WELD COUNTY, CO — Today, the Weld County Board of Commissioners voted on various board positions for 2022.

As required by the Weld County Home Rule Charter, the board must elect a Chair of the Board and a Chair Pro-Tem at the start of their first annual meeting each year. The board elected Scott James to serve as the Chair for 2022 and Mike Freeman to serve as the Chair Pro-Tem. The Chair presides over meetings of the Board of Commissioners; the Pro-Tem presides over meetings in the Chair’s absence.

The 2022 coordinator roles are as follows:

Commissioner Scott James: Department of Finance and Administration, Accounting and Purchasing, Clerk to the Board, the County Attorney, Human Resources, Public Relations and Communications and the Treasurer’s Office. The assistant coordinator is Commissioner Mike Freeman.

Commissioner Mike Freeman: Departments of Health, Coroner’s Office, Information Technology, Justice Services, the Office of Emergency Management and Public Safety Communications.  The assistant coordinator is Commissioner Lori Saine.

Commissioner Steve Moreno: Department of Public Works, Facilities, Veteran Services and Fleet Services. The assistant coordinator is Commissioner Perry Buck.

Commissioner Perry Buck: Department of Planning Services, the Oil and Gas Energy Department and the Extension Office. The assistant coordinator is Commissioner Scott James.

Commissioner Lori Saine: Department of Human Services. The assistant coordinator is Commissioner Steve Moreno.

Appointments to advisory boards were also made today:

Commissioner Steve Moreno: Weld County Bright Futures Board; Greeley-Weld County Airport Authority; and Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board.

Commissioner Scott James: 911 Emergency Telephone Service Authority Board; Weld County Bright Futures Board

Commissioner Mike Freeman: Federal Mineral Lease Act Board; Greeley-Weld County Airport Authority; Pre-Trial Services Board and Regional Communications Advisory Board.

Commissioner Perry Buck: Emergency Food and Shelter Program Board; Extension Advisory Council; Island Grove Park Advisory Board; and Upstate Colorado Economic Development Board.

Commissioner Lori Saine: E-470 Public Highway Authority; Human Services Advisory Commission.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.