The Littleton City Council unanimously approved a list of appointees to the city’s various boards, authorities and commissions on March 7.
The appointees include:
Littleton Invests for Tomorrow:
• Nicholas Millar
Millar is an energy engineer and a Duke University graduate. He has lived in Littleton for about one year. His term will expire in 2022.
• Jason Henderson
Henderson is an attorney for Dish Network who has also lived in Littleton for a year. He is a graduate of Columbus School of Law and Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. His term will expire in 2022.
• Carol Brzeczek
Brzeczek is a small business owner and frequent public commenter at city council meetings. She has lived in Littleton for more than 50 years and studied accounting at Arapahoe Community College. She served as a Littleton Public Schools Board of Education member in the 1990s. Her term will expire in 2022.
• Karina Elrod
Elrod is a marketing professional. She worked as director of marketing and planning for Western Union from 2011 to 2016. She has lived in Littleton for eight years and earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from University of Hartford in Hartford, Connecticut. She is currently a member of the Planning Commission, with a term expiring next month. Her LIFT term will expire in 2020.
• Kevin Seiler
Seiler is director of facilities for Community College of Denver. He has lived in Littleton for three years. He has a bachelor’s degree in union leadership and administration from National Labor College in Silver Spring, Maryland. His term will expire in 2018.
• John Brindenbaugh
Brindenbaugh owns Altitude Paddleboards in downtown Littleton and has lived in Littleton since 2003. He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental resources engineering from Humboldt State University in northern California and is a registered professional civil engineer. His term will expire in 2020.
Two appointees will be alternate members:
• Robin Swartzbacker
Swartzbacker will be appointed as an alternate member of the commission. She has lived in Littleton for nearly seven years and has a master’s degree in public affairs from Washington State University and a bachelor’s degree in aviation business administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona. She worked for the Department of Energy and is founder of a nonprofit organization called The American Experiment. Her term will expire in 2020.
• Jason Reynolds
Reynolds is the planning program manager for Arapahoe County and previously worked for the Town of Castle Rock. He has lived in Littleton since 2004. He has a master’s degree in urban planning from University of Michigan. His term will expire in 2020.
Two current alternates will become regular commission members:
• Bruce Stahlman
Stahlman will move from an alternate member to a regular member. He was appointed as an alternate in 2016. His term will expire in 2019.
• Lynn Krueger
Krueger will move from an alternate member to a regular member. She was appointed as an alternate in 2015. Her term will expire in 2018.
• Cassandra Medrano
Medrano is a stay-at-home parent and has lived in Littleton since 1991. She has a bachelor’s degree in education from Antioch University and is active in progressive politics and volunteered on state Sen. Daniel Kagan’s 2016 campaign. Her term will expire in 2021.
• Frank Atwood
Atwood is a retired federal employee and has lived in Littleton for 16 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from George Washington University and served in the Army in Vietnam. He is known as an advocate of approval voting, an alternative voting method, and ran for president in 2016 as the Approval Voting Party candidate. His term will expire in 2018.
Historical Preservation Board
Two members of the Historical Preservation Board were reappointed:
• Pamela Grove
Grove, currently the HPB chair, was appointed in 2010. She has lived in Littleton for 29 years and has a master’s degree in business administration and a K-12 teaching certification from San Francisco State University. She is a brand manager for technology distribution company Avnet. Her term will expire in 2020.
• Michael Price
Price was appointed in 2014. He has lived in Littleton for 16 years and studied engineering at University of Colorado Denver, microbiology at Colorado State University and theology at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the president of Hearthstone Fund in Littleton. His term will expire in 2020.
Two alternate members will become regular members:
• David Spratlen
Spratlen will move from alternate to regular member. His term will expire in 2018.
• Kimberly Field
Field will move from alternate to regular member. Her term will expire in 2019.
Two new appointees will be alternates:
• Amy Fischer
Fischer is a Heritage High School graduate who moved back to Littleton 18 years ago. She has a master’s degree in information and library studies from University of Michigan and is a librarian for Douglas County Libraries. Her term will expire in 2019.
• Jolene Bracy
Bracy has lived in Littleton for six months. She has a master’s degree in public administration from University of Colorado Denver. She works in the department of human services for Jefferson County. Her term will expire in 2020.
Members were also appointed to the Board of Adjustments, Fine Arts Board, Museum Board, Library Board and South Metro Housing Options.