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Governor Appoints Director and Members to Women’s Commission

Sep 27, 2019

This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced appointments to the Michigan Women’s Commission, along with a new director. Serving as the Commissions’ Executive Director will be Cheryl Bergman. Ms. Bergman currently owns a fundraising consulting firm and is a senior advisor for Whitmer for Governor. Prior to that, she served as the agency relations director for […]

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Judge Appointments

Aug 16, 2019

Governor Whitmer just appointed two new judges to Michigan courts; Jason C. Bomia to the 10th District Court, and Sara Spencer-Noggle to the 21st Circuit Court. Bomia will be working at the District Court in Calhoun County after previously practicing at Schroder DeGraw, PLLC in Monroe. He specializes in civil litigation, bankruptcy, real estate, and […]

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DHHS Director Named

Jan 11, 2019

On Thursday, Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the appointment of Robert Gordon as the new head of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Currently, he is the senior vice president of finance and global strategy for The College Board. In the Obama administration, Mr. Gordon served as acting assistant secretary at the Office of […]

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Governor Names Transportation Director

Nov 02, 2018

Governor Rick Snyder named Mark Van Port Fleet as director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). Currently he serves as the senior chief deputy director for MDOT, where he has 38 years of experience. “Congratulations to Mark from the MLC team! With your decades of experience and expertise the department will be in great […]

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Governor Makes Appointments to Environmental Rules Review Committee

Oct 05, 2018

Governor Rick Snyder announced the initial appointments to the Environmental Review Committee. Created by Public Act in 2018, the committee was created as an independent body within the Office of Performance and Transformation to oversee all rule-making of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. The board is comprised of four ex-officio department heads and 12 […]

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Interim Department Director Named

Oct 05, 2018

Last Friday, Governor Rick Snyder announced Jeremy Hendges will serve as interim director of the Department of Talent and Economic Development (TED), replacing Roger Curtis who left the department on September 30. Hendges has served as chief deputy director for TED since being appointed in March 2017. Prior to joining TED, he worked in the […]

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Governor Makes Board Appointment

Oct 05, 2018

Governor Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Jeb Burns of Okemos to the Early Stage Venture Investment Corporation Board of Directors. Burns is the chief investment officer for the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan (an MLC client). Prior to joining MERS in 2002, he held positions in public policy, communications, legislative affairs, and budget […]

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Ombudsman to Lead Review of Child Protective Services

Sep 14, 2018

Governor Rick Snyder appointed Orlene Hawks, Director of the Office of Children’s Ombudsman, as the leader of a team that will conduct an operational review and improvement process of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Child Protective Services program. The announcement comes after an audit by the state Auditor General found numerous deficiencies in […]

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