GARFIELD COUNTY, CO – An east coast attorney with 20 years of human resource (HR) management experience begins work for Garfield County as its human resources director September 8. Diane Hayes, JD, MBA, SPHR, is wrapping up her employment at Vermont Law School, where she has worked for seven years as director of human resources, and is packing to move across the country to Garfield County. Garfield County was able to attract Hayes through the lure of Colorado’s climate and geography, and the county’s management philosophy. “It has been my long-term dream to live in Colorado. I have visited the
Glenwood Springs, CO – The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has identified five finalists to interview for the vacant position of Garfield County Attorney. Appointed by the BOCC and reporting directly to the commissioners, the role of the county attorney is to provide legal advice and representation to the BOCC, the offices of other county elected officials, the county manager and all county departments under his/her supervision. Interviews will be conducted August 16-17, 2012. The finalists are: J. Patrick Coleman A. Owner/Managing Member, Coleman Law Firm, LLC, Denver, CO, 2003-date B. County Attorney, Montrose County, CO, 1997-2002 A.A.
Two newly elected officials joined five incumbent Garfield County officers in taking the oath of office January 11, 2011 before a packed crowd in the Garfield County Administration Building. Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky and Assessor Jim Yellico are starting new terms of office after winning their seats in the 2010 General Election. Also taking oath were the current Surveyor Scott Aibner, Coroner Trey Holt, Clerk and Recorder Jean Alberico and Sheriff Lou Vallario. Garfield County Treasurer Georgia Chamberlain took her oath of office at the close of 2010. During the swearing in ceremony, 9th Judicial District Court Judge Daniel