending on the nature of the body. The Mayor appoints all members of Denver Boards and Commissions and some appointments are subject to approval by Denver City Council.

Recently appointed and reappointed members of Denver Boards and Commissions include:

Audit Committee
Reappointed:
Edward Scholz
Appointment not subject to City Council for approval
Term expiring: December 31, 2020

Bicycling Advisory Committee
Reappointed:
Jordan Block, Lisa Truong, Katherine Agathon, Anacludia Magalhaes, Parry Burnap, Tracy Davis, Libby Kaiser, Katherine McKenna, Kevin Williams, and Paul Aldretti
Appointments not subject to City Council for approval
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Board of Adjustment for Zoning
Reappointed:
James Keavney
Appointment not subject to City Council for approval
Term expiring: February 10, 2022

Board of Environmental Health
Reappointed:
James G. Garcia
Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council
Term expiring: December 31,2022

Board of Parks and Recreation
Reappointed:
Florence Navarro
Appointed: Marla Rodriguez and Felipe Vieyra
Appointments not subject to City Council for approval
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District Board of Directors
Appointed: 
Eric Buchanan, Karrie Fletcher, and Katie Friedland
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Civil Service Commission
Reappointed:
Joseph Sandoval
Appointment not subject to City Council for approval
Term expiring: December 31, 2018

Commission for People with Disabilities
Appointed: 
Lauren Thome Burgess and Julie Bernard
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: September 30, 2019

Denver African American Commission
Appointed:
Jeri Ajayi, Troy Grimes, Jonathan McMillan, Ryan Simon, and Shehila-Rae Stephens
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: May 1, 2019

Denver Asian American Pacific Islander Commission
Appointed:
Michelle Yi, Tejaswinhi Srinivas, Gil Asakawa, Soyon Bueno, Rachele Espiritu, Nozomu Higashide, Peter Seung-Woo Lee, Tri Ma, Jennifer Nguyen, and Sylvia S. Smith-Brown
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: January 22, 2019

Denver Convention Center Hotel Authority Board
Reappointed:
Scott Wylie and Diane Barrett
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Denver Immigrant and Refugee Commission
Reappointed:
Pilar Castro-Reino, Jennifer Gueddiche, Maricruz Herrera, and Karima Osman
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Denver Latino Commission
Reappointed:
Chy Montoya, Tariana Navas-Nieves, Jose Silva, Anne Smith, Kathryn Grove, Steve Chavez, Victoria Lovato, and Joseph Montoya
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: January 1, 2020

Denver Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Commission (LGBTQ)
Appointed:
Robert D. Farol, Jr., Megan Fowler, Lauren Cikara, Angela Maxwell, Andrea Putman, and Shawn Turk
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: May 1, 2019

Denver Office of Strategic Partnerships
Appointed:
Lydia McCoy
Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council
Term expiring: April 20, 2019

Denver Preschool Program Board of Directors
Reappointed:
Janice Sinden
Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council
Term expiring: December 31, 2019

Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA) Board of Directors 
Appointed:
Darryl Jones
Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council
Term expiring: April 3, 2022

Denver Workforce Development Board
Reappointed:
Mark Miller, Stephanie Van Cleve, Cecil Velaquez, Katrina Wert, and Leanne Wheeler
Appointed: Bryan Cook, Christina Gregoire, Fabiana Nardi, Lorena Toland, Daniel Weinstein, and Michael J. Williams
Appointments not subject to City Council for approval
Terms expiring: December 31, 2019

Downtown Denver Business Improvement District Board of Directors
Reappointed:
Gina Guaradcio
Appointed:  Sandrena Robinson
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2020

Employee Health Insurance Committee
Reappointed
:  Arthur Gilkison, Veronica Kirchhevel, and Connie Coyle
Appointed:  Anne Carter and John Utterback
Appointments not subject to City Council for approval
Terms expiring: January 5, 2019

Fax-Mayfair Business Improvement District Board of Directors
Reappointed
: Christian Anderson, Jaime Harris, Barbara Macfarlane, Dan Murray, and Candace Wickstrom
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2020

Federal Boulevard Business Improvement District Board of Directors
Reappointed
: David Berton and Luis Vasquez
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2020

Office of Sustainability Advisory Council
Reappointed:
Devon Buckels, Alex Dane, Monique Dyers, Jocelyn Hittle, Chris Jedd, Megan Jorgensen, Jeff Neuman-Lee, Brenna Simmons-St. Onge, Jill Cooper, Fannie Eddy, Paul Kashmann, Jeff Lakey, and George Pond
Appointed:  Lindsay Arell, Gary Bernfeld, Rudolph Gonzales, Monica Heintz, Caitlin Leibert, Debbie Ortega, Casey Stock, Jason Badgley, Garrett Christnact, Enrique Elizondo, Pete Helseth, Hilda Nucete, Irene Vilar, and Lauren Wilson
Appointments not subject to City Council for approval
Terms expiring: December 31, 2017 (Badgley, Bernfeld, Christnact, Cooper, Eddy, Elizondo, Helseth, Kashmann, Lakey, Nucete, Pond, Vilar, Wilson)
Terms expiring: December 31, 2018 (Arell, Buckels, Dane, Dyers, Gonzales, Heintz, Hittle, Jedd, Jorgensen, Leibert, Neuman-Lee, Ortega, Simmons-St. Onge, Stock)

West Colfax Business Improvement District Board of Directors
Appointed
: Andy Baldyga and Ron Vaughn
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: October 3, 2020

Winter Park Recreational Association Board of Directors
Reappointed
: Michelle Lucero and David E. Thomson
Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council
Terms expiring: December 31, 2020