The Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Eva J. Henry as board chair for 2021 at their meeting Jan. 26. Henry has previously served as board chair in 2013 and 2017. She’s …
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The Adams County Board of Commissioners unanimously elected Eva J. Henry as board chair for 2021 at their meeting Jan. 26.
Henry has previously served as board chair in 2013 and 2017. She’s beginning her final term as the represenative for Adams County’s district 1.She was first elected to the board in 2012 and re-elected in 2016 and 2020.
“It is an honor to serve as the board chair and I am grateful that my peers have placed their trust in me,” said Commissioner Henry. “We are ready to continue our work with COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and bring our community back to a safer, healthier place, and get our economy back on track.”
Henry grew up in Adams County and raised her children as a single parent. She is a strong proponent of efficient human services to meet the needs of residents. She is dedicated to decreasing poverty through job and housing support.
Henry currently serves on the boards/committees of the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC), Housing Authority, Colorado Communities for Climate Action, Rocky Mountain Partnership Policy Legislative Advisory Network, and Airport Coordinating Committee.
Henry inherits the board chair role from Commissioner Emma Pinter, who just completed her first stint as chair. Commissioner Charles “Chaz” Tedesco, representing District 2, was chosen unanimously as the board’s vice-chair for 2021.
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