January 11, 2022 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Citizen Review Panel (“CRP”). Applications for the open position are due by February 11, 2022.
The CRP is currently seeking five (5) private citizens to serve as volunteer panel members.
The Board of County Commissioners (“BOCC”) established the El Paso County Department of Human Services Citizen Review Panel as an advisory board pursuant to Section 19-3-211, C.R.S. The CRP serves as an extension and continuation of the complaint process established through the County Department of Human Services Quality Assurance Program. It also provides a forum for the discussion of unresolved consumer concerns regarding the conduct of County Department of Human Services employees involved in Dependency and Neglect (Child Welfare) cases.
The members of the CRP shall be appointed by the BOCC, be representative of the community, have demonstrable personal or professional knowledge and experience with children, and not be employees or agents of the State of Colorado or the County. At least one member of the CRP shall be the parent of a minor child at the time of his or her appointment to serve on the panel.
The CRP meets three times annually at 3:30 pm on the first Tuesday of April, August, and December, and on an as-needed basis, at the Department of Human Services, Community Conference Room #3032, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado and due to Covid-19, our meetings are being held virtually, via Web-Ex.
The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed by clicking on the “Volunteer Boards” link. Applicants are asked to reference the board and position they wish to represent and include a mailing address and daytime phone number. Send completed applications and letters of interest and/or résumés to:
Board of El Paso County Commissioners
Attn: Ingrid Mobley
200 S. Cascade Avenue, Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.