Board Members

Board Members Board Meetings

The Board
Of the members initially appointed, the members appointed by the Governor shall each serve 2-year terms, the member appointed by the Chief Justice shall serve a 2-year term, the members appointed by the House and Senate Minority Leaders shall each serve 3-year terms, the members appointed by the Speaker and the President shall each serve 4-year terms, and the member jointly appointed by the President and the Speaker shall serve a 2-year term. Thereafter, members shall serve 4-year terms.

A vacancy occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment, but for the remainder of the unexpired term only, except that these members must at all times consist of a member from each major political party in each house of the General Assembly and be appointed by the appropriate appointing authority, as appropriate, to ensure that a member from each major political party in each house is a member of the board. An appointed member shall be eligible for reappointment. Members of the board may be removed by the appointing authorities for cause, after a public hearing, and may be suspended by the appointing authority pending the completion of such hearing.

The members shall elect a chair and a vice-chair each year at a date, time, and location as designated by the Chair upon thirty (30) days written notice to each member of the Board of Directors. The members shall also elect a secretary and a treasurer, who need not be members of the board, and the same person may be elected to serve as both secretary and treasurer. The powers of the board may be vested in the officers from time to time. Five members shall constitute a quorum. No vacancy in the membership of the board shall impair the right of a quorum of the members to exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the board.

If the board determines that the authority has sufficient financial resources, each member of the board not otherwise in full-time employment of the state or a state official shall receive a per diem of $100 for each day actually and necessarily spent in the discharge of official duties, and all members shall receive reimbursement for travel and other necessary expenses actually incurred in the performance of official duties.

Members

Title

Name

City

Appt. Date

Appt. End

Appt. by

Chair (Elected 05/09/13) Todd, Nancy Denver 04/18/2013 08/05/2017 President of the Senate
Vice-Chair
(Elected 05/09/13)
Fellman, Ken Arvada 02/18/2012 10/06/2015 Governor
Treasurer (Elected 05/09/13) Haller, Carol Denver 10/06/2011 10/05/2013 Colorado Chief Justice

 

Montgomery, John Denver 02/18/2012 10/06/2015 Governor
Holbert, Chris Parker 09/26/2012 08/05/2016 House Minority Leader

 

Ryan, Tim

Aurora

02/18/2012

10/06/2015

Governor

Brophy, Greg Wray 08/14/2012 08/05/2016 Senate Minority Leader
Singer, Jonathan Longmont 02/19/2013 08/05/2015 Speaker of the House
Fagan, Renny 08/02/2013 08/01/2016 President of the Senate/Speaker of the House

 

Colorado Channel Authority Board Member Biographies:

Representative Jonathan Singer has served House District 11 since January, 2012 when he was chosen to fill a vacancy in the Colorado House of Representatives.  He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the House Local Government Committee, as well as sitting on the Appropriations and the Public Health Care and Human Services Committees.  Prior to his service in the Colorado House, Rep. Singer worked in Child and Adult Protection in Boulder County as well as with the Denver Office of Economic Development.  Rep. Singer received his Master's in Social Work and BS in Psychology and Social Work from Colorado State University. He has volunteered on behalf of at risk families most of his life and he is married to Allison Barrett whom he met when they were both high school volunteers at the Boulder Public Library.

Senator Greg Brophy lives in Wray, Colorado with his wife Angela and three children, Megan, Jordan, and David. He was born in Holyoke, Colorado and grew up on his family's farm in the sandhills north of Wray. He graduated from Wray High School where he was a state champion wrestler and a member of the Future Farmers of America. Sen. Brophy graduated in 1988 from Colorado State University with a degree in Animal Sciences. In June 2005 he won a vacancy committee appointment to replace Mark Hillman. In 2006 he was re-elected for his first term in the Colorado State Senate. He ran again in 2010 and was re-elected for his second term as a Senator. Sen. Brophy is currently the ranking member of the Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, the Finance Committee, and Legislative Legal Services. He is also a member of the bipartisan Congressional Redistricting Committee.

