Michigan Equality expands board of directors

By |2007-05-03T09:00:00-04:00May 3rd, 2007|News|

LANSING – Michigan Equality has expanded its Board of Directors by appointing 8 new members. Among the new members are Brandon Berry, a Constitutional Law Professor at Lansing’s Cooley Law School; Toni Young from the state chapter of the National Association of Social Workers; John Davis, partner from the lobby firm of Kheder/Davis and Associates; Timothy Kovacik, executive office of Governor Jennifer Granholm; Michelle E. Brown, Board of Governors for Human Rights Campaign; Dr. Julie Nemecek, former professor at Spring Arbor University and Rachel Crandall, executive director of Transgender Michigan.
The new members join board members David Lascu, the Forum Foundation; Gregory Wright, Log Cabin Republican President; Alicia Perez-Banuet, Michigan NOW; Keith Morris, Elder Law and Nathan Triplett from GLSEN and other organizations. The board chair is Doug Meeks, a Lansing attorney.
“We are off to a great new start,” says Derek Smiertka, executive director of Michigan Equality.

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