Resolution #2001-01 (Adopted 2/13/01) - Tribute to Paula BlanchardRESOLUTION NUMBER 2001-01 (Adopted 2-13-01)
A Board Resolution To Acknowledge The Contributions and Accomplishments Of Former Board Member Paula L. Blanchard And Commend Her For Her Service To The Michigan Gaming Control Board And The People Of The State Of Michigan.
WHEREAS, The Michigan Gaming Control Board has been statutorily charged with the responsibility of administering and enforcing the provisions of the Michigan Gaming Control and Revenue Act, as amended, Public Act No. 69 of 1997, relating to the proper licensing and regulation of casino gaming in the State of Michigan; and,
WHEREAS, Paula L. Blanchard was duly appointed to serve a three-year term as a charter member of the first ever appointed Michigan Gaming Control Board by the Honorable John M. Engler, Governor of the State of Michigan, on December 19, 1996, with the advice and consent of the Michigan Senate; and,
WHEREAS, Paula L. Blanchard completed her year term as a member of the Michigan Gaming Control Board and was, thereafter, reappointed by Governor John M. Engler on December 19, 1999 to serve a second four-year term as a member of the Board with the advice and consent of the Michigan Senate; and,
WHEREAS, Paula L. Blanchard has served the People of the State of Michigan with distinction and made many valuable contributions to the Board during her membership on the Board; and,
WHEREAS, Paula L. Blanchard's dedication, commitment, integrity and uncommon wisdom and expertise as a Board member are well recognized and appreciated by her Board colleagues and by the People of the State of Michigan; and,
WHEREAS, Paula L. Blanchard is no longer able to continue her service on the Board due to an unforeseen change in personal circumstances and has, therefore, resigned from the Board; NOW THEREFORE,
IT IS RESOLVED that the Michigan Gaming Control Board HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES AND COMMENDS Paula L. Blanchard for her diligent public service and many valuable contributions and accomplishments as a member of the Board, and extends to Paula our very best wishes for happiness, success and fulfillment in all her future endeavors.