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Denver is a growing and diverse city. Each one of us can contribute to our city. We need your help by taking the time to serve as an active member of a board or commission. Appointments to boards and/or commissions are a vital part of local government and provide for direct citizen involvement in city affairs. Working together we can successfully prepare for our city’s future.

Mayor Michael B. Hancock appoints approximately 700 people to serve on over 130 City and County of Denver Boards and Commissions. Our office manages this process of recruiting, interviewing and recommending candidates.

Please review our list of boards and commissions if you are interested in considering yourself and/or others in the community who can contribute and influence city policies by serving on one of these boards or commissions.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 10, plus legal advisor

Term: 3-year term, 2-term maximum

Compensation: None

Confirmation: No

Function:  The 14th Street GID maintains the capital assets that make the 14th Street streetscape from Colfax to Market St. on 14th.

Qualifications: District 9 Councilperson, City department staff designee (three plus elected official rep), property owner- or designee; this could be a resident, not only commercial property owner.

Meeting Date: Third Tuesday of the month, (on an as needed basis)

Meeting Time: 12:00-1:15 PM

Meeting Location:

Board Room / Suite 100
Downtown Denver Partnership Offices Tower 3
1515 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                                                 

  1. Creighton Ward, Advisory Board President
  2. Mark Katz, Advisory Board Vice President
  3. Michael Kerrigan, Treasurer
  4. Karen Good, Secretary
  5. Edward Blair
  6. Jeanie McDowell
  7. Bobby Hutchinson
  8. Lance Zanett
  9. Albus Brooks, District 9 City Councilor

Legal Advisor:

  • Rick Kron

Contact:

Beth Moyski
(303) 571-8226
bmoyski@downtowndenver.com

Enabling Authorization: 2009 City Ordinance 464

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Terms: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  The Arapahoe Square Design Advisory Board uses adopted design standards & guidelines to review proposed development and redevelopment projects in the D-AS-12+ and D-AS-20+ one districts and provide recommendations regarding project approval to Denver's Zoning Administrator.

Qualifications: Four design professionals, including one landscape architect, one area property owner, one area resident and one development/construction industry representative.

Meeting Date: Second and fourth Tuesdays of the month

Meeting Time: 11:00 AM

Meeting Location:

Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Dan Craine
  2. Dick Farley
  3. Sarah Komppa
  4. Keith Pryor
  5. Elizabeta Stacishin-Moura, Vice-Chair
  6. Craig Supplee, Chair
  7. David White

Contact:
Heidi Tippetts
heidi.tippetts@denvergov.org

Enabling authorization: Denver Zoning Code Sec. 12.2.8

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  Oversees the outside yearly audit of the city., two appointees by the Mayor, two appointees by City Council and two appointees by the Denver Auditor.

Qualifications: City Managers and an external audit professional familiar with finance or city government. With the exception of the auditor, no member of the committee may hold any other office or employment with the city while serving on the committee.

Meeting Date: 3rd Thursday of the month (September meeting moved to Sept. 13)

Meeting Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

Meeting Location:
Parr-Widener Community Room (Room 389)
City & County Building
1437 Bannock St.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Edward Schultz
  2. Charles Scheibe

Auditor:

  • Tim O’Brien

Contact:

(720) 913-5000
auditor@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Executive Order, #E069 (2001)

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 25
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: Oversee the implementation of the Denver Bicycle Master Plan, work with the City to develop engineering standards for street, roadway and trail designs to accommodate bicycles, review roadway and trail projects.

Qualifications: None

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the month

Meeting Time: 5:30 PM

Meeting Location:

Room 4.I.5
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. John Folsom
  2. Brian Carroll
  3. Noreen Ahmed
  4. Cali Zimmerman
  5. Mariano Castro
  6. Russell Koff
  7. Jordan Block
  8. Lisa Truong
  9. Katherine Agathon
  10. Libby Kaiser
  11. Katherine McKenna
  12. Kevin Williams
  13. Colleen Mentz
  14. Richelle Rothman
  15. Jeremy Coleman
  16. Brian Ernst
  17. Julia Coleman
  18. Tamir Goldstein
  19. James Barour
  20. Bradford Fried
  21. Lynn Coppedge
  22. Andy Sense
  23. Antonia Banducci
  24. James Thacker
  25. Arthur Antoine

Contact:
Dan Raine, Senior City Planner
(720) 865-2660
Dan.Raine@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: None

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term :  5 years
Compensation: yes
Confirmation: None
Enabling Authorization: City Charter B1.19, RMC 59-51

Function: 
The Board is responsible for reviewing appeals from decisions of the Zoning Administration and Appeals to Zoning Code and can grant Zoning variance and exceptions "as well as review permit applications for Special Exceptions."

Qualifications: 
Traditions but not set, i.e. different quadrants. 

Members:
Frank Schultz, 2/10/23
Sandra Roberts-Taylor, 2/10/19
Jose Aguayo, 2/10/20
Penny Elder, 2/10/21
James Keavney, 2/10/22

Meets: 
Hearing Room
Every Tuesday at 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (except Holidays)
2H14, 201 West Colfax Avenue, WEWMB

Contact: 
Austin E. Keithler
720-913-3056
Austin.Keithler@denvergov.org

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9

Term: 3 years

Compensation: $70/meeting

Confirmation: No

Function:  The Board is responsible for reviewing appeals of administrative decisions made by the Building Department concerning building code provisions.

Qualifications: The Board is comprised of one architect (and one alternate architect), one contractor, one professional engineer (and one alternate engineer), one preservationist and two citizen members who cannot be associated with the buidling industry (and one citizen alternate).

Meeting Date: Jan.-Oct. fourth Thursday of the month; November-December as needed.

Meeting Time: 8:30 AM

Meeting Location:

Room 2.L.1.
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO., 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

  1. Peter Marxhausen                  12/31/2018
  2. Michael Blake                         12/31/2018
  3. Matt Chiodini                          12/31/2018
  4. Laurie Simonson                     12/31/2018
  5. Matthew Ruhland                   12/31/2018
  6. Jerry Maly                               12/31/2020
  7. Kevin Charlson                        12/31/2020
  8. Jeffrey Anderson                     12/31/2020

Contact:

Bette Rhone
(720) 865-2513
bette.rhone@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Established by Ordinance in 1952

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2, plus 1 joint appointment with City Council

Term: 4 years

Compensation: None

Confirmation: Yes

Function: To administer the Denver Code of Ethics, to give ethics advice to city officials and employees and to consider ethics complaints filed by citizens about city personnel.

Qualifications: Five qualified electors. Two to be appointed by the Mayor, two to be appointed by City Council and 1 joint appointment by the Mayor and City Council.

Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of the month

Meeting Time: 8:00 AM

Meeting Location:

Room 2.D.4.
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

  1. Roy Wood                               4/30/2019
  2. Andrew Armatas                    4/30/2021

Mayoral/City Council Joint Appointee:

  • Sylvia Smith-Brown                4/30/2021

Contact:

Michael Henry
(720) 865-8412
michael.henry@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: RMC, Article IV

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 1
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: Recommend persons to the Mayor and City Council to be appointed to the Board of Ethics when vacancies occur.

Qualifications: None

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Brian Spano                             4/7/2021

Contact:

Michael Henry
(720) 865-8412
michael.henry@denvergov.org

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 4

Term: 3 years

Compensation: None

Confirmation: No

Function:  The trustees are responsible for overseeing the administration, operation and maintenance of the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Qualifications: Members must be residents of the City and County of Denver and reside within one mile of the Botanic Gardens

Meeting Date: Fourth Tuesday of every other month (Jan., Mar., May, Jul., Sep., Nov.)

Meeting Time: 3:00 PM

Meeting Location:

Gates Hall - Main Boettcher Memorial Building
Denver Botanic Gardens
909 York Street
Denver, CO. 80206

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Catherine A. Hance                 12/31/2019
  2. Victoria Eppler                        12/31/2020
  3. Peter Kirsh                              12/31/2020
  4. Allyson Mendenhall                12/31/2020

 

Ex-Officio Member:

  • Happy Haynes

Contact:

Karen Peters
phone: (720) 865-3515
Fax: (720) 865-3(720)
petersk@botanicgardens.org

Enabling Authorization: City & County of Denver and Denver Botanic Gardens Agreement, 1991

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 3
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  Section 30-6-109.7, C.R.S. sets forth a process to correct irregular and irrational boundaries between the city and county of Denver and the neighboring counties of Adams, Arapahoe, and Jefferson, which result in the confusion and inefficient delivery of public services or which jeopardize the ability of landowners to use and develop their property. The Boundary Council Commission performs these functions set forth in this state statute.

Qualifications: Members must hold a city office.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

  1. Mary Beth Susman                 7/1/2020
  2. Albus Brooks                           7/1/2020
  3. Kevin Flynn                              7/1/2020

Contact:

Chuck Solomon, City Attorney Office
(720) 913-3286
charles.solomon@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Denver Charter Section 2.2.6 (A)

Business Improvement District - Bluebird

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term
: 4 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Board of Directors is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the Bluebird Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants paying real or personal property tax within the district.

Meeting Date: Third Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 10:30 AM
Meeting Location:
#GL1
1633 Fillmore St.
Denver, CO. 80206

Mayoral Appointees:                    Term Expiration:

  1. Don Novak                              05-31-2020
  2. Sean Mandel                           05-31-2020
  3. Sung “Tiger” Kim                    05-31-2020 
  4. Chris Swank                            05-31-2020
  5. Sean Buchan                             05-31-2020 
  6. Richard “Buzz” Geller             05-31-2022
  7. Tom Secrist                             05-31-2022

Contact:
Dan Shah
(303) 931-8680
socialimpactlaw@gmail.com

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance


Business Improvement District - Cherry Creek North

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 12
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Business Improvement District (BID) responsibilities are to create a quality and supportive environment that enhances the ability of the district’s retailers, property owners and tenants to prosper individually. Some maintenance services include irrigation and lawn maintenance of more than 3.5 acres of grass; snow removal from 32,000 square feet of right -of-way sidewalk; trash removal; maintenance of the fountains, plaza, lighting, and benches.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants within the district.

Meeting Date: Second Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 7:30 AM
Meeting Location:
Lower Level
299 E. Milwaukee St.
Denver, CO. 80206

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Jan Lucas                                 12-31-2018    
  2. Roy Kline                                 12-31-2018
  3. Lynda Campbell                      12-31-2018
  4. John Conway                           12-31-2018
  5. Chris Manley                           12-31-2018
  6. Marshall Miranda                   12-31-2018
  7. Calley Rigg                              12-31-2018
  8. Eric Buchanan                         12-31-2018
  9. Karrie Fletcher                        12-31-2018
  10. Katie Friedland                        12-31-2018

Contact:
Julie Underdahl
(303) 394-2904
julie@cherrycreeknorth.com

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance 154


Business Improvement District - Cherry Creek Sub-area

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Business Improvement District (BID) is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the district.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants within the district.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Paul Stann                               12/31/2018
  2. David Veldman                       12/31/2018
  3. Dan Reagan                            12/31/2018
  4. Robert Grey                            12/31/2018

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance 31-25-1201 (BID)


Business Improvement District - Colfax

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: Responsibilities include creating a quality and supportive environment that enhances the ability of the districts retailers, property owners and tenants to prosper individually. Some maintenance services include: irrigation and lawn maintenance of more than 3.5 acres of grass; snow removal from 32,000 square feet of right-of-way sidewalk; trash removal; maintenance of the fountains, plaza, lighting, and benches.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants within the district.

