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Governor appoints Tricia Keith to Central Michigan University board of trustees

Wednesday, January 23, 2012


LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Tricia Keith, of Royal Oak, to the Central Michigan University board of trustees.

The eight-person board is the governing body of the university.

"Tricia brings great experience, and I am confident she will effectively serve the students, faculty and staff of Central Michigan University in this role," said Snyder.

Keith is senior vice president and corporate secretary for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, where she has worked since 2006. Keith previously served as director of the business office within the Michigan House of Representatives and as vice president of external relations with the Michigan Economic Development Corp. She is a Michigan Economic Development Foundation and Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council board member. Keith holds a bachelor's degree in German and political science from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in business administration from Michigan State University. She replaces Marilyn French Hubbard.

Keith will serve an eight-year term that expires Dec. 31, 2020, and her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.