Michigan Council on Future Mobility

The 21-member Council was created by PA 332 of 2016, and will be housed within the Department of Transportation.  The Council will provide the Governor and Legislature recommendations regarding changes to state policy to ensure Michigan continues to be the world leader in automated, driverless, and connected vehicle technology. The Council is tasked with submitting recommendations for statewide policy changes and updates no later than March 31, 2017, and to continue making recommendations annually thereafter, or more frequently at the Council’s discretion. 12 members are appointed by the governor and serve terms expiring at the pleasure of the governor
Council Contact
Kelly Bartlett
Senior Policy and Legislative Advisor
Office of Governmental Affairs
Department of Transportation
Satish Upda, Okemos
Executive Vice President for Administrative Services at Michigan State University
Stephen Buckley, Novi
Senior Technical Fellow/Senior Manager in Electrical Engineering for FCA US LLC
David Bulkowski, Grand Rapids
Executive Director for Disability Advocates of Kent County
Mark Davidoff, West Bloomfield
Michigan Managing Partner for Deloitte, LLP
Eric DeLong, Grand Rapids
Deputy City Manager for the City of Grand Rapids
Ryan Eustice, Ann Arbor
Vice President of Autonomous Driving for Toyota Research Institute
Emily Frascaroli, Grosse Ile
Counsel for Ford Motor Company
Amy Mass, Howell
Vice President and Counsel for The Hanover Insurance Group
Jeremy McClain, Ortonville
Director of Systems and Technology for Continental Automotive Systems, Inc.
John Peracchio, Grosse Pointe Shores, Co-Chair
Managing Member of Peracchio & Company, LLC
Gary Smyth, Rochester Hills
Executive Director of Global R&D Laboratories for General Motors Company
Other Voting Members
  • Kirk Steudle, Director of the Department of Transportation
  • Pat McPharlin, Director of the Department of Insurance and Financial Services
  • Michael Senyko, Chief of Staff, will serve as the designee of Secretary of State Ruth Johnson
  • Brom Stibitz, Interim Director of the Department of Technology, Management, and Budget
  • Col. Kriste Etue, Director of the Michigan State Police
  • Senator Mike Kowall, appointed by the Senate Majority Leader
  • Senator Rebekah Warren, appointed by the Senate Majority Leader
  • Representative Michele Hoitenga, appointed by the Speaker of the House
  • Representative Kevin Hertel, appointed by the Speaker of the House 





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