Mayor Hancock Appointments Several Latinos for Denver Boards and Commissions

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Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced several Denver Boards and Commissions appointments. These appointments cover the period from January 1, 2015 – March 31, 2015.
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 reappointed and appointed members of Denver Boards and Commissions include:

9th Avenue Business Improvement District Board of Directors

Appointed: John Bruno, Frank Cannon, Mark Falcone, Patrick Heck and Jenny Robinson

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring December 31, 2017

Board of Adjustment for Zoning

Reappointed: José Aguayo and Rafael Espinoza

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring February 10, 2020

Board of Appeals

Reappointed: Jerry Maly and Scott Moore

Appointed: Jeffrey Anderson and Kevin Charlson

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2017

Board of Environmental Health

Reappointed: Patti Shwayder

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring December 31, 2019

Career Service Board

Reappointed: Derrick Fuller

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring September 16, 2019

Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District Board of Directors

Appointed: Brett Pearson

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring December 31, 2017

Citizen Oversight Board

Reappointed: Paul Burleson and Nita Gonzales

Appointed: Roger Sherman

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring January 1, 2019

Civil Service Commission

Appointed: Dr. Joseph Sandoval

Appointment not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2016

Colfax Business Improvement District Board of Directors

Reappointed: Vicky Hales

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring December 31, 2017

Deferred Compensation Plan Committee

Reappointed: Bruce Backer and Greg Pixley

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2018

Denver American Indian Commission

Appointed: Daryle Conquering Bear and Lena Lauth

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring July 11, 2016

Denver Asian Pacific American Commission

Reappointed: Ferooza Eswaran, Jinny Kim, Peter Lee and Sylvia Smith-Brown

Appointed: Gil Asakawa, Soyon Bueno, PC Chanthavong, Rachele Espiritu, Tim Higashide, Tri Ma, Jennifer Nguyen, Sekhar Paladugu, Phatsany Pongphachanxay, Tejaswinhi Srinivas and Victoria Yiu

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring January 22, 2017

Denver Botanic Gardens Board of Trustees

Reappointed: Peter Kirsch

Appointed: Victoria Eppler and Allyson Mendenhall

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2017

Denver Commission for People with Disabilities

Appointed: Laura Archuleta, Chris Hinds and Jackie King

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring September 30, 2016

Denver Commission on Cultural Affairs

Appointed: Sarah Kurz

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring August 31, 2016

Denver Community Health Services Board

Reappointed: Angela Casias, April Kalish, Theresa Peña, Susan Powers, Calvin Stegink and Aeric Watson

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring February 2, 2018

Denver Employees Retirement Board

Appointed: Guadalupe Gutierrez-Vasquez

Appointment not subject to City Council for approval

Term expiring January 1, 2021

Denver HIV Resources Planning Council

Reappointed: Robert George, Imani Latif, Carol Lease, Jalene Salazar and Larry Taylor

Appointed: Kahlib Barton, Rabecka Blauvelt, Brent Dysart, Roberto Esquivel, Tammy Garrett-Williams, Patrick Gourley, Todd Grove, Khalil Halim, Kay Kinzie, and Richard Proctor

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2017

Denver Homeless Commission

Appointed: Elayne Gallagher, Cheryl Haggstrom, Councilwoman Robin Kniech, Lindi Sinton, Mark Trast, Leanne Wheeler and Nachshon Zohari

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Members serve at the pleasure of the Mayor

Denver Latino Commission

Reappointed: Steven Chavez, Kathryn Grove, Victoria Lovato, Alexis Menocal Harrigan, Joseph Montoya, Tariana Navas-Nieves, Dulce Saenz, Benilda Samuels, José Silva and Anne Smith

Appointed: Chy Montoya

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring January 1, 2017

Denver Preschool Program Board of Directors

Reappointed: Anna Jo Haynes and Penny May

Appointed: Paul Asper, Judy Ham, Zach Hochstadt, Rebecca Kantor, Amber Munck and Susan Steele

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring December 31, 2015 (Haynes and May)

Terms expiring December 31, 2017 (Asper, Ham, Hochstadt, Kantor, Munck and Steele)

Denver Union Station Project Authority Board of Directors

Reappointed: Laura Aldrete, William Bianco, Jerrold Glick and Michael West

Appointments have been confirmed by Denver City Council

Terms expiring December 31, 2016

Denver Workforce Investment Board

Reappointed: Megan Huffnagle, Margaret Kirkpatrick, Lynne Picard, Caren Swales, Sandra Wagner and Katrina Wert

Appointed: Jenna Espinoza and Leanne Wheeler

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2016

Denver Zoological Foundation Board of Trustees

Appointed: Doug Tisdale

Appointment not subject to City Council for approval

Term expiring December 31, 2017

Employee Health Care Insurance Committee

Reappointed: Arthur Gilkison, Richard Gonzales, Veronica Kirchhevel and Brad Schipper

Appointed: Victoria Oliver

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring January 5, 2017

Facilities & Energy Efficiency Advisory Board

Appointed: Christian Weaver

Appointment not subject to City Council for approval

Term expiring December 31, 2016

Mental Health Center of Denver Board of Directors

Reappointed: Lucille Johnson, Jesse Ogas and Roberta Payne

Appointed: Don Mares

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring March 1, 2017

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Reappointed: Marcus Pachner

Appointed: Dwane Matthews

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring December 31, 2017

Stapleton Development Corporation Board of Directors

Appointed: Patrick Teegarden

Appointment has been confirmed by Denver City Council

Term expiring June 30, 2018

Welfare Reform Board

Reappointed: Penny May

Appointed: Jeff Fitzgerald

Appointments not subject to City Council for approval

Terms expiring January 1, 2019