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 10:00 PM
Meeting Location:
1490 Lafayette, Suite 108
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

  1. Sean O’Connell                        12/31/2018
  2. Ron Vaughn                            12/31/2019
  3. Andy Baldyga                          12/31/2019
  4. Vicky Hales                             12/31/2020
  5. Yvette Freeman                      12/31/2020
  6. Katherine Bettis                      12/31/2020
  7. James Callahan                       12/31/2020

Contact:
Frank Locantore
(720) 767-2243
frank@colfaxave.com

Enabling Authorization: 31-25-1201 State Statute


Business Improvement District - Downtown Denver

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Business Improvement District (BID) is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the Downtown Denver Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants within the district.

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 1:30 PM
Meeting Location:
Suite #100
Downtown Denver Partnership
1515 Arapahoe
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Jonathon Buerge                    12/31/2018
  2. Dorit Makovsky Fischer          12/31/2018
  3. Austin Kane                             12/31/2018
  4. David Kaufman                       12/31/2018
  5. Bahman Safa                          12/31/2018
  6. Gina Guarascio                       12/31/2019
  7. Sandrena Robinson                 12/31/2019

Contact:
Beth Moyski
(303) 571-8226
bmoyski@downtowndenver.com

Enabling Authorization: City Charter, Section A2.29-A2.45


Business Improvement District - Federal Boulevard

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Business Improvement District (BID) is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the Federal Boulevard Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants paying real or personal property tax within the district.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                        

  1. Nikki Mohaupt                         
  2. Marshall Vanderburg             
  3. David Berton                          
  4. Luis Vasquez                          
  5. Andrew Fournier                    

Contact:
Leslie Targowski
(303) 880-3508
leslieht@outlook.com

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance


Business Improvement District - Colfax to Mayfair

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Board of Directors is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the Colfax-Mayfair Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, property owners and/or office tenants within the district.

Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of the Month
Meeting Time: 9:00 AM
Meeting Location:
The Art Gym
1460 Leyden St.
Denver, CO. 80220

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Maurice Bennett                     12/31/2018
  2. Mark Berzins                           12/31/2018
  3. Barbara MacFarlane               12/31/2019
  4. Dan Murray                             12/31/2019
  5. Candace Wickstrom                12/31/2019
  6. Christian Anderson                 12/31/2020
  7. Jamie Harris                            12/31/2020

Contact:
Hilarie Portell
(720) 810-3906
hilarie@colfaxmayfairbid.com


Business Improvement District - River North

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Business Improvement District (BID) is responsible for the administration, operation and maintenance of the River North Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: Members must be residents of the City and County of Denver, tenants or property owners in the district.

Meeting Date: Meets twice a year, please contact for more information
Meeting Time: TBD
Meeting Location: TBD

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

  1. Josh Fine                                 6/16/2018
  2. Sonia Danielson                      6/16/2018
  3. Andrew Feinstein                   6/16/2018
  4. Tracy Weil                               6/16/2019
  5. Tai Beldock                              6/16/2019
  6. Rachel Rabun                          6/16/2020
  7. Bryan Slekes                           6/16/2020
  8. Justin Croft                              6/16/2020
  9. Ari Stutz                                  6/16/2020

 

Contact:
Jamie Licko
(303) 345-8285
jamie@rinoartdistrict.org

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance No. 15-0304


Business Improvement District - Santa Fe

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term : 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: City Council

Function: 
The business improvement district is responsible for the administration, operation and maintainance of the Sante Fe Business Improvement District.

Qualifications: 
Members must be residents of the City and County of Denver, tenants or property owners in the District.

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance 0463, Series 2014

Members:
Lindi Sinton, 12/31/18
Howard Snyder, 12/31/18
Cheryl Spector, 12/31/18
Debbie Stoner, 12/31/18
Andrea Barela, 12/31/19
Russell Brown, Jr. 12/31/19
Jack Pappalardo, 12/31/19

Contact Person:
Andrea Barela
303-534-8342
abarela@newsed.org


Business Improvement District - West Colfax


Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term : 3 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: City Council

Function: 
Responsibilities include creating a quality and supportive environment that enhances the ability of the district's retailers, property owners and tenants to prosper individually.

Qualifications: 
Members must be a representative of at least one of the following: retailer, property owner, or office tenant within the West Colfax District.

Meets: 
To be determined

Enabling Authorization: State Statute, City Ordinance #598

Members:
Cameron Bertron, 10/3/2016
David Goldblatt, 10/3/2017
Dennis Gonzalez, 10/3/2017
Rene Doubelday, 10/3/18
Win King, 10/3/18


Contact Person:
Dan Shah
303-623-3232
dshah@westcolfaxbid.org

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 3
Term : POM
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: 
To oversee the Cableland Home Foundation 

Qualifications: 

  • 2 appointed by the Mayor
  • 4 appoointed by the Cableland Home Foundation
  • Manager of Parks and Recreation 

Members:
Anthony Aragon 
Honorable Marcia Johnson
Allegra "Happy" Haynes, Mgr. of Parks & Rec.
Mary Beth Susman

Meets: 
Monthly; 3rd Thursday of March, June, September, and December
12:00pm(noon)
4150 Shangrila
Denver, CO 80246

Contact Person: 
Daniel Beck
303-399-7400
cableland@ci.denver.co.us

Enabling Authorization: Joint Agreement with the Cableland Home Foundation

Number of members: 5
Term : 5 years
Compensation: Yes
Confirmation: Yes

Function: 
The Career Service Board maintains a merit-based personnel system for the Career Service and ensures the City’s commitment as an equal opportunity employer in accordance with the City Charter and the Denver Revised Municipal Code. The Board appoints the Executive Director of the Office of Human Resources (“OHR”) and the Career Service Hearing Officers, oversees OHR and the Career Service Hearing Office, and serves as a quasi-judicial body to decide appeals of decisions of the Career Service Hearing Officers.

Qualifications: 
City and County of Denver current employees may not serve on this board.

Members:
Karen DuWaldt, 9/16/22 (Co-Chair)
Neil Peck, 9/16/20 (Co-Chair)
Patricia Barela Rivera, 9/16/21
Tracy Winchester, 9/16/19

Meets:
1st Thursday, 5 p.m. and 3rd Thursday, 9 a.m.
201 West Colfax Avenue
Wellington Webb building
Room 4.G.2.

Contact: 
George Branchaud, Office of Human Resources
720-913-5650
George.Branchaud@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: City Charter C5.23

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 8 Members
Term: 3 Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No
 
Function: The Board advises and assists the planning board and/or planning office in their review procedures.

Qualifications:
 Three licensed architects and one licensed landscape architect who reside in Denver; one member of the Board of Cherry Creek North Business Improvement District or its designated successor; one property owner; one retailer from the district; and one non-voting representative from the Denver Planning Office.
 
Members:
Matt Mahoney , 12/31/19   
Brian Klipp, 12/31/19
Bill Moon, 12/31/19
Blake Mauer,   12/31/19     
Bob Mattucci, 12/31/19     
Chris Dunn, 12/31/19
Dick Marshall, 12/31/19    
Lawrence Covell, 12/31/19
Matt McMichael, 12/31/19
Chris Gleissner, Ex-Officio
 
Meets: Bi-monthly on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at 299 Milwaukee.

Contact:
 Chris Gleissner 720-865-2938  chris.gleissner@ci.denver.co.us   

Enabling Authorization:
 Charter Sec. 59-530

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7 
Term: 4 Year Terms
Compensation: Up to $1200.00 per year in addition to necessary expenses. 
Confirmation: Yes

Function:
 Assess the effectiveness of the Monitor's Office; make policy level recommendations regarding discipline, use of force, and other policies; address rules, hiring, training, community relations, and the complaint process; address any other issues of concern to the community, members of the board, the monitor, the Manager of Safety, the Chief of Police, the Undersheriff, or the Fire Chief. 
 
Qualifications: Must be resident of the City and County of Denver; no officer or employee of the City; neither the members of the Board nor any of their immediate family members, shall have ever been employed by the Denver Police, Sheriff of Fire Department.

Members:
Paul Burleson 01/01/19
Roger Sherman, 01/01/19
Nita Gonzales 01/01/19
Cisco Gallardo, 01/01/20
Mark Brown, 01/01/20
Mary Davis, 01/01/20
Katina Banks, 01/01/20

Meets:
1st and 3rd Friday from 10:00am - Noon
Location is TBD

Contact:          
Board voicemail: 720-913-3150
Gia Irlando
Gia.Irlando@denvergov.org 
(720) 913-3307
 

Enabling Authorization: City Ordinance #730 (2004)

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2
Term: 2 years
Compensation: Yes
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Commission's duties, powers and responsibilities include establishing, fostering and maintaining a merit personnel system providing for the selection and appointment by the Manager of Safety of those determined to be the best qualified entry-level applicants and promotional candidates to the Classified Service of the Denver Fire and Police Departments.  The Commission is also responsible for establishing and administering a disciplinary and disqualification review process for members of the Classified Service.

Qualifications: The Commissioners shall be citizens of the United States. Two (2) members of the Commission shall be appointed by the Mayor, Two (2) members of the Commission shall be appointed by City Council, and One (1) member of the Commission shall be nominated by the Mayor and appointed by ordinance or resolution of the Council.

Composition: In making appointments to the Commission, the Mayor and City Council shall consider the diversity of the citizens of the City & County of Denver.

Meeting Date: Second and fourth Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 9:30 AM
Meeting Location:
7th Floor - Civil Service Commission
Denver Post Building
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:

  • Joseph Sandoval                     
  • Larry Trujillo
  • Sylvia Murray, Joint appointment with City Council

Contact:
Earl Peterson, Executive Director
(720) 913-3351
earl.peterson@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: City Charter (C5.54)75

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 21
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation:

Function: The board is responsible for advising city government on community correction issues, establishing program criteria and participating in the screening and selection of potential candidates for placement in community facilities.

Qualifications: The Denver Community Corrections Board shall consist of twenty-one members, who shall be appointed by the Mayor and whose appointments shall be confirmed by ordinance. The Board shall be comprised as follows: six representatives of the citizens of the city; three representatives of the city department of safety; one of whom shall be the director of the department of corrections/undersheriff; one locally elected official; two individuals with experience, knowledge, and interest in the criminal justice field; one victim's advocate from a local public or private agency; the remaining members to include not more than one representative from each of the following public agencies: the city district attorney's office; the city public defender's office; the city department of human services; the state department of corrections; the state department of human services; the city public school district; the city district court adult probation; and the city district court juvenile probation office.

Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 7:30 AM
Meeting Location
11th Floor
Minoru Yasui Building
303 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                                                                         Term Expiration:

  1. Patrick Firman                         Denver Sheriff                        06/30/2019    
  2. Tutu Mulatu                            DPS Rep.                                 06/30/2019
  3. Jane J. Prancan                        Citizen Rep.                             06/20/2019
  4. Margaret Reiland                    Criminal Justice Rep.               06/30/2019
  5. David Johnson                         Division of Adult Parole          06/30/2020
  6. Shawn Cohn                            Probation Officer                    06/30/2020
  7. Sylvia Sich                               Public Safety Rep                    06/30/2020
  8. Jay Flynn                                 Citizen Rep.                             06/30/2021
  9. Mike Anderson                       Criminal Justice                       06/30/2021
  10. Daniel Diaz                              Department of Safety Rep      06/30/2021
  11. Michael Song                          Denver DA Office                    06/30/2021
  12. Jason D. Romportl                  Denver Adult Probation          06/30/2021
  13. Dana Niemla                           Denver Human Services         06/30/2021
  14. Jorge Aleman                          Colorado Human Services      06/30/2021    
  15. Jason Anderson                       Victim Advocate Rep.             06/30/2021
  16. Deana Maes                            Probation Officer.                   06/30/2021
  17. Demetria Trujillo                     Public Defender Rep.              06/30/2022
  18. Sarah Chaikin                          Victim Advocate Rep.             06-30-2022
  19. Jim Martinez                           Citizen Rep.                             06-30-2022    
  20. Paul Rosenthal                        Elected Official Rep.               06-30-2022
  21. Dianne L. Tramutola-Lawson    Citizen Rep.                             06-30-2022

Contact:
Greg Mauro
(720) 913-8252
greg.mauro@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: CRS 17-27-103/Resolution No. 63 Series 1989

Number of Mayoral Appointments: Undeclared
Term: Pleasure of the Mayor (POM)
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To help alleviate the effects of poverty, demonstrate a way out of poverty and promote movement toward self-sufficiency for low-income residents of Denver whose income does not exceed 125% of federal poverty level.

Meetings: Times and dates vary. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Lelia Odom
  2. Randy McCall
  3. Kendra Sutton
  4. Jay Morein
  5. Dennis Martinez
  6. Erin Mewhinney
  7. Nicole Stone
  8. Kristin Barnes

Contact:
Ben Levek
(720) 944-2875
ben.levek@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Public Law 105-285-Oct. 27, 1998

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 15
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: 1) To reduce Crime, partly by reducing criminal recidivism; (2) to facilitate coordination among justice system agencies; (3) support the development of a data-driven criminal justice system that offers a range of evidence-based sanctions and programs; (4) facilitate the development of information technology and data necessary for effective criminal justice policy development, jail population management, and evaluation of sanctions and programs to hold offenders accountable; (5) facilitate efficient use of jail space by encouraging alternatives, where appropriate; (6) to recommend expenditures from the Crime Prevention and Control Fund.

Qualifications: 15 representatives shall be from the following: defense bar, offender service providers, Denver Public Schools, Juvenile Services Planning Committee, city/county juvenile justice system, academia, homeless and mental health service providers, 3 victim advocates or representatives, Denver State Delegation, and 3 community at-large members. 12 members shall be designated agency officers and 3 shall be Denver City Council members.

Meeting Date: Third Wednesday of the month (Except December)
Meeting Time: 3:00-4:00 PM
Meeting Location
Room 1.B.6
Webb Municipal Building
Denver, CO 80202
(contact to confirm)

Mayoral Appointees:                                                                         Term Expiration:

  1. Sean McDermott                     Criminal Defense                    09/01/2018
  2. Heather Salazar                      Offender Services                   09/01/2018
  3. Shawn Cohn                            Juvenile Justice                       09/01/2019
  4. Henry Jackson                         Academic                                09/01/2019
  5. Stacey Hervey                        Victim Advocate                      09/01/2020
  6. Robert Bremer                       Victim Advocate                      09/01/2020
  7. Dr. Eldridge Greer                   Academic (DPS)                      09/01/2020    
  8. Dr. Kyla Armstrong Romero   Juvenile Services                     09/01/2020
  9. Leslie Herod                            Legislative Rep                        09/01/2020
  10. Lisa Thompson                          Homeless Rep.                        09/01/2020
  11. Dr. Jennifer Gafford                Mental Health                        09/01/2020    
  12. Leo Alirez                                Victim Advocate                      09/01/2020
  13. Dr. Robert Schleper                At-Large                                  09/01/2020
  14. Gabriela Sandoval                   At-large                                   09/01/2020
  15. Nneka Mcphee                        At-Large                                  09/01/2020

Contact:
Nikole Bruns
(720) 865-8841
nikole.bruns@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: CB 152 2005

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

Function:  The Board administers the Plan and meets monthly with the Plan's Third Party Administrator (TIAA) to receive a financial report on the plan status and administration, any changes to the offering of funds needs to be approved by the board, the board also approves any changes/updates to the plan, and makes recommendations to the city on third party administrator contract renewals or contract changes, seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor, two (2) by City Council, and one (1) CFO representative.

Qualifications: Must be city employees and contributing member of the plan or a city retiree with assets held within the plan.

Meeting Date: Fourth Tuesday of the month.

Meeting Time: 1:00 PM

Meeting Location
Room 1.B.6
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO. 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Greg Pixley                              12/31/2018
  2. Les Perry                                  12/31/2019
  3. Bettye Enders                         12/31/2019
  4. Greg King                                12/31/2020
  5. Zlatko Letica                           12/31/2020
  6. Christopher O’Brien                12/31/2021

CFO Representative:

  • Steve Ellington

Contact:
Steve Ellington
(720) 913-9384
steve.ellington@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Denver Code Sec. 18-436

Plan Details

The Denver African-American Commission is charged with advising the Mayor on issues and concerns that impact or are of importance to the African American community. We serve as a bridge between the African American community and policy-makers and engage in responsible activism for the community:

  • Convener: Forums, communities, community groups, panels, focus groups, inbound information
  • Communicator: Via website, directory, flyers, urban spectrum, other city offices, indirect communication, outbound information
  • Advocate: Talk to policy makers
  • Resource: For mayor and city council
     

We are proud of Denver, its diversity and its commitment to providing the best atmosphere for all its citizens. 
 

The Mission of the Denver American Indian Commission is to enhance present and future communications between the Denver American Indian Community and the City and County of Denver, to advocate for social and cultural awareness and to promote economic and political equality.

Function: The purpose of the commission is to link the AAPI community and the mayor's office, Agency for Human Rights and Community Relations, and other city agencies and offices to respond to emerging issues of importance to the Denver AAPI communities in areas most critical including but not limited to education, mental health, cultural acculturation, immigration, and integration.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

The Mayor and the Community Planning Development seek representatives with certain experience to review requested variances to the building code concerning the repair, rehabilitation or change of use or occupancy of any building, structure or utility.  If you have a desire to join this committee and you fit the below requirements, please apply through the Boards & Commission webpage.

Function: The Denver Building and Fire Code Rehabilitation Committee was created to address and allow for cost-effective and efficient renovation of existing building built before January 1, 1965 which may not meet the strict letter of present building and fire codes, but that still meet basic life-safety standards.

Qualifications: The Mayor and Community Planning Development are seeking representatives with certain experience to volunteer to serve on this committee whose intent is to review requested variances to the building code concerning the repair rehabilitation or change of use or occupancy of any building, structure or utility. Committee membership shall consist of at least one (1) representative for each of these eight (8) categories.

  1. Architect with broad based experience in the field of architecture
  2. Contractor possessing a Building Contractor Class A or Class B license for the City & County of Denver
  3. Fire Protection engineer or degreed code consultant
  4. Preservationist, a person with expertise in historic preservation of buildings and structures
  5. Person with real estate, real estate development or real estate financing
  6. Person with expertise in accessible design or construction to represent the Commission of People with Disabilities of the City and County of Denver
  7. Person with expertise in the field of Mechanical, Electrical or Plumbing (MEP)
  8. A registered professional engineer with expertise in lateral stability of structures and expertise in unreinforced masonry buildings

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Gary Arnold, Denver Pipefitters Local 208
  2. Benton Cook, Structural Engineer

Contact:
Scott Prisco
(720) 865-3206
scott.Prisco@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Denver Amendments to International Existing Building Code (IEBC) Chapter 14 Sect. 1402-1407.

The mission of Denver's Commission for People with Disabilities is to promote and enhance equality for people with disabilities through empowerment, advocacy and education by working with community members, and City and County of Denver officials and employees who have the ability to affect change.

Function: The Denver Commission on Aging helps to make Denver the best community for older adults through outreach, communication and advocacy.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 24
Term: 3 years
Compensation: No
Confirmation: Yes

Function:  The Commission is responsible for providing advice and input to the Mayor and City Council on issues relating to its constituent groups, recommend procedures, programs, legislation or administrative action to promote and ensure equal rights for the people of the city in connection with cultural issues.

Qualifications: The commission shall include eight members of acknowledged accomplishment as either amateurs or professionals in one or more of the following fields: architecture, art criticism, art education, art history, choreography, dance, communicative arts, crafts, folk and ethnic arts, literature, media arts, music, opera, painting, photography, sculpture, theatre, including community theatre, and urban design.

Meeting Date: First Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 4:00-6:00PM
Meeting Location:
Different cultural venue each month. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Bobbi Walker                          08/31/2018
  2. Stephen Brackett                    08/31/2018    
  3. FloraJane DiRienzo                 08/31/2018
  4. Jami Duffy                               08/31/2018
  5. Carolynne Harris                     08/31/2018
  6. Paul Lhevine                            08/31/2018
  7. Toluwanimi Obiwole              08/31/2018
  8. Madalena Salazar                   08/31/2018
  9. Van Schoales                          08/31/2018
  10. Suzi Smith                               08/31/2018
  11. Bobby Lefebre                        08/31/2018
  12. Alvina Vasquez                        08/31/2018
  13. Derrick Velasquez                   08/31/2018
  14. Katherine Greeley                   08/31/2018
  15. Maren Stewart                        08/31/2018
  16. Sarah Kurz                               08/31/2018
  17. Sean O'Connell                        08/31/2019
  18. Michael Mowry                       08/31/2020
  19. Kyle Chism                              08/31/2020
  20. Josh Comfort                           08/31/2020

Ex-Officio Members:

  • Mary Louise Lee

Contact:
Ginger White
(720) 865-4314
ginger.white@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: 1991 Ordinance (Revise Municipal Code 28-20)

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 17
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  To supervise governance of Denver Community Health Services (DCHS) to act as co-applicant with Denver Health and Hospitals for Federal Grant to DCHS.

Qualifications: Majority must be consumers of the DCHS; no more than half of the remaining members may be persons who derive more than ten (10) percent of annual income from the health care industry; the remaining members must be representative of DCHS Catchment area and knowledgeable in community affairs, local government finance, legal affairs, trade unions, business or social service; at least one member must be a member of the board of Health and Hospitals; no board member may be an employee of the DCHS or related by blood or marriage to such employee; project director may be non-voting ex-officio member.

Meeting Date: Third Thursday of the month

Meeting Time: 6:00 PM

Meeting Location
9th Floor Board Room
Denver Health & Hospital Authority Administration Building
601 N. Broadway
Denver, CO. 80209

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Sara Carpenter                       02/02/2019
  2. Maria “Rita” Munoz                02/02/2019
  3. John Niemann                         02/02/2019
  4. Susan Powers                          02/02/2019
  5. Jose Reyes                               02/02/2019
  6. Katherine Archuleta                02/02/2020
  7. John Anduri                             02/02/2020
  8. Debby Davis                            02/02/2020
  9. Carol Lewis                              02/02/2020
  10. Sarah Pardikes                        02/02/2020
  11. Carolyn Paul                            02/02/2020
  12. Rodolfo Rodriguez                  02/02/2020
  13. Rebecca Sunshine-DeWitt      02/02/2020
  14. Patricia Archer                        02/02/2021
  15. Laine DeFreece                       02/02/2021
  16. April Kalish                              02/02/2021
  17. Barbara King                           02/02/2021

Contact:
Jennifer Botello
(303) 602-4954
jennifer.botello@dhha.org

Enabling Authorization: Executive Order

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function:  The board is responsible for owning, acquiring, constructing, equipping, operating and financing the Convention Center Headquarters Hotel on behalf of the city and its residents.

