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Snyder appoints members to Civil Rights Commission

March 17, 2011

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LANSING, MI - Governor Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Jared Rodriguez and the appointment of Deloris Hunt to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission The Commission was created by the state Constitution to investigate alleged discrimination against any person because of religion, race, color or national origin and to secure the equal protection of civil rights without discrimination.

"These two individuals bring tremendous skill and knowledge to the commission and I look forward to working with them to promote equality and prevent discrimination among all Michigan citizens," Snyder said.

Rodriguez, of Portland, is president of the West Michigan Policy Forum and former vice president of policy & government affairs for the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. He earned a bachelor's degree in international relations from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.

Hunt, of Farmington Hills, is a senior executive in the human resources division of the Detroit Medical Center. She previously served in the human resources department at the Henry Ford Health System and the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Hunt is a member of the Leadership Detroit Class XXXIII, the National Urban League and the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources of Greater Detroit. She earned a bachelor's degree in general management from Wayne State University and a master's degree in general administration from Central Michigan University.

Appointees serve four-year terms expiring on Dec. 31, 2014 and are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.