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s_ed_2017a_2017-04-13t13:50:06z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 04/13/2017

Location: SCR 352

Final

Confirmation of Colorado Commission on Higher Education



SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer the appointments of Mary Beth Buescher and C PASS







01:50 PM -- Confirmation of Colorado Commission on Higher Education



Senator Hill, chair, called the meeting to order. He asked Kim Reed, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Higher Education, to come to the table and introduce the appointees and reappointees to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education (commission): Mary Beth Buescher, Cassandra Gannett, Thomas McGimpsey, and Luis Colon. Copies of the Governor's appointment letters and the appointees' applications and resumes were distributed to the committee (Attachment A). Ms. Buescher introduced herself and spoke about her background and about why she would like to be appointed to the commission. Ms. Gannett introduced herself and spoke about her background in education and about why she would like to be appointed to the commission. Mr. McGimpsey and Mr. Colon both talked about why they would like to be reappointed to the commission. The appointees and reappointees to the commission answered questions from the committee.



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BILL: Conf 17-Colorado Commission on Higher Education
TIME: 01:56:06 PM
MOVED: Priola
MOTION: Refer the appointments of Mary Beth Buescher and Cassandra Gannett and the reappointments of Thomas McGimpsey and Luis Colon to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar. The motion passed on a vote of 7-0.
SECONDED:
VOTE
Court
Yes
Gardner
Yes
Neville T.
Yes
Williams A.
Yes
Zenzinger
Yes
Priola
Yes
Hill
Yes
Final YES: 7 NO: 0 EXC: 0 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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