Qualifications: Must be 18 years of age or older and cannot be an employee of the City and County of Denver if two (2) members are already City and County of Denver employees.

Meeting Date: Fourth Monday of the month
Meeting Time: 12:00 PM
Meeting Location
General Manager’s Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
650 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Jaren Ducker                           12/31/2018
  2. Nick LeMasters                       12/31/2018
  3. Scott Wylie                             12/31/2019
  4. Matthew Burkett                    12/31/2019
  5. Margaret Danuser                   12/31/2019
  6. Luella Chavez D’Angelo          12/31/2020
  7. Susan Cantwell                       12/31/2020

Contact:
Bill Mosher
(303) 628-7439
bmosher@trammellcrow.com

Enabling Authorization: City Ordinance #150 Series of 2003- Council Bill #125


Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2, one of which is a Denver Human Services Designee
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  To secure adequate funding in order to provide comprehensive quality early childhood education in order to start young children and their families on the road to success in school and their lives.

Qualifications: Representation from the Mayor’s Office, Denver Public Schools, City Council, City Agencies, Head Start, private/for-profit/non-profit child care and education providers, health professionals, parents and the business community.

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 9:00-11:00 AM
Meeting Location
Tramway Nonprofit Center
3532 Franklin St.
Denver, CO 80205

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Todd Jorgensen                      06/30/2020
  2. Andrew Sullivan                      06/30/2020

Contact:
Emily Bustos
(720) 644-2564
emily@denverearlychildhood.org

Enabling Authorization: Joint agreement

Number of Mayoral Appointments: Undeclared
Term: Pleasure of the Mayor (POM)
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  Carries out the policy of the City and County of Denver to encourage and facilitate donations by its officers and employees to diverse organizations that benefit the community in charitable ways.

Qualifications: None
Meeting Date: Third Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 12:00 PM
Meeting Location
Room 4.I.4
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Beth Machann, chair              Controller's Office
  2. Elizabeth Zollo                        Public Works
  3. Dody Erickson                         Parks & Recreation
  4. Rose Maes                              Environmental Health
  5. James Williamson                   General Services
  6. Laura Wachter                        Dept. of Public Safety
  7. Leanna Salas                           Denver Human Services
  8. Andrea Christensen                Denver International Airport
  9. Valerie Nealey                         Denver Water
  10. Lisa Rorden                             Denver City Attorney’s Office

Contact:
Beth Mchann
(720) 913-5515
beth.machann@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Executive Order #77

 

Function: Mission is to enhance the social, economic, and political quality of life in Denver by assisting gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people in the attainment of equality and full opportunity. Empower the GLBT community through coalition building and disseminating information and other resources. The primary focus is legislation and other public policy affecting the GLBT community.

The Denver Immigrant and Refugee Commission advocates for the immigrant and refugee communities of the City of Denver. They connect communities with allies, stakeholders and resources in Denver and provide valuable community context and input to policy makers. The Commission engages communities in an integrative and meaningful way and provides education by raising awareness about resources that will make their integration into the Denver community constructive.

Function: The council is responsible for advising the city on issues and concerns affecting the Latino Community in Denver.

Function: Shall make recommendations to the mayor regarding non-profit sector issues related but not limited to policies affecting the non-profit sectors, possible city and  Denver/non-profit partnerships, and identifying potential resources.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 15
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Qualifications: Directors shall be natural persons who are 18 years of age or older. In addition, the Directors shall be persons with the following qualifications: parents of young children; early childhood education providers, representing a diverse range of different types of providers; education advocates or experts; representatives of the business community; representatives of the non-profit community; community representatives.

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 1:00-3:00 PM
Meeting Location
Suite B
305 Park Ave West
Denver, CO 80205

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

1.     Stacie Gilmore                        12/31/2018

2.     Mike Yankovich                       12/31/2018

3.     Rosemarie Allen                      12/31/2018

4.     Michael Baker                         12/31/2018  

5.     Chris Watney                          12/31/2018

6.     Anna Jo Haynes                       12/31/2018

7.     Janice Sinden                          12/31/2019

8.     Penny May                              12/31/2019

9.     Zach Hochstadt                       12/31/2020

10.  Rebecca Kantor                       12/31/2020

11.  Amber Munck                         12/31/2020

12.  Susan Steele                            12/31/2020

Contact:
Jennifer Landrum
(720) 287-5055
jennifer@dpp@org

Enabling Authorization: Mayor’s Office

The Denver Women’s Commission promotes the social, economic and political quality of life in Denver by assisting women in the attainment of equality and full opportunity by:

  • Advocating for women
  • Empowering women through coalition building, disseminating information and sharing community resources
  • Monitoring and recommending legislation and proposed policy changes affecting women
     

Our Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. They serve 2 year terms. Commissioners must live or work in the City and County of Denver.

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2
Term: N/A
Compensation: None
Confirmation: None

Members:
Kevin Patterson
Elaine Torres

Function: Volunteer and support organization to start. Raise funds to support Denver Zoological Foundation. Serve as goodwill ambassadors in the community

Meets:
TBD

Contact:
Andrew Rowan
720.337.1635
ARowan@denverzoo.org

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 4, plus representative from Denver Human Services
Term: 3 years
Compensation:
Confirmation:

Function: The committee is responsible for approving all applications for educational refunds filed by eligible employees for course of study; establishing standards, policies and procedures for program administration; providing oversight and ensuring compliance with all standards and policies; reviewing and approving accredited colleges/universities and the courses provided by them; reviewing and approving written periodic budget reports from the Office of Human Resources related to the education refund program; acting as a final board of review for any disputes relating to the education refund program which cannot be settled by the Office of Human Resources. The decisions of the committee in approving or disapproving any actions in regard to reimbursement shall be final.

Qualifications: None
Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Eric Poehlmann                       04/17/2021
  2. Zach McDade                          04/17/2021
  3. Kelly Duffy                               04/17/2021
  4. Dionne Williams                     04/17/2021
  5. Karen Niparko, Director of Denver Human Services

Contact:
Patricia Rowe
(720) 913-5727
patricia.rowe@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: City Charter 18-364

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5 Members
Term: POM Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: None
 

Function: The board is responsible for performing all the duties and functions heretofore performed by the commissioners of the City and County of Denver, or board of supervisors on reference to the equalization, reduction, abatement, and rebate of general taxes. They shall perform all the duties required by the constitution and general laws of the state now or hereafter required to be performed by county commissioners, except the levying of the taxes, which shall be levied by the council.

Qualifications: None.
 
Members:
Murphy Robinson, Executive Director of General Services
Todd Richardson, Deputy Manager of Public Works
Debra Johnson, Clerk and Recorder
Brendan Hanlon, Chief Financial Officer
Albus Brooks, City Council President

Meets:
 The Board written hearings are scheduled the second Thursday of the month at 3:00pm – 4:00pm.
Assessor’s Office
201 W Colfax, Dept 406
Denver, CO 80202 

The hearing dates are as follows:
  • January 11, 2018
  • February 8, 2018
  • March 8, 2018
  • April 12, 2018
  • May 10, 2018
  • June 14, 2018
  • July 12, 2018
  • August 9, 2018
  • September 13, 2018
  • October 11, 2018
  • November 8, 2018
  • December 13, 2018
Contact: 
Geneva Campos
(720) 913-4038
geneva.campos@denvergov.org
 
Enabling Authorization: City Charter, A5.21

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Compensation: None

Members:
Roy Wood, Mayoral Appt. 04/30/19
Patrick D. Tooley, City Council Appt, 04/30/19
Judge Andrew Armatas, Mayoral Appt, 04/30/21
Sylvia Smith, Mayoral/City Council Appt, 04/30/21
Julia C. Yeckes, City Council Appt, 04/20/21

Function: To administer the Denver Cofe of Ethics, to give ethics advice to city officials and employees and to consider ethics complaints filed by citizens or city personnel.  

Qualifications: Four qualified electors, two to be appointed by the Mayor and two to be appointed by City Council, and one joint appointment between the Mayor and City Council.

Meets: 
Third Wednesday of the month at 8:00 am
201 West Colfax, Conf. Rm. 2.D.4

Contact: 
Michael Henry
(720) 865-8412
michael.henry@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Revised Municipal Code, Article IV

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  THE PURPOSE OF THE FACILITIES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY ADVISORY BOARD (ADVISORY BOARD) IS TO SERVE AS AN ADVISORY BODY TO THE DENVER OFFICE OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND THE AGENCY FOR HUMAN RIGHTS & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF APPROXIMATELY $2 MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR FOR THE 20-YEAR PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1, 2007 THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2026 FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF COLORADO (XCEL ENERGY) AS PART OF THE XCEL ENERGY FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY AND COUNTY OF DENVER.

Qualifications: 2 GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES, 2 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVES, 2 FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATION REPRESENTATIVES, 1 CITY COUNCIL MEMBER AND 1 DOSP STAFF MEMBER (NON-VOTING) MEMBER.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                          Term Expiration:

1.     Sonrisa Lucero                       12/31/2019     

2.     Todd Jorgensen                     12/31/2019

3.     Tia Cavender                          12/31/2019

4.     Christian Weaver                   12/31/2019

5.     Deborah Ortega                     12/31/2019   

6.     Diedra Howard                       12/31/2019     

7.     Kevin Yoshida                         12/31/2019

Contact:
Miriam Pena Garcia
(720) 913-8852
miriam.penagarcia@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Hickenlooper Memorandum - April 2009

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 1
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: Govern the district.

Qualifications: One member appointed by the Mayor with City Council approval who must reside within the geographical boundaries of the district and have expertise in one or more areas that are relevant to the performance of the powers and duties of the board.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Contact for more information.
Meeting Location
Stadium District Office (Suite 500)
Mile High Stadium
1701 Bryant St.
Denver, CO 80204

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Chauncey Billups                     05/23/2020

Contact:
Matt Sugar
(303) 356-4002
msugar@mfsd.com

Enabling Authorization: Colorado Revised Statute 32-15-104

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 2
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The board is responsible for maintaining, managing, operating, developing, administering and controlling the park and all buildings, grounds, vegetation, livestock, collections, exhibits, programs, operations and properties located therein or used in connection therewith, for the enjoyment and instruction of the public.

Qualifications: Two (2) appointees of the mayor who may be selected from a slate of three (3) candidates per seat submitted by the Four Mile House Board.

Meetings: Meets five times a year. Contact for more information.
Meeting Location
Four Mile Park
715 S. Forest St.
Denver, CO 80246

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Scott Wasserman                   12/31/2018

Contact:
Laura Hiniker
(720) 865-0800
info@fourmilepark.org

Enabling Authorization: Established in 1997 By-Laws

 

Function:  The Green Roof Technical Advisory Group shall make recommendations for consideration by the Denver Planning Board with respect to technical issues relating to the creation, implementation and development of the City of Denver Green Roof Construction Standard; possible amendments to the Denver Green Roof Construction Standard; and take part in periodic review of the Denver Green Roof Construction Standard.

