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Snyder makes appointment, reappointment to residential builders' board

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Mark Wahl, of Linwood, and the reappointment of Jeff Agnew, of Temperance, to the Residential Builders' and Maintenance and Alteration Contractors' Board.

Created in 1980, the nine-member board assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with licensing and regulating the construction, alteration or improvement of residential structures.


"Mark and Jeff bring valuable experiences to this board and I am confident they will effectively serve in these roles," said Snyder.  


Wahl is president and chief executive officer of Cobblestone Homes LLC, president of RiverTowne Properties and Cobblestone Investment Properties and secretary and treasurer of Saginaw-based RDM Development. He also serves on the Saginaw Home Builders Association board of directors. Wahl holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Saginaw Valley State University. He will represent residential builders and replaces Frank DiStefano.


Agnew is owner and president of By-Tor Contracting Inc., a position he has held since 1990. He also is owner and operator of Preferred Home Inspections LLC. Agnew previously served as a property maintenance manager and sub-contractor. He is a licensed alterations contractor and received specialized training in heating and air conditioning. Agnew will continue to represent maintenance and alteration contractors.


Appointees will serve four-year terms that expire March 31, 2017, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.