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Title: Transportation Commission appointments

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From: gov_office@MICHIGAN.GOV [mailto:gov_office@MICHIGAN.GOV]
Sent: Friday, March 19, 2004 4:42 PM
Subject: Transportation Commission appointments


March 19, 2004
Contact:  Heidi Hansen
Governor Granholm Makes Appointments to Michigan Transportation Commission

LANSING – Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced the following appointments to the Michigan Transportation Commission, which establishes policy for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), its programs and facilities, and other public works of the state, as provided by law.

Linda Miller Atkinson of Channing, partner at Nelson, Petruska, Atkinson & Hart, P.C. law firm.  Ms. Atkinson is appointed for a expiring December 21, 2006.  She succeeds C. Robert Baillod whose term has expired.

Vincent Brennan of Grosse Pointe Park, vice president of Everest Energy.  Mr. Brennan is appointed for a term expiring December 21, 2006.  He succeeds Lowell Jackson whose term has expired.

“Linda and Vincent are committed to working with the Transportation Commission on improving and maintaining our roadways for the citizens of Michigan,” said Granholm.  “They will work hard to ensure that Michigan’s motorists are driving on the best roads possible, and that those roads are contributing to our economic strength.”

"MDOT looks forward to working with Linda Miller Atkinson and Vincent Brennan in providing our state with a fully multi-modal transportation system that helps to grow Michigan's economy and enhances the quality of life in every community," said State Transportation Director Gloria J. Jeff.

These appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

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