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Snyder makes reappointment to Civil Service Commission

Friday, January 11, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Jim Barrett, of Perry, to the Michigan Civil Service Commission.

The four-member commission classifies all positions, fixes rates of compensation and regulates conditions of employment for all positions in the classified service. No more than two members may be from the same political party.


"The commission has benefitted from Jim's experience," said Snyder. "I appreciate his willingness to continue this public service."    


Barrett is founder of Management and Marketing Advisory Services LLC, where he serves as a product marketing, public policy and foundation/association management consultant. He was president of Michigan Chamber Services Inc. and the Michigan Chamber Foundation, and served 32 years as president and chief executive officer of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. Barrett, a Republican, holds a bachelor's degree in financial administration from Michigan State University.  


Barrett will serve an eight-year term that expires Dec. 31, 2020, and his appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.