Qualifications: Persons appointed as the Chair or as a member of the Green Roof Technical Advisory Group shall possess expert knowledge and professional qualification concerning green roof technology and have a working familiarity with the building code. Membership in the Green Roof Technical Advisory Group shall be representative of various sectors including the following: (a) Enforcement of regulations and administration of the building code sector including but not limited to members from the Community Planning and Development Department; (b) Design sector; (c) Material and component manufacturers and suppliers sector; (d) Construction sector; (e) Research sector including but not limited to persons involved in green roof research and testing in a professional academic institution, school of engineering or architecture; and (f) Green roof industry sector being individuals working in the green roof industry.

Meetings: For more information on the new Green Roof Technical Advisory Group contact the Denver Planning Board.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5  
Year Terms: Varies 
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes 

Function: Govern the Denver Head Start Office and ensure that it is performing all actions necessary to deliver a Head Start program in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and/or ordinances.

Qualifications: Membership must include one from each of the following: an experienced, licensed pediatrician or person who has experience as a professional health care provider, a certified public accountant, an attorney, an experienced childhood educator, an individual experienced in foundations or other charitable award organizations, an individual experienced in the operation of nonprofit organizations, a person experienced in business, a parent of a child formerly enrolled in Denver's Head Start programs, a person experienced in finance and/or the management of money, or a person experienced in fundraising for nonprofit purposes.

Members:
Lauren Dennis, 7/20/17
Dr. Tricia Hudson, 07/20/17
Jennifer Garcia Rosendo, 07/20/17
Martina Hinojosa, 7/20/17
Jeffrey Cuneo, 7/20/2018

Meets: Location and date vary monthly. Please call to confirm.

Contact: 
Al Martinez, Ph.D.
720-913-0888
Al.Martinez@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: City Ordinance No. 587, Series 2001

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11 Members
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: Denver Health's eleven-member Board of Directors are appointed by the Mayor of Denver. Board members serve five-year terms and direct Denver Health's activities, which includes financial management; education and quality assurance; personnel and compensation; and the Denver Health Medical Plan, Inc. A board member is also assigned as a liaison to the Community Health Services, Inc., Board of Directors.

Qualifications: None
Meeting Date: Fourth Thursday of the month (call to confirm)
Meeting Time: 1:30 PM
Meeting Location
Room 927 (9th Floor)
Denver Health
601 N. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

1.     Donald Daboub                       06/30/2020

2.     Fernando Carreira                   06/30/2020

3.     Rus Heise                                06/30/2020

4.     Susan Powers                          06/30/2020

5.     Wendy Aiello                          06/30/2020

6.     Patricia Dean                           06/30/2021

7.     Irene Aguilar                           06/30/2022

8.     Annie Warhover                     06/30/2022

9.     Wanda Harris                          06/30/2022

10.  John Reilly Jr.                          06/30/2022

11.  Kevin Quinn                             06/30/2022

Contact:
Scott Hoye
(303) 602-4935
scott.hoye@dhha.org

Enabling Authorization: Colorado Revised Statute (CRS) 25-29-101 et Seq.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11
Term: 2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To advise the Mayor and City Council of employee needs for health insurance sponsored by and partially financed by the city.

Qualifications: Must be a City and County of Denver employee.

Meeting Date: Third Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 1:30-3:00 PM
Meeting Location
Room 4.I.4
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:              Term Expiration:

  1. Arthur Gilkison            01/05/2019
  2. Connie Coyle               01/05/2019
  3. Veronica Kirchhevel    01/05/2019
  4. Anne Carter                 01/05/2019
  5. John Utterback           01/05/2019
  6. Antoinette Jones         01/05/2019
  7. Gisela Shanahan         01/05/2020
  8. Wayne New                01/05/2020
  9. Robbie Gilmour           01/05/2020
  10. Stephanie Adams        01/05/2020

Contact:
Heather Britton
(720) 913-5699
heather.britton@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: 18-336

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 37
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The council sets priorities and policies for the allocation of the Ryan White Care Act funds and develops a comprehensive plan for the organization and delivery of eligible services.

Qualifications: Membership includes a federal mandate, which requires the demographics of the epidemic in the eligible area involved with particular consideration given to disproportionately affected and historically under-served groups. Representation may also include, but not be limited to, substance abuse providers, the state Medicaid agency, Federal Title II Agency, a Federal Title IV and one representative from HOPWA.

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 5:00-6:30 PM
Meeting Location
Room E1/E2
190 W. 6th Ave.
Denver, CO 80204

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

1.     Hayes Colburn Jr.                    12/31/2018

2.     Russell Muhammad                12/31/2018

3.     Robert Powell                         12/31/2018

4.     Kevin Kamis                            12/31/2018

5.     James Sampson                      12/31/2018

6.     Alexis Abrams                         12/31/2019

7.     Phillip Doyle                            12/31/2019

8.     Lili Carrillo                               12/31/2019

9.     Martez Johnson                      12/31/2019

10.  Melanie Reece                        12/31/2019

11.  Kelly Voorhees                        12/31/2019

12.  Colleen McGuinness               12/31/2019

13.  Robert Riester                        12/31/2019

14.  Joshua Kooman                       12/31/2019

15.  Sarah Scherrer                        12/31/2019

16.  Will Abercrombie                    12/31/2019

17.  Robert Barnett                        12/31/2019

18.  Tammy Garrett-Williams       12/31/2020

19.  Rick Procter                             12/31/2020

20.  Todd Grove                             12/31/2020

21.  Khalil Halim                            12/31/2020

22.  Rabecka Blauvelt                    12/31/2020

23.  Kay Kinze                                 12/31/2020

24.  Kayde Claunch                         12/31/2020

25.  Davina Conner                         12/31/2020

26.  Randy Mitchell                        12/31/2020

27.  Mashawn Moore                     12/31/2020

28.  Frances Moran                        12/31/2020

29.  PJ Patterson                            12/31/2020

30.  Karin Sabey                             12/31/2020

31.  Carlos Escobar                        12/31/2020

32.  Jamie Villalobos                      12/31/2020

33.  John Williams                         12/31/2020

Contact:
Jean Finn
(720) 865-5503
jean.finn@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Federal Mandate

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11
Term: 1-2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: Assists Housing Director and staff in an annual review and goal setting of the housing sector in order to provide insight to changing market conditions and needs.

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 2:00-4:00 PM
Meeting Location:
Parr-Widener Community Room (389)
City & County Building
1437 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Bill Pruter                                    12/31/2018
  2. Michael Warren                            12/31/2018
  3. Trinidad Rodriguez                       12/31/2018
  4. Carl Patten, Jr.                             12/31/2018
  5. Randy Kilbourn                             12/31/2019
  6. Kenneth Ho                                  12/31/2019
  7. Charles Perry                                12/31/2019
  8. Kevin Marchman                            12/31/2019
  9. Veronica Barela                             12/31/2020
  10. John Parvensky                               12/31/2020
  11. Heather Lafferty                              12/31/2020

Contact:
Rick Padilla
(720) 913-1660
rick.padilla@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Mayor’s Office

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Authority is responsible for developing, managing, and maintaining low-rent housing projects for families of low and moderate income. Responsible for setting policies governing the operations of the Denver Housing Authority, also responsible for hiring the Executive Director.

Qualifications: One DHA resident.


Meeting Date: Second Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 4:00 PM
Meeting Location:
2nd Floor Ballroom
777 Grant St.
Denver, CO. 80203

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Trinidad Rodriguez      07/20/2019
  2. Bruce Alexander         07/20/2019
  3. Grace Buckley             07/20/2019
  4. Marsha Brown            07/20/2019
  5. Craig Archibald           07/20/2020
  6. Jim Chavez                  07/20/2020
  7. Jamie Torres               07/20/2021
  8. Marian Lawrence        07/20/2022
  9. Jeffrey Martinez          07/20/2022

Contact:
Ismael Guerrero
(720) 932-3106
iguerr@denverhousing.org

Enabling Authorization: CRS 29-04-201, Ordinance (1938), US Housing Act (1937)

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 15
Term: 2-3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: Recommend to the Mayor and the Administration best practices, policies, and strategies regarding how to best serve the needs of those living without homes and those at-risk of losing housing.

Qualifications:

  • At least a quarter membership from people with lived experiences (current/formerly homeless persons, advocacy groups).
  • At least a quarter of the membership from homeless services and housing providers
  • Representatives from neighborhoods, businesses, regional entities and interfaith groups
  • Non-voting representatives from city government and those with subject matter expertise

Meetings: Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Randle Loeb                            04/09/2020
  2. Haroun Cowans                       04/09/2020
  3. Dwayne Meeks                       04/09/2020
  4. Ilyas El-Amin                           04/09/2020
  5. Cuicatl Montoya                      04/09/2020
  6. Sara Baris                                04/09/2020
  7. Shirley (Billie) Bramhall          04/09/2020
  8. Michael Sinnett                       04/09/2021
  9. Clayton Gonzales                    04/09/2021
  10. Caroline Barajas                     04/09/2021
  11. Brad Meuli                              04/09/2021
  12. Brandi Raney                           04/09/2021
  13. Will Connelly                           04/09/2021
  14. Indya Clark                              04/09/2021
  15. Maria Sierra                            04/09/2021

Contact:
Chris Conner, Denver’s Road Home
(720) 944-2508
christopher.conner@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Mayor’s Office

Number of Mayoral Appointments: Undeclared
Term: 2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: Advise the Executive Director and the Mayor on special issues and opportunities of its respective constituent groups. Recommend necessary procedures, programs, legislation, or administrative action and to promote equal rights and opportunity for the People of the City to the Executive Director. Develop and present goals and objectives of the commission to the Executive Director and the Advisory Board, annually.

Meeting Date: Fourth Friday of the month
Meeting Time: 9:00-10:30 AM
Meeting Location:
Room 1.D.1
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Chris Conner                           04/01/2019
  2. Olga Garcia                             04/01/2019
  3. Tsehai Teklehaimanot             04/01/2019
  4. Diana Aqra                              04/01/2020
  5. Roberto Montoya                    04/01/2020

Contact:
Jamie Torres
(720) 913-8471
jamie.torres@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance No. 501, 8, 9-17-07

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The board is responsible for advising the manager with regard to the policy and operation of the department and shall review and comment on the propsed annual budfet for the Department of Human Services.

Qualifications: None

Meeting Date: First Thursday of the following months- Feb., May, Aug., Nov.
Meeting Time: 7:30-8:30 AM
Meeting Location:
Richard T. Castro Human Services Building
1200 North Federal Boulevard
Denver, CO 80204

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Shawn Deberry Johnson, 03/31/2020
  2. Haroun Cowans 03/31/2022
  3. Sonya Robertson 03/31/2022
  4. Ismael Guerrero, 03/31/2023
  5. Shawna Darling, 03/31/2023

Contact:
Lauren Harvey
(720) 944-2857
lauren.harvey@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: City Charter, Section A15.1-A15.4

Max. Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7 Members
Term: 4 Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: None

Function: To investigate complaints against judges and to recommend to the Mayor the removal or retirement from office of any judge of the Denver County Court.

Qualifications: 2 Attorneys, 2 District Court Judges of the Denver County Court

Members:

  1. Nolbert Chavez
  2. Christena Estes Faraci
  3. Aaron Hyatt
  4. M. David Johnson
  5. Michael Vallejos
  6. Michele Ostrander
  7. Karen Brody
  8. Theresa Spahn, Ex-Officio 

Meets: As needed.

