El Paso County, CO, January 24, 2019 – The El Paso County Board of County Commissioners (BoCC) 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 14, 2020. The CRP is currently seeking two 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 19-3-21.1, 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 quarterly at 3:30 pm on the first Tuesday of March, June, September 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.

The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed at:

https://bocc.elpasoco.com/volunteer Send completed applications to:

Board of El Paso County Commissioners

Attn: Ingrid Mobley

200 S. Cascade Ave., Suite 100

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208


Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to volunteer@elpasoco.com.