Grand Valley residents named to state boards

Two Grand Valley residents have been named to state boards.

Gustave Hendricks of Fruita was reappointed to the Fire Service and Training Certification Advisory Board. Derek Benoit-Wylie of Palisade was appointed to the State Board of Nursing.

Hendricks serves on the board as a hazardous materials responder team leader. The board establishes fire service education and training programs as well as procedures and criteria for firefighter certification. His term expires July 1, 2023.

Benoit-Wylie serves on the board as a licensed professional nurse engaged in nursing service administration. The board examines and licenses registered and practical nurses, approves nursing programs and standards and investigates complaints filed against nurses. His term expires July 1, 2021.