Contact: 
Presiding Judge Theresa Spahn
(720) 865-7870
Fax: (720) 865-8262
theresa.spahn@denvercountycourt.org


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

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:

  1. Jack Finlaw                              07/01/2020
  2. Joe Blake                                 07/01/2021
  3. Beth Doherty Quinn                07/01/2021
  4. L. Roger Hutson                       07/01/2021
  5. Francesca Cheroutes                  07/01/2022
  6. Molly Urbina                          07/01/2022
  7. Simon Tafoya                          07/01/2022

Ex-Officio

  • Judge Theresa Spahn

Contact:
Presiding Judge Theresa Spahn
(720) 865-7870
Fax: (720) 865-8262
theresa.spahn@denvercountycourt.org

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

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To designate, preserve, enhance and perpetuate structures or districts of architectural, historical or geographical significance within the city.

Qualifications: Two (2) recommended by Denver’s American Institute of Architecture (AIA), two (2) recommended by the Colorado Historical Society, three (3) recommended by Planning Board and two (2) At-large members. Commissioners must be Denver residents.

Meeting Date: First and third Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 1:00-4:00 PM
Meeting Location:
Room 4.F.6/4.G.2
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                                                 Term Expiration:

  1. Amy Zimmer, Historical Society                     03/31/2019
  2. Ginette Champman, Historical Society           03/31/2019
  3. Charles Jordy, Planning Board                        03/31/2019
  4. Heather Vasquez, At-large                             03/31/2019
  5. Kathleen Corbett, At-large                             03/31/2020
  6. Kelly Wemple, AIA                                          03/31/2020
  7. Anne Wattenberg, AIA                                    03/31/2021
  8. Earen Hummel, ASLA                                      03/31/2021
  9. Gerhard Petri, Planning Board                        03/31/2021

Contact:
Landmark Preservation
(720) 865-2709
landmark@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: RMC30-21 Ordinance in 1967

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 8 Members
Term: 4 Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: None 

Function: To oversee the policies, operations, and funding of the Library and its branches; to administer gifts and trusts given to the Library. 

Qualifications: A minimum of two members must be women.

Members:
Laurie Mathews, 09/01/21 
Carlos Martinez, 10/01/20
Sonya Ulibarri, 09/01/21
Alice Kelly, 8/01/21
Mike King, 8/01/18
Rosemary Marshall, 8/01/19
Gregory Hatcher, 8/01/19
Cathy Lucas, 8/01/20

Meets: 
3rd Thursday of each month
8:30AM
Denver Central Library Branch
10 W 14th Ave Pkwy, Rick Ashton Legacy Room, Level 7 
Denver, CO 80204

Any changes to the time or location will be posted to https://www.denverlibrary.org/content/library-commission
 
Contact: 
Michelle Jeske, City Librarian 
(720) 865-2100 
mjeske@denverlibrary.org

Asst. Rebecca Czarnecki
720-865-2100
 

Enabling Authorization:
 City Charter A14.6

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7 Members
Term: 3 year terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: None

Function: To hear proposals and review requests for design and demolition plans for the Lower Downtown Historic District.

Qualifications: Nominees shall be experienced in the rehabilitation of commercial or residential projects similar in scale to the buildings in lower downtown.  The seven members shall represent the following groups, interests or professions: real estate developer, practicing architect, historic preservationist, preservation architect, resident of the district, property owner in the district, and or an owner or operator of a business in the district.  Two of the four members shall not live in, own or operate a business in, practice professionally in or otherwise represent the district.

Members:
Jesse Adkins, 5/01/20
Mike Coughlin, 5/1/20
Jane Crisler, 5/1/20
Barbara Gibson, 5/01/20
Christine Santucci 05/01/18
Ruth Falkenberg, 05/01/19
Tania Salgado, 05/01/19

Meets:
1st Thursday of every month
8:30AM
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Avenue
Denver, CO 80202
 
Contact:
Landmark Preservation
(720) 865-2709
landmark@denvergov.org
 

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance No. 311, Series 2002

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 
Term: no limits
Compensation: 
Confirmation:

Function: To provide input and advice to the governing authority on issues most affected by the base closure. 

Qualifications: Balance of historical surrounding neighborhoods and Lowry residents.

Members:
Lewis Taylor
Michael Uhlenkamp  
Brian Wert
Mary Nell Wolff
Elliott Simonberg
Walter Barbo
Bruce Berman
Martha Berzins
Nadine Caldwell
Mary Carr
Barb Cleland
David Livesay
Kathleen Ruby
Becky Russell
Debbie Walters
Rolf Werner
Chuck Woodward
Deb Walters

Meets: 
Monthly on the 1st Tuesday
5:30PM - 7:00PM
Redevelopment Office
7290 E. 1st Avenue
Denver, CO 80230

Contact: 
Jean Lindholm
303-343-0276
jean.lindholm@lowry.org

Enabling Authorization: Intergovernmental Agreement 1994

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 3
Term: Pleasure of the Mayor (POM)
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To resolve matters of joint interest between the parties.

Qualifications: Cannot be a member of the Lowry Economic Development Authority.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Mary Beth Susman
  2. Charlie Brown
  3. Chris Herndon

Contact:
Jean Lindholm
(303) 343-0276
jean.lindholm@lowryredevelopment.org

Enabling Authorization: Joint agreement

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Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes (City Council)

Function: The Authority is responsible for creating policies that provide the necessary and incidental ownership, management, maintenance, and economic redevelopment services and improvements within the Lowry area.

Qualifications: No employee of the Authority shall be eligible to be a member of the Board.

Meeting Date: Fourth Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 7:30 AM executive session. 8:15 AM public session.
Meeting Location:
Lowry Redevelopment Office
7290 E. 1st Ave.
Denver, CO 80230

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Milroy Alexander                    08/31/2018
  2. Rachel Neumann                     08/31/2018
  3. Ann M. Torgerson                   08/31/2018
  4. Steve Hutt                               08/31/2018
  5. Lindy Eichenbaum Lent           08/31/2019
  6. Derek Camunez                       08/31/2020
  7. Mark Christopher Betchey      08/31/2020

Contact:
Jean Lindholm
(303) 343-0276
jean.lindholm@lowry.org

Enabling Authorization: Joint Agreement

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 4 Members, plus the Manager of Public Works
Term: 3 Year Terms
Compensation: None
City Council Approval: No
 
Function: The board is responsible for creating an environment that enhances the ability of property owners, tenants and retailers to prosper individually.

Qualifications: Members must be retailers, tenants or property owners in the area served by the district.

E. 13th AVENUE PEDESTRIAN MALL
George Delaney
Hugh Grant, 12/31/2018
Paul Sjoberg, 12/31/2018

15th STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL
Karen Henry, 12/31/19
Harry Utter, 12/31/17
Kirstin Carlson-Todd, 12/31/19
Rick Doris, 12/31/17
George Delaney
 
20th STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL
Anthony Romano, 12/31/19
Derrick Engen, 12/31/18
George Delaney

22nd STREET and PARK AVENUE WEST PEDESTRIAN MALL
Mark Fayciulli, 12/31/19
Mike Dire, 12/31/18
Bruce Typher, 12/31/17
George Delaney

32nd and LOWELL PEDESTRIAN MALL
Jim Harvey, 12/31/19
Brad Lewis, 12/31/13
Michael Kalesar, 12/31/18
George Delaney
 
44th and Eliot 
Chandler Romero, 12/31/17
Christine Metzger, 12/31/2017
George Delaney 
 
BROADWAY VIADUCT PEDESTRIAN MALL 
Kenneth Wolf, 12/31/18
Stuart "Stu" Oglive, 12/31/18
Eric Tausch, 12/31/18
George Delaney
 
BROADWAY PEDESTRIAN MALL DISTRICT B & Phase II
Scott Heron, 12/31/18
Rick Carpenter, 12/31/18 (Phase II)
Jamie Wright, 12/31/18 (District B & Phase II)
Marty Levine, 12/31/19 
Thao Nguyen, 12/31/18
Ron Tarver, 12/31/17 
George Delaney 
 
DELGANY STREET MAINTENANCE DISTRICT
Robert Grey, 12/31/2017      
David Veldman, 12/31/2017
George Delaney
 
GOLDEN TRIANGLE PEDESTRIAN MALL
Rhonda Knap, 12/31/17
Larry Nelson, 12/31/2018
George Delaney
 
GREEK TOWN PEDESTRIAN MALL
Kenneth Coombs, 12/31/2018          
Eileen Doherty, 12/31/2018
George Delaney
 
CONSOLIDATED LARIMER STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL
George Delaney        
Matt Orrin, 12/31/2018          
Thomas Sundheim, 12/31/2018
 

MORRISON ROAD PEDESTRIAN MALL CONSOLIDATED 
Hiram Licea, 12/31/19
Dennis McFerrin, 12/31/19
Thomas Fazio, 12/31/17
George Delaney

SANTE FE DRIVE  District 05 PEDESTRIAN MALL B
George Delaney

SANTE FE DRIVE PEDESTRIAN MALL C
Archie Kettler 12/31/19
Ken McLagan 12/31/19
George Delaney
 
SANTE FE DRIVE  District 06 PEDESTRIAN MALL C
George Delaney
 
SOUTH DOWNING STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL
George Delaney
 
ST. LUKE'S PEDESTRIAN MALL
George Delaney
James Kane, 12/31/2018        
William Kurtz, 12/31/2018

 

TENNYSON STREET II PEDESTRIAN MALL
David Heller, 12/31/18
Gilbert "Don" Maes, 12/31/17
George Delaney
 
Welton Street Pedestrian Mall
Floyd Jones, 12/31/2018
George Delaney
 
WEST 32nd AVENUE PEDESTRIAN MALL
George Luce, 12/31/19
Bradley Laurvick, 12/31/18
Cliff Bautsch, 12/31/18
George Delaney
 

WEST 38th AVENUE I PEDESTRIAN MALL 
Beau Breck, 12/31/18
George Delaney

WEST 38th AVENUE II PEDESTRIAN MALL 
Julia Reese 12/31/18
George Delaney

SOUTH BROADWAY STREETSCAPE (IOWA AVENUE TO WESLEY AVENUE)
Marcus Aden, 12/31/18
Heather Martinez, 12/31/18
JC Helmstaedter, 12/31/18
George Delaney
 
SOUTH BROADWAY STREETSCAPE (ARIZONA AVENUE TO IOWA AVENUE)
Timothy Boettcher, 12/31/18
Tim Cullen, 12/31/18
William "Bill" Wieder, 12/31/12
George Delaney
 

SOUTH BROADWAY STREETSCAPE (WESLEY AVENUE TO YALE AVENUE)
Jim DIetvorst, 12/31/17

TENNYSON STREETSCAPE (PORTIONS OF 38th AVENUE TO 44th AVENUE)
Michael Apatowski, 12/31/19
Heather Nayes, 12/31/18
Tracy Fricky, 12/31/18
Nicole Sullivan, 12/31/18
George Delaney 


Meets: As needed
Wazee Supper Club
1600 15th St.
Denver, CO 80202

Contact: 
Brendan Kelly
720-913-4503
brendan.kelly@ci.denver.co.us  

Enabling Authorization: City Charter, Sections A2.29-A2.45

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 6
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The board is responsible for developing and maintaining a system of care for the mentally ill in Denver, soliciting and receiving funds to be used for service to indigent patients, directly providing health care services under certain conditions and attempting to serve the mental health needs of Denver citizens.

