FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 22, 2005
Governor Granholm Makes Appointments
Philip Zazove, M.D. of
Bette J. Premo, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., of Amasa, CEO of White Water Associates, Inc. Dr. Premo is reappointed to represent individuals with expertise in ecological science for a term expiring August 6, 2008.
The Michigan Environmental Science Board is an independent, autonomous state agency established in 1992 to provide scientific and technical advice to the Governor on matters affecting the protection and management of environmental and natural resources.
These appointments are not subject to disapproval.
Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee
Mark S. Kistner of
Peggy S. Kurpinski of
Brian L. Tippman of Alpena, owner of Dive Alpena, Inc. Mr. Tippman is appointed to represent the general public for a term expiring August 17, 2007. He succeeds John McConnell whose term has expired.
Gail A. Vander Stoep, Ph.D. of
Peter J. Lindquist of Munising, developer and president of Munising Bay Shipwreck Tours, Inc., also known as Glass Bottom Shipwreck Tours. Mr. Lindquist is reappointed to represent a member of the general public having experience in recreational scuba diving for a term expiring August 17, 2007.
The Underwater Salvage and Preserve Committee advises the
Departments of History, Arts & Libraries and Environmental Quality on the
responsibilities associated with maintaining
These appointments are subject to Article V, Section 6 of the Michigan State Constitution of 1963. They stand confirmed unless disapproved by the Senate within 60 days.
Jason C. Dinsmore of Haslett, resource policy specialist with Michigan United Conservation Clubs. Mr. Dinsmore is reappointed to represent the general public for a term expiring December 16, 2007.
Tim A. Eder of Chelsea, director of water resources with the National Wildlife Federation. Mr. Eder is reappointed to represent the general public for a term expiring December 16, 2007.
The Michigan Aquatic Nuisance Species Council advises the
Office of the Great Lakes and the Departments of Environmental Quality, Natural
Resources, Agriculture, and Transportation on the state’s efforts to
prevent and control the introduction and spread of aquatic nuisance species
These reappointments are not subject to disapproval.
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