Ken Fellman is a partner in the Denver law firm of Kissinger & Fellman, P.C. He is nationally recognized and respected as an expert in local government representation, particularly telecommunications and utilities law. Ken has represented local governments, non-profit organizations and governmental associations nationwide in connection with cable television franchising, deployment of community broadband networks, public safety communications, communications service contracts, and gas and electric utility franchising. Ken served as the Mayor of Arvada, Colorado from 1999 - 2007, and as an at large member of the Arvada City Council from 1993 - 1999. Ken served as chair of the FCC's Local and State Government Advisory Committee from 1997 - 2003. In 2007 he was appointed by Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. to the Colorado Innovation Council, and he currently serves as president of the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA).

 

Carol Haller is deputy state court administrator and legal counsel for the Colorado State Court System. Carol Haller was named legal counsel January, 2004 and was made deputy state court administrator in 2009. Before coming to the State Court Administrator's office she was a county court judge in Weld County for seven years. Her other legal experience includes eight years as a deputy state public defender and two years in private practice of law.

Representative Chris Holbert was elected in 2010 to represent the people of House District 44, which includes the communities of Parker, Lone Tree, Roxborough Park, and unincorporated portions of northern Douglas County. Chris' career has centered on trade association management with specific focus on executive leadership, marketing, communications, and government affairs. Now in business for himself, Chris provides consulting services to candidates and non-profit organizations. Since 2009, Chris has volunteered time to help members of various grassroots organizations better understand the process and structure of government. Chris advocates that knowledge, not anger, is the means by which positive change can be affected. Representative Holbert often credits the Colorado Channel as an effective resource by which citizens can be informed and hold accountable those who are elected to represent them.
John Montgomery has been in television for more than 27 years, and fifteen of those years have been spent at CBS4. As News Operations Manager, Montgomery manages CBS4's news gathering team at the assignment desk. He also coordinates and plans field coverage of major events. Montgomery has also worked in El Paso, Texas, Albuquerque, N.M., Harrisburg, Penn., Davenport Iowa, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee. Montgomery says he hopes Denver will be his last TV market. In his career, Montgomery has been a photographer, special projects producer and has worked the assignment desk.He has several journalism awards, including the Colorado Black Journalist of the Year Award. He is a member of RTNDA, and CBA. Montgomery has been married to his wife Jacque for almost 18 years and has 2 children, Aaron and Morgan. He comes from a large Southern family with 12 other siblings.
Tim Ryan is the assistant news director at 9NEWS in Denver, where he's worked since 1991. Tim manages the 9NEWS reporting staff and works with a team of news managers to coordinate coverage for the nine hours of live news produced each day by 9NEWS for KUSA Channel 9 and KTVD Channel 20. Tim is a proud graduate of both the University of Missouri School of Journalism and the University of Colorado-Denver, where he earned a master's degree in history. He was also named a 2006 Ethics Fellow at the Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, which provides continuing education and training to professional journalists from around the world. He grew up on a farm in northern Missouri, the youngest of eight children. Tim has held leadership positions with the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), which organizes regional Emmy awards, as well as the Boy Scouts of America, Denver Area Council. He has been a guest speaker to journalism classes at the University of Colorado, Metropolitan State University, the University of Denver and the Community College of Denver, and has taught a course in TV news producing at the Poynter Institute. Tim and his wife Brenda live in Aurora with their three children.

 

Senator Nancy Todd was elected to the Senate in 2012.  Senator Todd was a professional educator for twenty-five years in the Cherry Creek School District 5 and has lived in Aurora for over thirty years.  She was named "Woman of the Year" from the Aurora Chamber of Commerce in 2011.  Senator Todd received her bachelor's in education from the University of Kansas in 1970 and a master's in reading from the University of Northern Colorado in 1990.  She has been married to Terry, a retired teacher and retired Colonel in the Army Reserves.  They have two grown married sons, three granddaughters, and a black Labrador Retriever who loves to recycle!

Renny Fagan is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Colorado Nonprofit Association.  Renny joined the Association in March 2009. With almost 1,400 member nonprofit organizations statewide, the Association provides capacity building resources and technical assistance to members and advocates on behalf of the entire nonprofit sector. Previously, Fagan served as the State Director of Colorado-based staff for U.S Senator Ken Salazar and briefly for Senator Michael Bennet. Fagan was a Deputy Attorney General for Attorney Generals Ken Salazar and John Suthers, managing attorneys providing legal services to elected officials and state agencies. Under Gov. Roy Romer, Fagan was the Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Revenue. He began his public service as a three-term state legislator from El Paso County. A Colorado native, Fagan grew up in the Pikes Peak region and has resided in the Denver Metro area for the last 20 years.