Four newly elected members of Board of Regents to be sworn in today

By Staff

The four newly elected members of the University of Colorado Board of Regents will take their oaths of office today, Jan. 5, 2023.

The ceremony is set for 4 p.m. at CU Denver in the atrium of the Student Commons Building, 1201 Larimer St.

The board members who will be sworn in by Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright are:

  • Wanda L. James, 1st Congressional District
  • Frank McNulty, 4th Congressional District
  • Kenneth Michael Montera, 5th Congressional District
  • Mark VanDriel, 8th Congressional District

All four were elected to the board for the first time during the November 2022 general election. Montera, vice chair, was appointed by Gov. Jared Polis to fill a vacancy in late 2021 and has served on the board since then.

Thursday’s event also includes scheduled appearances by Regents Lesley Smith (chair), Callie Rennison, Ilana Spiegel, Sue Sharkey, Nolbert Chavez and Glen Gallegos, as well as CU President Todd Saliman.

The CU Board of Regents consists of nine members serving staggered six-year terms, one elected from each of Colorado’s eight congressional districts and one from the state at large. The board is charged constitutionally with the general supervision of the university and the exclusive control and direction of all funds of and appropriations to the university, unless otherwise provided by law.

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