More About Jim

Community Activities:

Since my retirement in 2013 I have remained active in our community.

    • Weld County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Board – Member
    • Weld County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program – Disaster Preparedness Educator
    • Greeley Chamber of Commerce – Local Government and Business Affairs Committee – Member
    • UNC College of Performing and Visual Arts Community Advisory Board – Member
    • North Range Behavior Health Board of Directors – Member
    • Friends of the UNC Libraries – Member
    • Greeley-Evans School District 6 – 2014 Citizens Academy Graduate
    • The President’s Volunteer Service Award by the Corporation for National and Community Service – Recipient, 2014 and 2015
    • Colorado Strategic Action Planning Group on Aging – Chair
    • Union Colony Civic Center – Volunteer

In  my many years in the community, here are some previous examples of community service:

    • City of Greeley, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board during the planning and construction of the Greeley Family FunPlex, Greeley Ice Haus, and the Rodarte Community Center expansion
    • Greeley Interfaith Association – Officer and Board Member
    • Weld Food Bank – Board Member and Director of Marketing
    • Northern Colorado Social Legislation Network
    • Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministry – Chair
    • Catholic Charities Northern –  Social Ministry Coordinator
    • Greeley and Fort Collins Chapters of AARP –  President
    • Greeley Senior Activity Center – Intern
    • Rocky Mountain Senior Games – Coordinator

Some of the many honors Jim has earned include:

  • “Defender of the Patient” award from the Colorado Medical Society and Weld County Medical Society
  • “Outstanding Achievement” award from the Colorado Alzheimer’s Association
  • “Legislator of the Year” award from the Colorado Bioscience Association
  • “Distinguished Service Award” from the Denver Regional Council of Governments
  • “Recognition” awards from the Older Americans Coalition, Alpine Area Agency on Aging, Colorado Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Colorado Counseling Association, Colorado Community Health Care Network, American Heart Association, Colorado Social Legislation Committee, and the Lutheran Office of Government Ministry.



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