Colorado Bar Exam Results
October 8, 2009 by USA Post
Colorado Bar Exam Results,Air Conservation Commission, Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force, Amusement Ride Safety Board, Children’s Trust Fund Board, Clay County Board of Election Commissioners, Coordinating Board for Early Childhood, Corrections Officer Certification Commission, Governor’s Council on Disability, Jackson County Sports Complex Authority, Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners, Missouri Dental Board, Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees, Missouri Propane Gas Commission, Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Board of Trustees, Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission, Missouri State Board of Nursing, Missouri Technology Corporation, Missouri Workforce Investment Board, Public School Retirement System of Missouri Board of Trustees, Safe Drinking Water Commission, Saint Louis County Board of Election Commissioners, Seismic Safety Commission, State Committee of Dietitians, State Committee of Psychologists, State Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority, Workers’ Compensation Determination Review Board
Jefferson City, MO – infoZine – Gov. Jay Nixon announced his appointments to 26 boards and commissions. The appointments will be subject to confirmation by the state Senate, except for the appointments to the Governor’s Council on Disability and the Missouri Technology Corporation.
Air Conservation Commission
The Governor has appointed Dianna R. Reed (D), age 27, of Ballwin, to the Air Conservation Commission. The commission adopts rules; prescribes air quality standards; requires tests, monitoring, and reporting of equipment and emissions; decides appeals from orders and actions of the Department of Natural Resources; issues orders and decisions to implement the Air Law; refers cases to litigation; settles suits; compels investigations; secures technical services by contract; and classifies and identifies air contaminants.
Reed, who holds a civil engineering degree and a law degree from the University of Missouri, serves on the program committee of the U.S. Building Green Council – St. Louis chapter and on the environmental and legislative committee of the American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry. She is an associate with the law firm of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale. The Governor appointed her for a term ending Oct. 13, 2012.
Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force
The Governor has appointed Julie A. Ballard, age 40, of Jefferson City; Deborah S. Ellis, age 54, of Wildwood; and Jean A. Leonatti, age 56, of Columbia, to the Alzheimer’s State Plan Task Force. The task force, which was created by a state law passed in 2009, is charged with assessing the current and future impact of Alzheimer’s and related dementia on residents of Missouri; examining existing services and resources addressing the needs of persons with dementia, their families and caregivers; and developing recommendations to respond to the escalating public health situation regarding Alzheimer’s. The Task Force will submit a report of findings and date-specific recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor in the form of a state plan by Nov. 15, 2010 and provide annual supplemental reports to the Governor and General Assembly.
Ballard, who holds a nursing degree from Truman State University, has been the assistant state ombudsman for the long-term care ombudsman program of the Department of Health and Senior Services since 2002. The Governor has appointed Ballard for a term ending Nov. 1, 2012.
Ellis, a licensed clinical social worker with a master’s degree in social work, is director of adult day services for the Jewish Community Center in St. Louis. She previously served as support services manager for Unity Health Hospice. The Governor has appointed Ellis for a term ending Nov. 1, 2012.
Leonatti has served as CEO for the Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging since 1981. The agency provides support and services in a 19-county area. She has served in several leadership positions in the Missouri Alliance of Area Agencies on Aging. The Governor has appointed Leonatti for a term ending Nov. 1, 2012.
Amusement Ride Safety Board
The Governor has re-appointed James M. Harig (R), age 65, of Labadie, to the Amusement Ride Safety Board. The board adopts a code of rules and regulations governing maintenance, testing, operation and inspection of amusement rides, and makes recommendations to the state fire marshal concerning its findings on safety issues related to amusement rides.
Harig, who holds a degree in mechanical engineering, has served as director of maintenance and construction at Six Flags St. Louis since 1995. He previously served as corporate engineer for Six Flags St. Louis and Great America. The Governor has appointed Harig for a term ending April 17, 2014.
Children’s Trust Fund Board
The Governor has appointed Eric F. Battle, age 34, of St. Louis, to the Children’s Trust Fund Board. The Children’s Trust Fund works to prevent or alleviate child abuse and neglect by planning and policy development; ensuring appropriate funding of results-oriented programs, training programs for prevention professionals, and research; promoting public awareness and education; and assisting in the integration of statewide prevention efforts.
