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February 19, 2016

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones named DRCOG Chair for 2016

It is a great honor and opportunity to have the chance to serve as Chair of DRCOG for the next 12 months," said Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones. "2016 will be a pivotal year for transportation and mobility, development of the regional Metro Vision, and securing appropriate resources to aid the aging and disabled in our community. I look forward to tackling these and other challenges together with my fellow directors and the communities that support these shared interests through DRCOG.

Members of DRCOG’s board of directors are local elected officials who serve as regional representatives on issues of importance to the metro cities and counties of the Northern Front Range of Colorado.

Contact:
Katy Burley
Public relations coordinator
Desk: 303-480-6743
E-mail: KBurley@drcog.org

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DENVER REGIONAL COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS ELECTS 2016-2017
LEADERS

Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones elected as DRCOG
Chair

Feb. 18, 2016 (Denver) – Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones was elected chair
of the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) Board of Directors at its
Feb. 17 meeting.

Joining Jones on the board of directors is
City of
Aurora Council Member Bob Roth as vice
chair, Westminster Mayor Herb Atchison as secretary, and Arvada Mayor Pro Tem
Bob Fifer as treasurer. City of Lone
Tree Mayor Pro Tem Jackie
Millet will serve as immediate past chair for the coming year.

Jones has represented Boulder County on the
DRCOG Board of Directors since January 2013. She previously served as secretary, and was
appointed vice chair by the Board in August 2014, completing an unexpired term
of office.

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The Denver Regional Council of Governments in a planning organization where local governments collaborate to establish guidelines, set policy and allocation finding in the areas of:

  • Transportation and personal mobility
  • Regional growth and development
  • Aging and disability resources
Boulder County Commissioner Elise Jones

Chair, Boulder County Board of Commissioners
Chair, Denver Regional Council Of Governments
Chair, Metro Area County Commissioners