Three appointed to state boards

Palisade Police Chief Deb Funston was reappointed to the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board. The board oversees the certification of training programs, academies and instructors of police officer candidates.

Jed Jerome Balestrieri of Grand Junction and Steven Chin of Whitewater were appointed to the Justice Assistance Grant Board. The board advises the Division of Criminal Justice on issues related to federal block grants designated to improve the criminal justice system.