Application period opens for Judicial Nominating Commission positions

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Special to The SUN
Applications are now being accepted for upcoming vacancies on the Sixth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission.
Judicial nominating commissioners are volunteers and serve six-year terms interviewing applicants for judicial vacancies and nominating candidates to the governor.
The Sixth Judicial District, including La Plata, Archuleta and San Juan counties, will have three vacancies: one attorney vacancy and two non-attorney vacancies.
The Supreme Court Nominating Commission will have five vacancies: two attorney vacancies (1st Congressional District and 6th Congressional District), three non-attorney vacancies (3rd Congressional District, 6th Congressional District and at-large).
More information on nominating commissions may be found on the Judicial Branch website at www.courts.state.co.us/Courts/Supreme_Court/Nominating.cfm.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with initial application review and consideration beginning on Oct. 11.
Applications may be made only online at the state of Colorado Boards and Commissions Application page at www.colorado.gov/governor/boards-commissions-application. Applicants should include a current resume or biography where indicated on the application.