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    James Rada, Environmental Health Services Director Appointed to Colorado Water Quality Control Commission

    Jefferson County, CO — Jefferson County Public Health announced today that its Director of Environmental Health Services, James A. Rada has been appointed by Colorado’s Governor, John Hickenlooper to serve on the Water Quality Control Commission. The Water Quality Control Commission develops and maintains a comprehensive program for the prevention, control and abatement of water pollution of the waters throughout the entire state of Colorado. Among other things, the Commission adopts water quality classifications and standards for surface and ground waters of the state, as well as various regulations aimed at achieving compliance with those classifications and standards. Mr. Rada, along with 2 other members, was appointed on Friday, February 1, 2013 for terms expiring February 15, 2016 and must still be confirmed by the Colorado Senate.

    Mr. Rada has worked in the environmental health field in Colorado for over 27 years and has a wide range of experience working with water quality issues. Before joining Jefferson County Public Health as the Environmental Health Services Director in 2012, Mr. Rada served as the manager of environmental health in both Summit and Garfield Counties.

    Dr. Mark B. Johnson, Executive Director of Jefferson County Public Health, said, “We are very proud of Mr. Rada and look forward to his continued accomplishments in environmental health.”

    For more information on Boards and Commissions, please visit the Governor’s web page on boards and commissions.

    Nancy Braden
    Public Health Communications

    February 5, 2013

    Jim Rada

    Last Updated: 6-5-2013