Governor Announces Reappointments to UNC Board of Trustees

Gov. John Hickenlooper last week announced that Dick Monfort and Christine Scanlan have been reappointed to the University of Northern Colorado's Board of Trustees, the university's governing body.

Monfort, currently chairman of the board, completed his 20th season with the Colorado Rockies as owner, chairman and CEO of the Major League Baseball franchise. The UNC graduate, who spent 25 years in the cattle business, is an advocate for higher education. He has been involved with UNC since earning a bachelor's degree in business management in 1976.

Scanlan is president and chief executive officer of The Keystone Center, a Colorado nonprofit focused on collaborative and sustainable solutions to energy, environmental and health issues. She is responsible for the center's overall management and policy work.

Their reappointments begin Jan. 1 and will be confirmed by the state senate during the next legislative session.

UNC's Board of Trustees consists of seven members appointed by the governor, a faculty member elected by peers and a student elected by peers. For more information about the board, visit its website.

Also, the governor appointed UNC fundraiser and faculty member Robbyn Wacker to the Judicial District Nominating Commission. she'll serve as a non-attorney on the commission.

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