June 4, 2015
John Suthers elected to Daniels Fund board of directors
DENVER – The Daniels Fund is pleased to announce that John Suthers has been elected to serve on its board of directors.
The Daniels Fund, established by cable television pioneer Bill Daniels, is a private charitable foundation dedicated to making life better for the people of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming through its grants program, scholarship program, and ethics initiative.
Suthers, elected Mayor of Colorado Springs in May, served as Attorney General of Colorado from January 2005 until reaching his term limit in January 2015. Originally appointed and then twice elected by significant margins, Suthers maintained widespread popularity as Colorado's chief legal officer and head of the Colorado Department of Law.
Previously, Suthers served as the U. S. Attorney for the District of Colorado, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Corrections, and District Attorney of Colorado Springs. He has also practiced law as a partner in a private firm.
Suthers' involvement with civic organizations includes service as President of both El Paso County Bar Association and the Colorado District Attorney’s Council, and Senior Vice President of the Colorado Bar Association. John has authored five books, most recently No Higher Calling, No Greater Responsibility: A Prosecutor Makes His Case.
Suthers graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame and he is also a graduate of the University of Colorado Law School.
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