Skip to main content

Snyder makes appointment to Civil Rights Commission

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Brad Voss, of Vicksburg, to the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

The eight-member board investigates alleged discrimination against any person. No more than four members can be from the same political party.

“Brad is an experienced and talented professional and he will be a welcome addition to the commission,” Snyder said.

Voss is the market director of North Detroit/Battle Creek for Meijer. He has more than 30 years of experience in retail and human resources and previously served as store director and senior human resource specialist. Voss has for 12 years managed all employment claims, including ADA, civil rights, lawsuits and employee concerns for Meijer. During his time at Meijer, Voss has also designed and implemented human resource focused training, designed and implemented the company’s harassment/discrimination investigation procedures/guidelines.

Voss formerly served on the board of directors for Disability Resource Center of Southwestern Michigan. He will represent Independents and replaces J. Michael Zelley.

Voss will serve a four-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2017, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.