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Snyder makes appointment to Board of Speech Language Pathology

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Christopher Mills, of Grand Rapids, to the Michigan Board of Speech Language Pathology.

This 11-member board oversees the licensure and practices of speech language pathologists. It promotes and protects the public's health, safety, and welfare and to take disciplinary action against licensees.

"Christopher’s depth of experience will be of value to the board and our state," said Snyder. "I am grateful for his service on behalf of the citizens of Michigan."

Mills is the director and producer of community affairs at WOOD TV8, where he directs and produces all elements for Connecting with Community Partnership, administers and maintains partner contracts and relationships, and helps manage and facilitate the Connecting with Community Awards. He is also the owner and videographer of A Mills Masterpiece, a wedding and banquet DJ business. He is a member of the Salvation Army Action Group and the Hospice of Michigan Collaborative. Mills holds a bachelor’s in communication arts and sciences from Calvin College. Mills represents the general public and fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mary Callaghan Lynch.

Mills will serve the remainder of a four-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2015, and his appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.