RELEASE: Danielson Is the New Speaker Pro Tem
Danielson Is the New Speaker Pro Tem
Wheat Ridge Rep Earns Coveted Spot in House Leadership Team
(Dec. 1, 2016) – Rep. Jessie Danielson, D-Wheat Ridge, was selected today by Speaker-Designate Crisanta Duran to serve as the new Speaker Pro Tempore, who will preside over the House when the speaker is absent. Rep. Danielson was also appointed to serve as vice chair of the Public Health & Human Services Committee and to serve on both the Agriculture, Livestock & Natural Resources and Appropriations Committees.
“To be named Speaker Pro Tem is such an honor,” said Rep. Danielson. “I’ve worked over the last two sessions to build consensus, create solutions and deliver results and will continue to do just that in these new roles. I look forward to helping lead our caucus as we work to put people first.”
“Rep. Danielson has proven to be a master at the art of conciliation and consensus seeking,” said Speaker-designate Duran. “She values hard work as much as any Coloradan and I will be proud to serve with her.”
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