Last week, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his appointment of three members to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Commission investigates complaints and conducts hearings concerning alleged discrimination in employment, apprenticeship programs, on-the-job training, and vocational schools. The Commission also investigates the existence of discriminatory or unfair employment practices. The appointments to the Commission are dependent upon Senate confirmation.
The members appointed are:
- Susie Velasquez of Greeley, to serve as a representative of local or state government entities; term to expire March 13, 2015.
- Raju Jairam of Fort Collins, to serve as a representative of the business community; term to expire March 13, 2015.
- Katina C. Banks of Denver, to serve as a representative of the community at-large; term to expire March 13, 2015.