Battle is the executive pastor for House of Deliverance Church and also serves as bereavement coordinator for United Healthcare Hospice Service. He served as a chaplain in the U.S. Navy from 2002 to 2007 and as deputy director of the Division of Workforce Development from 2007 to 2009. The Governor has appointed Battle for a term ending Sept. 15, 2012.
Clay County Board of Election Commissioners
The Governor has appointed Angela Beshears (R), age 27, of Kearney as a member of the Clay County Board of Election Commissioners, and has appointed Charles S. Broomfield, age 72, of Gladstone, as chair of the board. The Clay County Board of Election Commissioners sets policy and makes rules and regulations within the statutes for the conduct of all public elections within the jurisdiction.
Beshears is a homemaker and private math tutor who has a master’s degree in educational technology. She has served as a mathematics teacher and math instructional coach in the North Kansas City School District. The Governor has appointed Beshears for a term ending June 15, 2013.
Broomfield is a small business owner who is now semi-retired. He served for 14 years as a Clay County commissioner and served for eight years as state representative for Clay County in the Missouri General Assembly. The Governor has appointed Broomfield for a term on the commission ending June 15, 2013; he will serve as chair for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Coordinating Board for Early Childhood
The Governor has appointed Dr. L. Carol Scott , age 55, of St. Louis, to the Coordinating Board for Early Childhood. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Early Childhood is the state’s public/private entity for coordinating a cohesive system of early childhood programs and services that will result in the healthy development of, and high quality education for, all Missouri children from birth through age five.
Dr. Scott, a psychologist, is the executive director of the Missouri Child Care Resource and Referral Network. She previously served as the director of the Metropolitan Council on Early Learning for the Mid-America Regional Council in Kansas City, and as director of the Head Start/public school early childhood transition team for the Independence School District. She has been appointed her for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Corrections Officer Certification Commission
The Governor has appointed Leslie Dahl, age 40, of Chillicothe, to the Corrections Officer Certification Commission. The commission makes recommendations regarding qualifications, training, testing and certification so that correctional administrators can attract and retain qualified personnel and further the profession of corrections.
Dahl is a correctional supervisor for the Missouri Department of Corrections at the Chillicothe Correctional Center. She previously served as a corrections officer at state corrections facilities in Vandalia, St. Joseph and Tipton, and as an emergency medical technician for the city of Vandalia. The Governor appointed Dahl for a term ending Oct. 30, 2011.
Governor’s Council on Disability
The Governor has appointed Jacqueline B. Chatman, age 54, of Kansas City; Ronald L. Hack, age 53, of Sunset Hills; Teri Miller, age 60, of Chesterfield; DeAnna L. Noriega, age 61, of Fulton; and Erwin O. Switzer, age 53, of St. Louis, to the Governor’s Council on Disability. The Governor’s Council on Disability makes persons with disabilities aware of their rights and opportunities; increases employment opportunities for job seekers with disabilities; expands access to equal and full participation for all individuals with any type of disability in their communities at local, state, and federal levels; and changes the delivery system for assistive technology devices and services.
Chatman is director of special services for the Park Hill School District and previously held the same position for the Hickman Mills C-1 School District in Kansas City. She also was a school psychologist for Hickman Mills and for the Springfield, Mo., school districts. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending Oct. 1, 2011.
Hack is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Gallop, Johnson & Neuman and obtained his law degree from the University of Missouri. He is a past president and board member of United Celebral Palsy of St. Louis. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending Oct. 1, 2013.+
Miller is a retired special educator who served in the Fort Zumwalt School District and for Francis Howell High School. She retired in 2008 after 25 years as a special educator. The Governor has appointed Miller for a term ending Oct. 1, 2013.
Noriega is an independent living specialist/legislative liaison for Services for Independent Living in Columbia. She is a published writer and poet, and an advocate for disability rights. The Governor has appointed Noriega for a term ending Oct. 1, 2011.
Switzer, an attorney, is an officer with the law firm of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale in St. Louis. He served as special counsel for the Missouri Attorney General’s Office from 1994 to 2005. Switzer has served on the boards of numerous civic and community organizations, including Paraquad. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending Oct. 1, 2011.
