Two Colorado community and business leaders joined the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System at its meeting on March 16 in Pueblo, Colo. Board appointments for Diane Evans and Chad McWhinney were confirmed by the full Colorado Senate yesterday.
Evans has served as vice president of the Land Title Guarantee Company in Castle Rock, Colo., since 1981 and has an extensive background in real-estate related matters. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Land Title Association of Colorado and has been active in volunteering for such community-based organizations as the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce and Douglas County 4-H.
Evans previously held leadership positions for several community organizations including serving as chair of the Castle Rock Economic Development Council, president of the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, director of the Community Bank of Parker and board member of the Southeast Douglas County Economic Development Council.
McWhinney is president and CEO of McWhinney enterprises, a real estate development company headquartered in Loveland, Colo., and is involved in variety of civic activities. He currently serves in leadership positions for several community organizations, including director for Centennial Bank of the West, director of the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation and member of the Urban Land Institute, among others. McWhinney also has served on Colorado State’s Real Estate Advisory Committee and the university’s Global Leadership Council for the College of Business.
McWhinney has been actively engaged in many volunteer activities including serving as director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Westminster and as a trustee for the Boy Scouts of America, Longs Peak Council. He also served on the Governor’s Science and Technology Commission.
The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System governs a system comprised of Colorado State University and the Colorado State University-Pueblo. The Board consists of nine voting members appointed by the Governor of Colorado and confirmed by the Colorado State Senate and four elected non-voting members.
Evans and McWhinney will serve four-year terms.