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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 26, 2005

 

Governor Granholm Makes Appointments to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board

 

LANSING – Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced the following appointments to the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board: 

 

Steven K. Hamp of Ann Arbor, president of The Henry Ford.  Mr. Hamp is appointed to represent the general public for a term expiring October 1, 2005.  He succeeds Steven Arwood who has resigned. 

 

Lana B. Pollack of Ann Arbor, president of the Michigan Environmental Council.  Ms. Pollack is appointed to represent the general public for a term expiring October 1, 2007.  She succeeds David Dempsey who has resigned. 

 

The Natural Resources Trust Fund Board is responsible for the acquisition of lands for resource protection and public outdoor recreation.  The board determines which lands and rights in land within the state should be acquired and which public recreation facilities should be developed with money from the trust fund. Once determined, the board then submits to the Legislature in January of each year a list of those lands, rights in land, and public recreation facilities it has determined should be acquired or developed, compiled in order of priority.

           

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

 

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