Jackson County Sports Complex Authority
The Governor has appointed Jon R. Gray (D), age 57, of Kansas City, to the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority. The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority oversees the maintenance and operation of the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex in a fiscally responsible manner which will allow it to maintain its stature as a premier sports facility in the nation; administers funds received from the State of Missouri, Jackson County and the City of Kansas City, or any other sources which are to be used for the furtherance of its statutory duties; studies location, feasibility, and design of sports and recreational facilities; and acquires, constructs, operates, maintains, and leases to other sports stadiums, field houses, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, parking facilities and suitable concessions.
Judge Gray retired from the Jackson County Circuit Court bench after serving as a circuit judge from 1987 to 2007. He is currently a partner at the law firm of Shook Hardy & Bacon. The Governor appointed him to a term ending July 15, 2013.
Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners
The Governor has appointed Megan C. Thornberry (D), age 40, of Kansas City, as chair of the Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners. The Kansas City Board of Election Commissioners is responsible to conduct elections for all governmental entities lying wholly or in part within the boundaries of Kansas City within Jackson County.
Thornberry is president and CEO of a freight forwarding company, American World Forwarders, a contractor for the Department of Defense. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law and worked as a trial attorney before owning her own business. The Governor appointed her to the board of election commissioners for a term ending Jan. 10, 2013; she will serve as chair for a term ending at the pleasure of the Governor.
Missouri Dental Board
The Governor has appointed Dr. Paul P. Titterington, age 60, of Kansas City, to the Missouri Dental Board. The board adopts, publishes, and enforces rules and regulations which regulate and define the acts and areas of practice which may be performed by dentists and dental hygienists.
Dr. Titterington is a dentist in Kansas City, and a past president of the Greater Kansas City Dental Society. He has served as a delegate for the Missouri Dental Association and as chairman of the association’s committee on annual session. The Governor has appointed Dr. Titterington for a term ending Oct. 16, 2013.
Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees
The Governor has appointed Richard D. Ewing, age 73, of Moberly; and Sarah E. Giboney, age 38, of Ashland, to the Missouri Family Trust Board of Trustees. The board of trustees is designed to provide persons with a mental and/or physical disability a better quality of life, from funds received through the Missouri Family Trust without endangering governmental entitlements for which they are or may become eligible.
Ewing is a retired district manager of the Moberly Social Security District who is the current chairman of the board of directors for the Moberly Housing Authority. He has been active in several community and civic organizations. The Governor has appointed Ewing for a term ending Oct. 25, 2011.
Giboney, a partner with the Columbia law firm of Smith Lewis, obtained degrees in social work and law from the University of Missouri. She has given presentations and been published on the topic of trust planning, particularly as it relates to disabled individuals. The Governor appointed Giboney for a term ending Oct. 25, 2011.
Missouri Propane Gas Commission
The Governor has re-appointed Curtis Wall, age 37, of Holts Summit, to the Missouri Propane Gas Commission. The commission makes, promulgates and enforces regulations setting forth general standards covering for the design, construction, location, installation and operation of equipment for storing, handling, transporting of liquefied petroleum gases.
Wall is a chief inspector for the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Division of Weights and Measures. In this position, he supervises office and field staff for the petroleum and propane inspection programs. He previous was a fuel device safety inspector for the division. The Governor has appointed Wall for a term ending June 30, 2014.
Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund
The Governor appointed Daniel P. Krasnoff (D), age 42, of Webster Groves, to the Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund. The Missouri Public Entity Risk Management Fund operates a shared risk pool for public entities offering coverage plans which are reliable alternatives to traditional insurance policies.
Krasnoff has served as the executive director for Central West End-Midtown Development since October 2002. He previously served as executive director for the St. Louis County Boundary Commission, and as a planner for the City of St. Louis Planning and Urban Design Agency. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending July 15, 2010.
Missouri Real Estate Appraisers Commission
The Governor has appointed William K. Duncan (D), age 68, of Sikeston, to the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers’ Commission. The Missouri Real Estate Appraisers’ Commission licenses and regulates persons who engage in real estate appraisal business as set out in statute.
