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S_ED_2022A 03/03/2022 01:37:47 PM Committee Summary

PUBLIC
STAFF SUMMARY OF MEETING
SENATE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
Date 03/03/2022
Attendance
Buckner X
Kirkmeyer X
Lundeen E
Priola E
Zenzinger X
Story X
Bridges X
Time 01:37:47 PM to 02:41:40 PM
Place SCR 357
This Meeting was called to order by Bridges
This Report was prepared by Rachel Kurtz-Phelan
Hearing Items Action Taken
Conf 22-Fort Lewis College — Board Of Trustees For Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 22-Western Colorado University Board Of Trustees Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 22-Adams State University Board Of Trustees Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
Conf 22-Charter School Institute Board, State Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar
HB22-1070 Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar

Conf 22-Fort Lewis College — Board Of Trustees For - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:37:57 PM  
Tom Stritikus, President
of Fort Lewis College, introduced the appointee to the Board of Trustees,
Paul Major.  The Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment
A.  Mr. Major introduced himself and discussed why he would like to
serve on the board.


01:42:49 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Paul Major to the Fort Lewis College Board Of Trustees For to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Excused
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Yes
Priola Yes
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 6   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 22-Western Colorado University Board Of Trustees - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


01:43:01 PM  
Nancy Chisholm, President
of Western Colorado University, introduced the appointees and reappointee
to the Board of Trustees: Kristen Blessman, Kara Buckley, Cecil Gutierrez,
and Richard Todd.  The Governor's appointment letter can be found
as Attachment B.  The appointees took turns speaking about their backgrounds
and about why they would like to serve on the board.  They answered
questions from the committee.


02:02:31 PM
Motion Refer the appointments of Kristen Blessman, Kara Buckley, and Cecil Gutierrez, and the reappointment of Richard Todd, to the Western Colorado University Board Of Trustees to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Excused
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Excused
Priola Excused
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 22-Adams State University Board Of Trustees - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:02:40 PM  
Cheryl Lovell, President
of Adams State University, introduced the appointees and reappointee to
the Board of Trustees: Mark Martinez, Jennifer Mueller, and Jonathan Marquez.
 The Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment C.  Michelle
Lueck, board chair, spoke about the school and the work of the board.  The
appointees took turns introducing themselves and speaking about their background
and why they would like to serve on the board.


02:14:24 PM
Motion Refer the appointment of Jonathan Marquez, Jennifer Mueller, Mark Martinez to the Adams State University Board Of Trustees to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Excused
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Excused
Priola Excused
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 3   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



Conf 22-Charter School Institute Board, State - Favorably Refer to Full Senate - Consent Calendar


02:14:32 PM  
Terry Croy Lewis, Executive Director of the Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI), introduced the appointees and reappointee to the CSI board: Nicholas Martinez, Kenneth Smith, and Tamara Olson. The Governor's appointment letter can be found as Attachment D. The appointees spoke about their backgrounds and about why they would like to serve on the board.


02:25:48 PM
Motion Refer the reappointment of Tamara Olson and the appointments of Nicholas Martinez and Kenneth Smith to the Charter School Institute Board, State to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Excused
Priola Excused
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS



HB22-1070 - Referred to the Committee of the Whole - Consent Calendar


02:25:55 PM  
The committee took a brief recess.
02:28:02 PM  
The committee came
back to order.  Senator Rankin, sponsor, presented House Bill 22-1070,
which concerns early childhood development service districts.
02:32:20 PM  
Lance Hostetter, representing Colorado Succeeds, testified in support of the bill.
02:34:54 PM  
Hannah Berman, representing Aspen Skiing Company, testified in support of the bill.
02:37:28 PM  
Katie Langenhuizen,
representing MANAUS Fund and the Rocky Mountain Preschool Coalition, testified
in support of the bill.
02:40:39 PM  
Additional written
comments submitted can be found as Attachment E.  Senator Rankin gave
closing comments on the bill.


02:41:31 PM
Motion Refer House Bill 22-1070 to the Committee of the Whole and with a recommendation that it be placed on the consent calendar.
Moved Story
Seconded
Buckner Yes
Kirkmeyer Yes
Lundeen Excused
Priola Excused
Zenzinger Yes
Story Yes
Bridges Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS


02:41:40 PM   The committee adjourned.






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