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Governor-elect Announces Key Cabinet Members and Staff

Dec 21, 2018

On Friday, Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer made several announcements regarding cabinet members and executive office leadership. 

Cabinet Members: 

  • State Treasurer – Rachael Eubanks, Michigan Public Service Commissioner, worked in public finance 
  • State Budget Director – Chris Kolb, President of the Michigan Environmental Council, former state representative 
  • The Office of the State Employer – Liza Estlund Olson, Executive Director for the Service Employees International Union, former deputy director of the Workforce Development Agency, Direct Talent Strategies, and held positions in the Department of Energy, Labor and Economic Growth, the Unemployment Insurance Agency, and the City of Lansing 

Executive Office Staff: 

  • Chief of Staff – JoAnne Huls 
  • Chief Strategist – Mark A. Burton 
  • Chief Legal Counsel – Mark Totten 
  • Chief Compliance Officer – Corina Pena Andorfer 
  • Cabinet Secretary – Jay B. Rising 
  • Chief of Staff to Lt. Governor-elect Garlin Gilchrist – Shaquila Myers 
  • Communications Director – Zack Pohl 
  • Public Affairs Director – Jen Flood 
  • Community Affairs Director – Melanie Brown

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