Community Services Advisory Commission

Meetings


  • 2-3 p.m.
  • 3rd Friday of the month, and as called
  • Housing and Citizen Services Office
    2631 E. 4th St.
    Pueblo, CO 81003

Members


The Community Services Advisory Commission is composed of 14 appointed members and 1 United Way Director or his/her designee. Members are appointed by City Council and the Board of County Commissioners to 4-year terms.

Joint City-County Appointments


  • Terry Baughman
    Term Expires April 30, 2019
  • Erik Bergethon
    Term Expires April 30, 2017
  • Vacant
    Term Expires April 30, 2018
  • Rondall Cothran
    Term Expires April 30, 2017
  • Regina Purcell
    Term Expires April 30, 2020
  • Cynthia Ortiz Fuentes
    Term Expires April 30, 2019
  • Dr. Kelly Gehlhoff
    Term Expires April 30, 2018
  • Kate Shafer
    Term Expires April 30, 2019
  • James “Jim” Stuart
    Term Expires April 30, 2017
  • Cathy Valenzuela
    Term Expires April 30, 2018
  • Barbara Vidmar
    Term Expires April 30, 2019
  • Vacant
    Term Expires April 30, 2020
  • Vacant
    Term Expires April 30, 2018
  • Vacant
    Term Expires April 30, 2020

United Way Representative


  • Lawrence Kochis - Indefinite

Ex-Officio Members


  • City Manager - Indefinite
  • Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners - Indefinite

About the Board


The Community Services Advisory Commission studies the needs of the community in the areas of health and human services, recreation, arts and culture, environmental / conservation and economic development; reviews and analyzes proposals that are submitted to the Pueblo County and City of Pueblo Partnership during the annual Request for Proposal process, including conducting interviews and performing site visits of agencies submitting proposals; makes final recommendations to the city and county officials for funding consideration on an annual basis, or as needed in an emergency situation; and works on other issues and projects as assigned to them by the Public Officials.

For more information on this commission, please contact Lili Avalos at 719-583-6319.