Duncan, a real estate appraiser licensed in Missouri and several other states, is a member of the Gill Group. He has extensive experience in work for the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as for lenders and developers through the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program. The Governor appointed him for a term ending Sept. 12, 2012.
Missouri State Board of Nursing
The Governor has appointed Roxanne W. McDaniel, age 59, of Columbia, to the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing protects the public; licenses by examination, endorsement, and renewal; regulates the quality of nursing education; disciplines the licenses of nurses who violate the Nursing Practice Act; and determines the scope of practice for licensed individuals.
McDaniel has a PhD in nursing research and currently serves as associate dean for the undergraduate and MS programs at the Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri. She also is an associate professor at the school. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending June 1, 2013.
Missouri Technology Corporation
The Governor has appointed James P. Baker, age 61, of Ozark; Garry K. Kemp, age 62, of Lee’s Summit; and Michael D. Wetle, age 51, of St. Louis, to the Missouri Technology Corporation. The corporation provides access to global technologies for Missouri businesses and citizens, and advises the Department of Economic Development and the Governor regarding business development opportunities related to new technologies and products.
Baker has served as vice president for research and economic development for Missouri State University since 2005, and previously served as assistant to the university president. He was chancellor for Southwest Missouri State University-Mountain Grove from 1998 to 2005. The Governor appointed him for a term ending Oct. 1, 2013.
Kemp is executive vice president of the Greater Kansas City Building Trades Council for the AFL-CIO, headquartered in Independence. He served as business manager/executive secretary for the council from 1996 to 2008. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending Oct. 1, 2013.
Wetle is an independent consultant who advises industrial and high tech companies on how to create and validate breakthrough new products and strategies. The Governor has appointed Wetle for a term ending Oct. 1, 2013.
Missouri Workforce Investment Board
The Governor has appointed Cara S. Canon, age 44, of Sedalia; Laura A. Evans, age 42, of Liberty; Wayne H. Feuerborn, age 48, of Kansas City; Jeanette Prenger, age 48, of Parkville; and Joshua J. Tennison, age 32, of Kirkwood, to the Missouri Workforce Investment Board. The board serves as an advisory council to the Governor and the Division of Workforce Development on employment and training needs of Missouri businesses.
Canon is the owner and director of marketing for ProEnergy Services, which provides a variety of professional services, parts and equipment to the energy and ethanol. The Governor has appointed Canon for a term ending March 3, 2010.
Evans is a talent development strategist for Cerner Corporation, and has been with the company since 1992 in a variety of leadership development, learning, education and operations support positions. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending March 3, 2013.
Feuerborn is director of planning and associate vice president for HNTB Corporation, which provides architecture, engineering, planning and construction services. The Governor has appointed him for a term ending March 3, 2010.
Prenger is founder and president of ECCO Select, a consulting and resource management corporation that was named one of the top 500 Hispanic-owned businesses in the country by Hispanic Business Magazine. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending March 3, 2011.
Tennison has served as director of human resources for Independent Stave Co. since 1999. He currently serves on the Northeast Workforce Investment Board. The Governor has appointed Tennison for a term ending March 3, 2010.
Public School Retirement System of Missouri Board of Trustees
The Governor has appointed Scott W. Hunt, age 38, of Manchester, to the Public School Retirement System of Missouri Board of Trustees. The function of the board is to effectively collect contributions; prudently invest assets to obtain optimum returns; equitably provide benefits; and impartially and in accordance with applicable law administer the benefit programs.
Hunt is the chief financial officer for Logistics Management Solutions, a provider of logistics and third-party logistics management. He has also served as financial officer and as an accounting and finance consultant for several other companies in Missouri. The Governor appointed him for a term ending June 30, 2013.
Safe Drinking Water Commission
The Governor has appointed Bruce E. Manning, age 54, of Maryland Heights, to the Safe Drinking Water Commission. The commission assists the Public Drinking Water Program within the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and works to assure that all public water systems provide safe and adequate drinking water to the public by promoting and protecting public water systems.