Qualifications: Five (5) members shall be from the following areas: Denver City Council, Denver Health Medical Center, Colorado General Assembly, state or municipal government offices, mental health advocacy organizations, health and medical professionals, board members or similar executives from the business community and philanthropic organizations, and/or consumers of mental health services.

Meeting Date: Fourth Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 5:30 PM
Meeting Location:
Mental Health Center of Denver
4141 E. Dickenson Place
Denver, CO 80222

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Barbara Yondorf                     02/28/2019
  2. Debra DeMuth                        02/28/2019
  3. Hannah Schechter                   02/28/2019
  4. Luis Duarte                              02/28/2019
  5. Mary Haynes                           02/28/2019
  6. Peggy Kozal                             02/28/2019

Contact:
Richard Durity, VP Development
(303) 504-6175
ric.durity@mhcd.org

Enabling Authorization: Executive Order

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 10­
Term: 2 years
Compensation: $75/meeting
Confirmation: Yes

Function: To oversee the policies and operations of the district.

Qualifications: Members chosen from twenty (20) municipalities and quasi-municipal jurisdictions, within the Denver Metro area. New members every odd year. Members must be Denver residents.

Meeting Date: Third Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 5:30 PM
Meeting Location:
Metro Wastewater Reclamation District Office
6450 York St.
Denver, CO 80229

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Andrew Johnston                    06/30/2019
  2. Barbara Puls                            06/30/2019
  3. Christopher Pachecho             06/30/2019
  4. Michael Sapp                          06/30/2019
  5. Peter Baertlein                       06/30/2019
  6. Peter Spanberger                    06/30/2019
  7. Robert Duncanson                  08/30/2019
  8. Charlie Brown                         06/30/2020
  9. Janet Kieler                             06/30/2020
  10. Ronald Younger                      06/30/2020

Contact:
Ruth Kedzior
(303) 286-3306
rkedzior@mwrd.dst.co.us

Enabling Authorization: CO Revised Statute 32-4-5, 1953 City Ord. 1961

 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11
Terms: 3 years
Compensation: none
Confirmation: none

Function: To support City staff and elected leaders in the implementation of the strategies and tactical actions of the 2030 Mobility Action Plan.

Qualifications: Read our committee information document

Meets:
Bi-monthly
Wellington Webb Building
201 W. Colfax Ave., Rm 1.B.6
Denver, CO 80202

Members:
Katie McKenna 3/21/2021
Cliff Lind 3/21/2021
PAUL Suss 3/21/2020
Vivian Stovall 3/21/2020
Joel Noble 3/21/2020
John Desmond 3/21/2020
Spencer Borison 3/21/2020
Angie Rivera-Malpiede 3/21/2021
Maxine Pryor 3/21/2021
Eric Rolle 3/21/2021
Casey Stock 3/21/2021

Contact:
Cindy Patton
720-865-3157
Cynthia.Patton@denvergov.org 

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 8
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The National Western Center Authority Board will provide oversight of the build-out, operations and programming of the year-round National Western Center Campus for agricultural education, education, innovation and entertainment.

Meeting Date: Last Thursday of the month

Meeting Time: 9:30 AM
Meeting Location:
VIP Room
National Western Complex
4655 Humboldt St.
Denver, CO 80126

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Kelly Leid                                 12/31/2019
  2. Liliana Flores Amaro               12/31/2019
  3. Monique Lovato                      12/31/2019
  4. Robb Brown                            12/31/2020
  5. Jacqueline Hinman                 12/31/2021
  6. John Zapien                             12/31/2021
  7. Steven McCarthy                    12/31/2021
  8. Joe Garcia                               12/31/2022

Contact:
Gretchen Hollrah
(720) 913-5516
gretchen.hollrah@denvergov.org

The Office of Sustainability Advisory Council is a group of volunteers who assist the Office of Sustainability in promoting the sustainability of the City and County of Denver and its community.

The Denver Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (DPRAB) is comprised of 19 members. Five members were appointed by the Mayor, one was delegated by Denver Public Schools and the remaining thirteen were selected by city councilmembers. DPRAB members work closely with their appointing authority, the community and our department to be stewards of the Denver Parks & Recreation system.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 21
Term: 2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: To focus on issues that impact pedestrians in the city.

Meeting Date: Second Tuesday of the month
Meeting Time: 7:30 AM
Meeting Location:
Room 4.I.5
Webb Municipal Building
201 W. Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Lisa Diaz, Dist. 7                      12/31/2018
  2. Cliff Lind, Dist. 8                      12/31/2018
  3. John Hayden, Dist. 9               12/31/2018
  4. Jeff Williams, Dist. 9                12/31/2018
  5. Myles Tangalin, Dist. 10          12/31/2018
  6. Blake Chambliss, Dist. 10        12/31/2018
  7. Ellen Ittleson, Dist. 10             12/31/2018
  8. Lilli Gregg, Dist. 1                    12/31/2019
  9. Jackie Youngblood, Dist. 1      12/31/2019
  10. Kayla Gilbert, Dist. 3               12/31/2019
  11. Bruce Baskette, Dist. 4            12/31/2019
  12. Julie George, Dist. 4                12/31/2019
  13. Erica Grossman, Dist. 5           12/31/2019
  14. Paul Kashmann, Dist. 6           12/31/2019
  15. Shelley McMullen, Dist. 7       12/31/2019
  16. Eric Richardson, Dist. 8           12/31/2019
  17. Nathaniel Buchheit, Dist. 8     02/01/2019
  18. Lynne Brown, Dist. 9               12/31/2019
  19. Randy Kilbourn, Dist. 10         12/31/2019
  20. Antonia Kilpatrick, Dist. 10     12/31/2019
  21. Pam Jiner, Dist. 11                  12/31/2019

Contact:
David Pulsipher, Public Works
(720) 913-5746
david.pulsipher@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Mayor’s Office

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: Denver Planning Board advised the Mayor and Denver City Council on land-use matters including planning and zoning. The 11-member board reviews and makes recommendations on rezoning requests, plans, certain district design standards and guidelines, view planes and other land-use rules and regulations. The board is responsible for giving general supervision of the policies of the planning office, recommending essential amendments to a comprehensive plan for the orderly growth and harmonious development of the city and the metropolitan area.

Meeting Date: First and third Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 3:00 PM
Meeting Location:
Parr-Widener Community Room (Room 389)
City & County Building
1437 Bannock St.
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Ignacio Correa-Ortiz               06/30/2019
  2. Jim Bershof                             06/30/2019
  3. Susan Stanton                         06/30/2019
  4. Erin Clark                                 06/30/2020
  5. Heidi Aggeler                          06/30/2020
  6. Joel Noble                               06/30/2020
  7. Renee Martinez-Stone            06/30/2020
  8. Andrew Abrams                      06/30/2021
  9. Don Elliott                               06/30/2021
  10. 10.  Frank Schultz                           06/30/2021
  11. Simon Tafoya                          06/30/2021

Contact:
Sara White
(720) 865-2923
sara.white@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance 1933 (Revised Municipal Code, Chapter 41-30)

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 1 Member
Term: 1 Year Terms
Compensation: None 
Confirmation: None 
 
Members:
Hon. Theresa A. Spahn

Function:
 Administers the activities of the County Courts and makes Judicial assignments.

Qualifications: Currently be serving on the bench of the County Court.

Contact:
 
Jennifer Archuleta
720-865-7870

Meets: N/A 

Enabling Authorization:
 Charter

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The primary functions include adopting rules and regulations, reviewing requests for variances from department laws and hearing appeals of decisions of the department manager.

Qualifications: At least one (1) member shall be a non-professional who is not in public employment.

Meeting Date: Second Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 5:30 PM
Meeting location:
--(for 2018 only)--
Community Room
Denver Animal Shelter
1241 W. Bayaud Ave.
Denver, CO 80223

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Chris Wiant                             12/31/2018
  2. Patti Schwayder                      12/31/2019
  3. Alisha Brown                           12/31/2020
  4. Walter "Lewis" Koski               12/31/2022
  5. James Rada                             12/31/2022
  6. Celia VanDerLoop                   12/31/2022
  7. Genene Duran                         12/31/2022
  8. Catherine Cooney                   12/31/2022
  9. James Garcia                           12/31/2022

Contact:
Kathy Houston
(720) 865-5484
kathy.houston@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Charter A8.2

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 3 Members
Term: 2 Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: City Council 

Member:
Kevin McVaney, MD, 12/31/17
Kathryn Beauchamp, MD 12/31/17
Matthew Mueller, 12/31/17

Function: The RETAC is charged with maintaining the provisions of minimum service regarding emergency medical services and a trauma care system.

Qualifications:
 The Mile High RETAC will consist of three voting members from each of the five counties or city and county who collectively represent government, pre-hospital, facility, urban and rural interests as equally as possible.  Only one representative from each agency or facility may be appointed.

Meets:
 
3rd Thursday of odd months
11:00 -1:00 PM
Rita Bass Trauma Center
191 W. 6th Ave, Room C

Contact:
 
Elbra Wedgeworth 
303-602-4963
Elbra.Wedgeworth@dhha.org 

Enabling Authorization:
 Ordinance 322; CRS 25-3.5-704

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term: 6 years
Compensation: Yes
Confirmation: No

Function: The board is responsible for establishing policies and handling funds for the retirement program for City and County of Denver employees.

Qualifications: One member must be a current city employee. One member must be a retired city employee.

Meeting Date: Third Friday of the first two months of each calendar quarter- Jan./Feb., April/May, July/Aug., Oct./Nov.
Meeting Time: 8:00 AM
Meeting Location:
Denver Employees Retirement Plan Office
777 Pearl St.
Denver, CO 80203

Mayoral Appointees:                                     Term Expiration:

  1. Bruce Hoyt                                          01/01/2019
  2. Jeanne Faatz                                       01/01/2020
  3. Guadalupe Gutierrez-Vasquez            01/01/2020
  4. Eric Rothaus                                        01/01/2022
  5. Maurice Goodgaine                            01/01/2023

Contact:
Steve Hutt
(303) 839-5419
shutt@derp.org

Enabling Authorization: Revised Municipal Code Section 18-405

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 3 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function: The committee is responsible for the design and adoption of a plan establishing payroll deductions which allow city employees, who redirect salary (for example, for transit passes, childcare or health expenses) to have that money be tax deductible.

Qualifications: Members must be employees of the City and County of Denver. There shall be seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor, at least one member must be an officer or employee of the Department of Environmental Health. At least two (2) of the members shall be participants in the plan or become participants within one year of their appointment.

Meetings: Meets as needed. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                        

  1. M Theresa Mendoza              
  2. Tenlee Shoffstall                    
  3. Elizabeth Babcock                  

Contact:
Heather Britton
(720) 913-5699
heather.britton@denvergov.org
 

Enabling Authorization: Ordinance No. 325 in 1999

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 9
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The board is responsible for planning and implementing the assessment and redevelopment or property comprising the Stapleton International Airport, including the disposition of property and the utilization of real estate development techniques and financial resource options.

Qualifications: Nine (9) members appointed by the Mayor and two (2) appointed by Denver Urban Renewal Authority (DURA). Experience and skills necessary to plan, manage and complete successful real estate development activities.

