Governor appoints Fox to board of trustees, reappoints Hutson

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Governor appoints Fox to board of trustees, reappoints Hutson

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 7, 2009 – Gov. Bill Ritter has appointed Terry Fox and reappointed L. Roger Hutson to the Colorado School of Mines Board of Trustees. Their appointments, which are subject to state senate confirmation, have terms which are effective Jan. 1, 2009, and expire Dec. 31, 2012. 

Fox, a 1989 Mines graduate with a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and Petroleum Refining, is an attorney with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver – where she represents federal employees and federal agencies in civil litigation.
Fox serves on the Colorado Supreme Court’s Attorney Regulation Committee and is a member of the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association, the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, and the Hispanic National Bar Association. Her community service includes work with Chic Chicana, Colorado Youth at Risk, the Denver Dumb Friends League, Compass Montessori School, Inroads of Denver Alumni Association, the Rocky Mountain Children’s Choir and the National Association for Migrant Education.
Fox has served on Mines’ McBride Honors Program Alumni Advisory Board and is a member of the CSM Alumni Association.

Hutson, who currently serves as vice chairman of the Mines Board of Trustees and chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee, was first appointed to the board in 2004.
He is the president and chief executive officer of HRM Resources LLC, a private firm specializing in the acquisition, operation and development of producing oil and gas assets. He currently sits on the board of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association and is a past president of that organization. Hutson, a 1982 Mines grad, has served on the boards of the CSM Alumni Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States.  
Other members on the board include: Michael Nyikos, Terrance Tschatschula, Vicki Cowart, Frank DeFilippo, James Spaanstra, faculty trustee John Dorgan and student trustee Amy Dubetz.
The seven-member board of trustees is appointed by the governor of Colorado for four-year terms. The student body elects a student trustee annually. The faculty representative position was established in 2008 and is elected by the Mines faculty for a two-year term. The student and faculty trustees are non-voting members.
Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines was established to serve the needs of the local mining industry. Today, the School has an international reputation for excellence in both engineering education and the applied sciences with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's resources. For more information about Colorado School of Mines, visit
Contact: Karen Gilbert, 303-273-3541


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