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Governor makes appointments to Michigan Board of Cosmetology

Friday, February 1, 2013


LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Angela Haley, of Berkley, Marcie Otteman, of Mount Pleasant, and Danielle Sneller, of Holland, to the Michigan Board of Cosmetology.


The nine-member board plays an advisory role, and assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with overseeing the practice of cosmetology in Michigan.


"These appointees bring exceptional experiences to the board and I am confident they will do great work on behalf of the people of Michigan," said Snyder.   


Haley is a cosmetology instructor for Oakland Schools' Technical Campus Northeast, a position she has held since 1996. She previously worked as an instructor for Mauricio's School of Cosmetology and as a hairstylist. Haley also is an advisory council member for SkillsUSA. She holds a cosmetology instructor certificate from Northern Michigan University, an associate degree in liberal arts from Oakland Community College, a bachelor's degree in career technical education from Ferris State University and a master's degree in counseling from Central Michigan University. Haley will represent cosmetologist instructors and replaces Gail Livingston-Scott.


Otteman is the executive director of alumni relations for Central Michigan University, where she has worked since 1998. She previously served as senior associate director, associate director and assistant director of admissions. Otteman is a former member of the Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and current member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. She earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in adult and continuing education from Michigan State University. Otteman will represent the general public and replaces Kristina Atkins.


Sneller is a stylist at Salon Cheveux, a position she has held since 2003. She previously served as assistant to the head of the hair department for various Grand Rapids-based films. Sneller won first place in Grand Rapids' Art Prize "style Battle." She attended Chic University in Grand Rapids and is a licensed cosmetologist. Sneller will represent cosmetologists and replaces Lydia Griffin.  


Appointees will serve four-year terms that expire Dec. 31, 2016, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.