Meet the Michigan Liquor Control Commissioners

LCC Chairman Andrew Deloney

Chairman Andrew J. Deloney
Andrew J. Deloney was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder as an Administrative Commissioner to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission in June 2011 and was reappointed in June 2015 for a term that expires on June 12, 2019.  At the time of his initial appointment in 2011, he was designated Chairman by the Governor.  He continues to serve as Chairman. Prior to this appointment Deloney served as vice president of public affairs for the Michigan Restaurant Association, a position he held since 2003. Before that, he was the assistant state director for Michigan's arm of the National Federal of Independent Business. Andy also previously served as a legislative assistant in the Michigan House of Representatives. Deloney earned a bachelor's degree in political science with a concentration in public service from Albion College.

 

LCC Commissioner Teri L. Quimby

 

 

Commissioner Teri L. Quimby
Teri L. Quimby was appointed as an Administrative Commissioner for the Michigan Liquor Control Commission in June 2011 and was reappointed in June 2015 for a term that expires on June 12, 2019. Teri has extensive experience in state and local government; she was elected to and served on the Delta Charter Township Board of Trustees, near Lansing, where she also served on the township's Zoning and Sign Boards of Appeal. Teri is licensed to practice law in Michigan and Illinois. She is a trained mediator for civil, domestic and special education disputes. Teri worked for a number of years for the Michigan House of Representatives where she was involved in numerous issues and legislation involving, but not limited to, the Commerce Committee, Energy & Technology Committee and Environment Committee.

 

KCC Commissioner Dennis Olshove

 

 

Commissioner Dennis Olshove
Dennis Olshove was appointed as an Administrative Commission to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on June 8, 2012 for a term that expires on June 12, 2018. Olshove retired in 2010 after serving eight years as a Michigan State Senator, representing much of Macomb County. Previously, he served as Macomb County Commissioner, Michigan State Representative and as an administrative assistant in the office of State Rep. Curtis Hertel. In 2009, Olshove received the Michigan State Medical Society Legislative Leadership Award. He holds a bachelor's degree in communications from Michigan State University.

 LCC Commissioner Edward Clemente

Commissioner Edward Clemente
Edward Clemente was appointed as a Hearing Commissioner to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on June 8, 2012 for a term that expires on June 12, 2016. Clemente was the President of the Energy Innovation Business Council, which provides support for private, public and non-profit alternative energy programs. He served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2004-2010, representing parts of southern Wayne County. Prior to holding public office, Clemente worked as the President and as vice president of economic development, director of business development, chief operating officer and director of government affairs for the Southern Wayne County Chamber of Commerce. Clemente also served 16 years as a Wayne County Community College District Trustee. He also worked at the family owned restaurant, bar and bowling Alley for many years. He also had a 30 year career of playing rugby at all levels. He earned a bachelor's degree in public administration from Ferris State University, a bachelor's degree in social studies from Michigan State University and a master's degree in organizational leadership from Siena Heights University.

Commissioner Edward J. Gaffney 

Commissioner Edward J. Gaffney
Edward J. Gaffney was appointed as a Hearing Commissioner to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission on January 16, 2009, for a term that expires on June 12, 2016. Prior to his appointment, Gaffney served in the State House of Representatives from 2002 to 2008. Previously, Gaffney served as Mayor Grosse Pointe Farms and Regional Governmental Affairs Manager for the American Automobile Manufacturers Association. Gaffney holds a bachelor's degree from Eastern Connecticut State University, a master's of history from Michigan State University, a law degree from Thomas Cooley Law School, and a master's of law degree from Wayne State University.