Nominees Selected for Arapahoe County Judgeship

The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for an Arapahoe County Court judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Darren Vahle to the district court. The vacancy occurred on July 16.

Nominees Christina Apostoli and Echo Ryan, both of Aurora; and Chantel Contiguglia of Centennial were selected in a meeting Aug.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from Aug. 15 to appoint one of the nominees as county court judge for Arapahoe County.

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at