The Seventh Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated five candidates for two district court judgeships created by the retirements of the Hon. Charles R. Greenacre and the Hon. James W. Schum, both effective Jan. 13, 2015. Nominees Seth David Ryan of Montrose, Steven Schultz of Crawford, Carol Viner of Grand Junction, David Westfall of Ouray, and Keri Ann Yoder of Telluride were selected by the commission Aug. 19.
Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Aug. 20 to appoint two of the nominees.