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Colorado Board of Health Elects Officers

January 29, 2008
Colorado Board of Health elects officers Written by Cherry Creek News Saturday, 19 January 2008 Colorado Board of Health Elects 2008 Officers DENVER - At its meeting Wednesday, Jan. 16, the Colorado Board of Health elected its 2008 officers. Jeanne T. McGinnis was re-elected to her second term as president,. Glenn Schlabs was re-elected to his second term as vice president and Jim Martin, executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, was selected as secretary. McGinnis, of Lakewood, is physician services administrator for Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge. She initially was appointed to the board by Gov. Roy Romer in October 1995. She was reappointed by Gov. Bill Owens in June 1999 and again in February 2003. In April 2007 she was reappointed by Gov. Bill Ritter to serve another four-year term. Schlabs, of Colorado Springs, is a member of the law firm of Sherman & Howard, LLC, in the Labor and Employment Department of the firm’s Colorado Springs office. Schlabs was appointed to the state Board of Health by Gov. Bill Owens in 2002 and was reappointed in 2005. He currently serves as vice president of the board. The primary duties of the nine-member state Board of Health are to adopt or revise standards, rules and regulations to administer the public health laws of the state. Regular meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month. Last Updated ( Wednesday, 23 January 2008 )