Application period opens for Judicial Nominating Commission positions

VALLEY– Applications are now being accepted for upcoming vacancies on Judicial District Nominating Commissions throughout Colorado.

Judicial nominating commissioners are volunteers and serve six-year terms interviewing applicants for judicial vacancies and nominating candidates to the governor.

The 12th Judicial District (Saguache, Mineral, Rio Grande, Alamosa, Conejos, & Costilla Counties) will have three vacancies total — two attorney vacancies and one non-attorney vacancy.

More information on nominating commissions may be found on the Judicial Branch Web site at

Applications will be accepted through Oct. 15. Applications may be made only online at the State of Colorado Boards and Commissions Application page at

Applicants should include a current resume or biography where indicated on the application.