Lori Buck, mayor pro tem of Fruita, is among three appointees to the Colorado Mesa University Board of Trustees.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis appointed Buck, a Republican, to serve on the 13-member board that oversees CMU. David Foster of Denver, a Democrat, also was appointed. Allison Ream Griffin of Lafayette, a Republican, was reappointed. The three will serve four-year terms expiring Dec. 31, 2024.
Buck has served on the Fruita City Council since 2006, including stints as mayor and mayor pro tem. She previously worked as a planning technician and code enforcement officer for the City of Fruita.
She manages the administrative portion of Bighorn Consulting Engineers, a Grand Junction company her husband, Blaine Buck, oversees as president.
Lori Buck holds a bachelor’s degree in forest management from Colorado State University.