A total of 10 Grand Valley residents have been appointed to state boards and commissions and other positions.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced appointments to a total of 48 boards, commissions and other positions. Many of the appointments affirm those made by former governor John Hickenlooper.
Theresa Chase and Shannon Henrich of Grand Junction and Thomas McCause of Fruita all were appointed to the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Board for terms expiring June 30, 2021. The board awards grants from the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund.
Patrice Campbell and Joshua Walitt of Grand Junction were appointed to the Board of Real Estate Appraisers to terms expiring July 1, 2021. Campbell serves on the board as a real estate appraiser with expertise in eminent domain matters. Walitt serves as a representative of appraisal management companies. The board meets monthly for rulemaking hearings.
Kathleen Hall was appointed to the Colorado Commission on the Aging for a term expiring July 1, 2020. Hall will serve as a representative of the Green Party from the 3rd Congressional District. The commission serves as the primary advisory body on matters affecting older persons.
Timothy Hudner of Grand Junction was appointed to the State Housing Board for a term expiring Jan. 31, 2023. Hudner serves as a Republican from the 3rd Congressional District on the board. The seven-member board reviews financing requests, adopts regulations governing factory built structures and multifamily housing in counties with no building codes.
Charles P. “Buzz” Moore of Grand Junction was appointed to the Board of Mortgage Loan Originators for a term expiring Aug. 10, 2020. The board licenses mortgage loan originators; registers mortgage companies; promulgates and enforces rules and laws; investigates complaints and imposes discipline against licensees.
Troy Waters of Fruita was appointed to the Water Quality Control Commission for a term expiring Feb. 15, 2021. The commission develops water quality policy and adopts water quality classifications, standards and regulations.
Michael Moran was appointed Mesa County public trustee. Public trustees handle public transactions and foreclosures on real estate properties. Trustees oversee the administration of deeds of trust, releasing deeds when a loan has been paid off whether through refinancing, sale of property or a final payment. In addition, trustees are responsible for the collection of tax accounts for land purchase contracts for deed.