DENVER — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Colorado Dental Board, Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, State Board of Pharmacy and Physical Therapy Board.
The Colorado Dental Board makes rules and regulations, examines and licenses dentists and dental hygienists, and conducts hearings regarding the suspension or revocation of licenses.
For a term expiring Jan. 1, 2019:
Vidhyalakshmi Sampath, DDS, BDS of Englewood, to serve as a dentist, and occasioned by the resignation of Gail N. Raether, DDS of Littleton, appointed.
The Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators licenses nursing home operators and may conduct hearings to revoke, suspend, deny or reissue licenses.
For a term expiring July 1, 2021:
Lori Louise Randall, RN of Fruita, to serve as representative of nursing home administrators and of a continuum care administration, appointed.
DENVER — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne today announced that Colorado has received a grant from the NextFifty Initiative to fund a Senior Advisor on Aging position in the Governor’s Office. This role will drive leadership on senior issues and focus on the coordination of key aging-related concerns like mobility, health care, housing and more.
“It’s crucial that we keep care for our seniors a priority,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “This advisor will advance the state’s strategic action plan on aging and keep the concerns of older Coloradans at the forefront for this administration and beyond.”
The NextFifty Initiative supports up to $450,000 to fund the position over the next three years. Second and third year funding is based on renewal agreements.
DENVER — Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 — Today, Gov. John Hickenlooper, along with nine other governors, sent a letter to Senate leadership calling for the rejection of the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act. In the bipartisan letter, the governors call upon Congress to continue working across the aisle to focus on stabilizing the individual health insurance market and set aside the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson amendment.