Commissioner Bill L. Holen

Serving District 5

Bill L. Holen represents District 5, which includes the City of Glendale and portions of the City of Aurora. He was first appointed Commissioner in January 2012 and elected to his first term as Commissioner in January 2013 and sworn into his second term Jan. 9, 2017. His term expires January 2021. He served as Finance Officer in 2018 and is serving as Chair Pro Tem in 2020.

As Commissioner, Holen oversees the Finance and Community Resources Departments. Additionally, he serves on these internal committees:
  • Arapahoe County Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors
  • Capital Improvements Project Team
  • Justice Coordinating Committee


Holen represents Arapahoe County on a variety of local and regional issues, including the:
  • AllHealth Network
  • Aurora Chamber Board of Directors
  • Aurora Economic Development Council
  • Board of Social Services
  • Colorado Counties Inc.: Transportation and Telecommunications
  • Denver Regional Council of Governments
  • E-470 Highway Authority
  • Forfeiture Board, District Attorney's Office
  • Forfeiture Committee, Sheriff's Office
  • Housing Authority
  • Metro Area County Commissioners                                                                 
  • National Association of Counties: LUCC Steering Committee; Transportation; Veterans and Military Services Committee
  • Public Airport Authority - Centennial Airport
  • Tri-County Board of Health Liaison

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