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Snyder appoints members to Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission and Automobile Theft Prevention Authority
April 07, 2011
April 7, 2011
Contact: Sara Wurfelwurfels@michigan.gov
LANSING, Mich. - Governor Rick Snyder today announced appointments to the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission and Automobile Theft Prevention Authority.
"I am confident that these individuals will develop innovative and effective solutions to keep Michigan travelers safe," Snyder said.
Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission
The commission identifies traffic safety challenges and works collaboratively with government and the private sector to improve statewide traffic safety programs.
Larry Hummel and Capt. Harold Love are appointed.
Hummel, of Carson City, is the county highway engineer-manager of the Van Buren County Road Commission. He previously served as an engineer for the Montcalm County Road Commission and the Michigan Department of Transportation. Hummel earned a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University and a master's degree in public administration from Western Michigan University. He will serve for the remainder of Steven M. Purri's term, expiring on May 27, 2012. Hummel represents local units of government.
Love, of Clarkston, is the commander of the Michigan State Police Traffic Safety Division and serves as a commissioner on the Michigan Truck Safety Commission. He also serves as co-chair of the Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust. He earned a bachelor's degree in public safety studies from Siena Heights University. Love represents the Michigan State Police.
Appointees are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.
Automobile Theft Prevention Authority
The board awards grants to law enforcement agencies, prosecutors' offices, and nonprofit community organizations. The members are liaisons sharing crucial information with key state and national offices.
Laura Pierman, of White Lake, is the claims facility manager for Amerisure Insurance of Farmington Hills where she oversees all claims intake, adjustment and processing for all lines of business, including automobile. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the University of Michigan. Pierman will serve a four-year term expiring July 1, 2014, and is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.