Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan
LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jeanette Bradshaw, of Ortonville, and the reappointment of Colleen Pero, of Laingsburg, to the Board of State Canvassers.
Created by the state Constitution of 1850, the board oversees the canvassing and certifying of statewide elections, adopting of ballot language for statewide ballot proposals and other tasks. The four-person panel is made up of two representatives from the two main political parties.
"I am confident Jeanette and Colleen will effectively serve the people of Michigan in these roles," said Snyder.
Bradshaw is recording secretary and registrar for International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 58 in Detroit. She is a Michigan Democratic State Central Committee nominee, and replaces James Waters.
Pero is vice president of Pero Consulting Inc., a public affairs consulting firm based in Laingsburg. She holds a bachelor's degree in business and tourism from Michigan State University, a master's degree in business administration from the Thunderbird School of International Management in Arizona and a law degree from the University of Houston. Pero is a Michigan Republican State Central Committee nominee.
Appointees will serve four-year terms that expire Jan. 31, 2017, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.