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Snyder makes appointment to Central Michigan University board

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Patricia Mooradian, of Bloomfield Hills, to the Central Michigan University board of trustees. 

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

“Patricia is an experienced professional and I know she will make a positive contribution to the board,” Snyder said. 

Mooradian is president of The Henry Ford, a national historic landmark that attracts 1.5 million visitors annually to the Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Benson Ford Research Center, IMAX Theater and the Henry Ford Academy. Previously, she held executive positions with The Taubman Company in Bloomfield Hills. Her current civic responsibilities include serving on the National Arts Strategies board, and the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau board. She previously served on the Arab American National Museum Advisory Board. She earned her associate of arts degree from Marymount University in Arlington, Va. and her bachelor of fine arts degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. 

Mooradian will serve the remainder of an eight-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2018, and replaces Dr. Patricia Maryland, who resigned. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.