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Bill Ritter, Jr.'s Biography
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August 'Bill' William Ritter, Jr.
Wife: Jeannie; 4 Children: August, Abe, Sam, Tally
JD, University of Colorado School of Law, 1981
BS, Political Science, Colorado State University, 1978
Governor, State of Colorado, 2006-2010
Denver Public Schools Commission on Secondary School Reform
District Attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2003-2005
Chief Deputy District Attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1984-1987, 1992-1993
Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, United States Department of Justice, Denver, Colorado, 1990-1991
Coordinator, Mongu Nutrition Group, Zambia, Africa, 1987-1990
Deputy District Attorney, Denver, Colorado, 1981-1984
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Denver Foundation Human Services Committee
Past Chairman, American Prosecutors Research Institute, 1998-2004
Past President, Colorado District Attorneys Council, 1999-2000, 2003-2004
Past Board Member, Mile High United Way, 1999-2004
Vice President, National District Attorneys Association, 1995-2004
Board Chair, Project PAVE (Promoting Alternatives to Violence through Education), 1992-2003
Past Board Member, National Association of Drug Court Professionals, 1995-2002
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