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Lawrence Hummel reappointed to Traffic Safety Advisory Commission

Friday, June 22, 2012

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Lawrence Hummel, of Carson City, to the Governor's Traffic Safety Advisory Commission.   

Housed within the Michigan Department of State Police, the 11-person commission identifies traffic safety challenges and works to develop, promote and implement strategies to support traffic safety programs.


"Ensuring the protection and safety of all drivers on Michigan roads is of utmost importance," said Snyder. "Lawrence brings a solid background and years of experience in traffic and highway operations and management, and I am confident he will continue to effectively serve in this role."


Hummel is the county highway engineer manager for the Van Buren County Road Commission. Previously, he worked as a highway engineer for the county, as the county engineer for the Montcalm County Road Commission and as the Grand Region Bridge Program engineer for the Michigan Department of Transportation. Hummel received 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 continue to represent local units of government.


Hummel will serve a three-year term that expires May 27, 2015 and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.