Cotten named to state commission

DENVER — Gov. Hickenlooper announced boards and commissions appointments including the appointment of Cindy Cotten of Monte Vista to the Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice.

The Colorado Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice engages in an evidence-based analysis of the criminal justice system in Colorado and annually reports to the governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and the Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court.

For a term expiring June 30, 2019 Cotten will serve as representative of juvenile justice. Her appointment is occasioned by the change in designation of Jessica Eve Jones of Denver.