Manning, who holds a Missouri “A” operator’s license and a Missouri DSIII drinking water distribution operator’s license, is the principal water treatment technologist for CH2M HILL. He has more than 30 years’ experience in water quality management. The Governor appointed him for a term ending Sept. 1, 2012.
Saint Louis County Board of Election Commissioners
The Governor has appointed Julie R. Jones (R), of Ladue, age 40, as a member of the Saint Louis County Board of Election Commissioners, which conducts all public elections in Saint. Louis County.
Jones is an attorney with the Jones Law Firm and previously was with the firm of Bryan Cave. Her practice includes business, real estate and lending law. The Governor appointed Jones for a term ending Jan. 10, 2013.
Seismic Safety Commission
The Governor appointed Raymond E. Bailey, age 54, of Saint Charles, to the Seismic Safety Commission. The Seismic Safety Commission provides, with the assistance of state and federal agencies, a program to help the state respond to a major earthquake either in Missouri, or affecting Missouri.
Bailey is construction management/services manager for ABNA Engineering. He holds a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MS and doctorate from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. The Governor appointed him for a term ending July 1, 2012.
State Committee of Dietitians
The Governor appointed Jean Howard (D), age 54, of Auxvasse, to the State Committee of Dietitians. The committee ensures the health, safety and welfare of Missouri citizens by licensing and regulating qualified/competent dietitians.
Howard is a consulting dietitian with the Missouri Veterans Home and has served as a dietary consultant for medical clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and businesses. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending June 11, 2011.
State Committee of Psychologists
The Governor has appointed Dr. Nancy D. O’Reilly, age 61, of Rogersville, to the State Committee of Psychologists. The State Committee of Psychologists protects the public from incompetence, misconduct, gross negligence, fraud, misrepresentation or dishonesty; licenses only qualified professionals by examination and evaluation of minimum competency; and enforces standards by implementing legislation and administrative rules.
Dr. O’Reilly is a clinical psychologist who is the founder of the WomenSpeak Project. She is the managing member of O’Reilly Health and Wellness Consultation Services. The Governor has appointed Dr. O’Reilly for a term ending Aug. 28, 2011.
State Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority
The Governor has appointed LaRee DeFreece (D), age 52, of Kirkwood, to the State Environmental Improvement and Energy Resources Authority. The authority is mandated to protect Missouri’s environment, develop energy alternatives, and promote economic development through innovative financing, technical assistance and research. The board’s programs, such as the State Revolving Fund, the Market Development Program and its numerous environmental and energy studies, address these mandates.
DeFreece, who holds a law degree from Washington University, is vice president and director of global sustainability consulting services for the architectural firm HOK. The Governor has appointed DeFreece for a term ending Jan. 1, 2011.
Workers’ Compensation Determination Review Board
The Governor has re-appointed John R. Chapman, age 61, of Webster Groves; and appointed Tamara L. Thielemier, age 33, of Jefferson City; Teresa J. Underwood, age 51, of Centralia; and T. Lucas White, age 29, of St. Louis, to the Workers’ Compensation Determination Review Board. The board reviews determinations by an insurer or advisory organization regarding uniform code classifications, basic manual rule interpretations, uniform experience rating plan rule interpretations, calculations of an individual employer’s modification factor, Missouri assigned risk plan underwriting rule interpretations, and any other related uniform rule interpretations not addressed by department rule or regulation.
Chapman, a certified insurance counselor, is an independent insurance agent with the Bowersox Insurance Agency Company. He has more than 35 years’ experience in insurance sales and management. The Governor has appointed Chapman for a term ending March 3, 2012.
Thielemier has served as the human resources manager for Metal Culverts Inc. since 1999. She holds a masters in business administration from William Woods University. The Governor has appointed her for a term ending March 3, 2010.
Underwood is assistant vice president for underwriting and director of underwriting for Missouri Employers Mutual Insurance Company. She holds a masters in business administration from William Woods University. The Governor appointed her for a term ending March 3, 2010.
White is a loss prevention/riskanlyst for Schnucks Market Inc., and an insuranceanlyst for The DESCO Group, the real estate division of Schnucks Markets Inc. He holds a masters in business administration from Webster University. The Governor appointed White for a term ending March 3, 2011.
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