Meeting Date: Fourth Thursday of the following months: January, March, May, July, & September. November and December meetings will be determined according to Holidays.

Meeting Time: 7:30 AM
Meeting Location:
Suite 300
SDC Offices
7350 E. 29th Ave.
Denver, CO 80238

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Kevin Marchman                     06/30/2022    
  2. David Hart                               06/30/2023
  3. Patrick Teegarden                   06/30/2018
  4. Terry Whitney                         06/30/2018
  5. Allegra "Happy" Haynes          06/30/2018
  6. King Harris                              06/30/2021
  7. Stephen Miller                        06/30/2021
  8. Scott Prestidge                        06/30/2021
  9. Justin Ross                               06/30/2021

Contact:
Tammi Holloway
(303) 393-7700
tholloway@sdcservicescorp.org

Enabling Authorization: Articles of Incorporation July 5, 1995

The Sustainable Food Policy Council's mission is to foster food security for all community members and to promote a healthy, equitable and sustainable local food system (from production to distribution to access) with consideration for resource conservation, energy efficiency and waste recovery.

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 7
Term: 1-3 years
Compensation: No
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Tourism Improvement District (TID) provides tourism improvements and services including: Colorado Convention Center expansion and improvements, Colorado Convention Center future capital improvements, and marketing and promotion to help bring convention and leisure visitors to Denver.

Qualifications: Board members shall be TID electors, an elector is a natural person who is a citizen of the U.S., resident of the State of Colorado, eighteen (18) years of age or older, registered to vote in general elections in Colorado, and, in addition maintains a tax account and pays lodger’s tax on behalf of a lodging business of 50 or more rooms located in the City and County of Denver. An elector may be designated to vote for an entity that is not a natural person and maintains a tax account and pays lodger’s tax on behalf of a lodging business of 50 or more rooms in the City and County of Denver.

Meetings: Meeting dates, times and locations vary. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Allen Paty                                08/31/2019
  2. Navin Dimond                         08/31/2019
  3. Greg Leonard                          08/31/2020
  4. John Everett                            08/31/2020
  5. Walter Isenberg                      08/31/2020
  6. Laura Lojas                              08/31/2021
  7. Tracy Blair                               08/31/2021

Ex-Officio Member(s):

  • Richard Scharf

Contact:
Carrie Atiyeh, VISIT Denver
(720) 771-9847
catiyeh@visitdenver.com

Enabling Authorization: CB17-0653

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 11
Term: 5 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: To administer program funds, including tax increment financing, eliminate slum and blight for other purposes including redevelopment, rehabilitation, conservation and construction of improvements in accordance with state and federal regulations.

Qualifications: None
Meeting Date: Third Thursday of the month
Meeting Time: 8:00 AM
Meeting Location:
Second Floor Board Room
DURA Denver Dry Building
1555 California St. Suite 200
Denver, CO 80202

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Angela Bricmont                     04/03/2019
  2. Julie Lerudis                            04/03/2019
  3. Anthony Albanese                   04/03/2020
  4. Eugene Commander               04/03/2020
  5. Phil Caplan                              04/03/2020
  6. Catherine Cox-Blair                 04/03/2021
  7. Darryl Jones                            04/03/2021
  8. Lisa Flores                               04/03/2021
  9. Joshua Widoff                         04/03/2022
  10. Patricia Gage                           04/03/2022
  11. Terri Jackson                           04/03/2022

Contact:
Shequena Gray
(303) 534-3872
sgray@renewdenver.org

Enabling Authorization: Colorado Revised Statutes 31-25-101

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 1 appointed by the Mayor
Term: POM
Compensation: None
City Council Approval: No 

Members:
Janice Sinden, Chief of Staff, Mayor's Office   

Function: Governing entity for Visit Denver.

Qualifications: Representative of the City and County of Denver.

Contact: 
Charleen Pestana
303-892-1112
cpestana@visitdenver.com  

Meetings
:
3rd Wednesday of every other month (Aug, Oct, Dec, etc.) or TBD at 8 AM
Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau Board Room. 

Enabling Authorization:
 Joint Agreement

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term: 6 years
Compensation: $600/year
Confirmation: None

Function: To have complete charge and control of a water works system and plant for supplying the City and County of Denver and its inhabitants with water for all uses and purposes; to establish policy and programs, to oversee construction, and to approve budget and expenditures of the Water Department.

Qualifications: Must be at least 25 years old to serve, and must live in the City and County of Denver.

Meeting Date: Second and fourth Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 9:00 AM
Meeting Location:
Room 309
Denver Water
1600 W. 12th Ave.
Denver, CO 80204

Mayoral Appointees:

  1. Paula Herzmark                       07/10/2019
  2. H. Gregory Austin                   07/10/2019
  3. John Lucero                             07/10/2021
  4. Craig Jones                              07/10/2023
  5. Gary Reiff                                07/10/2023

Contact:
Jim Lochhead
(303) 628-6500
jim.lochhead@denverwater.org

Enabling Authorization: Established by City Charter C4.14

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5
Term: 4 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: Yes

Function: The Denver Welfare Reform Board has the full authority and power to promulgate and adopt any policies, rules or regulations pertaining to the functions, duties and responsibilities of the Denver Human Services related to welfare reform consistent with State and Federal Law. The Welfare Reform Board is tasked specifically with adopting policies, rules, and regulations regarding Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The board is responsible for adopting policies, rules, and regulations pertaining to the function, duties, and responsibilities of the Denver Welfare Reform Board and the Department of Human Services.

Qualifications: Membership includes the Mayor or his designee, the Manager of Human Services, two City Council Members, one member from the Denver business community, one member from the One-Stop Career Center System, one member with Early Childhood Education/Child Care background, one member from the Board of Human Services, one at-large member, one member who is a former welfare recipient and one member who has experience as a Human Services service provider.

Meeting Date: Second Wednesday of the month
Meeting Time: 5 - 6:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: contact Ginger Vigil for the next meeting's location.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Jeff Fitzgerald                          01/01/2019
  2. Sarai Williams                         01/01/2020
  3. Nicole Riehl                             06/01/2022

Mayoral Designee:

  • Penny May

Contact:
Ginger Vigil
720-944-2678
ginger.vigil@denvergov.org
Enabling Authorization: Ordinance 673 Series 1997

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 5; Two members are Mayoral Appointees from the City and County of Denver and three members are selected by the board. 
Terms: 5 Years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No
 

Function: The association is responsible for overseeing and facilitating Intrawest's operation of the Winter Park Resort under the Lease and Operating Agreement between the Association and an Intrawest affiliate and the development of the Resort's real estate under the Option Agreement between the Association and an Intrawest Affiliate. 

Qualifications: Members must be residents of, or have his or her principal place of business in, the City and County of Denver.  Other qualifications apply as described in Supplemental VII (see below).

Members:
Allegra "Happy" Haynes Miller, 9/21/20, Mayoral Appointee
Evan Dreyer, 9/20/21, Mayoral Appointee
Trinidad Rodriguez, 07/27/19
Bill Pruter, 12/22/19
Kenneth Ho, 2/12/23

Meets: 
2nd Monday of every other month (Feb., Apr., Jun., Aug., Oct., & Dec.)
3:30PM - 5:00PM
410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
 
Contact: 
Liz Orr
Orrnyc@aol.com

Enabling Authorization:  
Supplemental Agreement No. VII to Agreement between the Winter Park Recreational Association and the City and County of Denver

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 3 Members
Term: 4 Year Terms
Compensation: None
Confirmation: City Council

Members:
Michelle Lucero 12-31-2020
David E. Thomson 12-31-2020
Deborah Ortega 12-31-2020

Function: To review and accept funds transfers from Winter Park Trust in to the City and County of Denver.

Qualifications: Three voting members appointed from either the public or private sector by the Mayor upon confirmation by the council.

Meets: Annually, location TBD

Contact:
Laura Perry
720-913-5537
laura.perry@denvergov.org


Enabling Authorization: Joint Operating Agreement

Number of Mayoral Appointments: 34
Term: 2 years
Compensation: None
Confirmation: No

Function:  Authorized by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA, Pub. L. No. 113-128, July 22, 2014), the Denver Workforce Development Board serves as a strategic convener to promote & broker aligned relationships between the Mayor and economic development, education, and workforce partners to engage in and implement state-of-the-art talent development solutions tailored to meet the needs of Denver area businesses and job seekers as part of an integrated and effective job-driven workforce development system.  The Board provides program oversight and policy guidance for all federal, state, and locally funded workforce development programs, including the operation of Denver's workforce centers.

Qualifications: The Board includes representatives of local business, labor, workforce, adult education, higher education, economic/community development, state Wagner-Peyser employment service office, vocational rehabilitation, and others.  The Chair and majority of members must be representatives of business in Denver, and be a business owner or hold a C-level or senior-level management position with optimum policymaking or hiring authority in a company that provides employment and high-quality work-relevant training and development opportunities in in-demand industry sectors or occupations.

Meeting Date: Second Friday of the month
Meeting Time: 11:15 AM
Meeting Location
Location varies. Please contact for more information.

Mayoral Appointees:                         Term Expiration:

  1. Bryan Cook                              12/31/2018
  2. Cecil Velazquez                       12/31/2018
  3. Christina Gregoire                   12/31/2018
  4. Dan Weinstein                        12/31/2018
  5. Fabiana Nardi                          12/31/2018
  6. Katrina Wert                           12/31/2018
  7. Leanne Wheeler                      12/31/2018
  8. Lorena Toland                         12/31/2018
  9. Mark Miller                             12/31/2018
  10. Stephanie DeHerrera             12/31/2018
  11. Ahmed Hassan                        12/31/2019
  12.  Ashley Walker                         12/31/2019
  13. Barbara Lindsay                      12/31/2019
  14. Corry Avery                             12/31/2019
  15. Elise Lowe-Vaughn                  12/31/2019
  16. Holly Reed                               12/31/2019
  17. Joe Herold                               12/31/2019
  18. Kathy Workman                      12/31/2019
  19. Kelli Kelly                                 12/31/2019
  20. Lindsey Pacheco                      12/31/2019
  21. Maggie Bolden                        12/31/2019
  22. Mary Broderick                       12/31/2019
  23. Michael Williams                    12/31/2019
  24. Paula Schriefer                        12/31/2019
  25. Robert Andrews                      12/31/2019
  26. Valerie Greenhagen                12/31/2019    
  27. Turid Nagel-Casebolt              12/31/2020

Contact:
Cindy Gaertner
(720) 913-1665
cindy.gaertner@denvergov.org

Enabling Authorization: Authorized by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA, Pub. L. No. 113-128), signed into law on July 22, 2014, and most recently certified by the Colorado Workforce Development Council on 6/27/2018.

The Mayor's Youth Commission provides youth the opportunity to develop leadership skills and advise the director of the Office of Children's Affairs on issues impacting youth, ages 12 - 18, living in the City and County of Denver. Youth commissioners work together with adult commissioners to make recommendations in the areas of:

  • Developing procedures and processes
  • Accessing and participating in citywide programs
  • Ensuring equal rights and opportunities through legislation or administrative action
  • Establishing goals and action plans

 
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Barry Burch Jr.
Director, Denver Boards and Commissions
720-865-9128
Fax: 720-865-8787
Barry.Burch@denvergov.org

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When applying for a position, please follow these guidelines:

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

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