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Appointment made to Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Carol Fulsher, of Marquette, to the Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the nine-member board advises the department on policies, plans and programs concerning the Negaunee Township-based Michigan Iron Industry Museum. It supports education programs and public use of the facility.

"I am confident Carol will be an outstanding board member and will do good work on behalf of the museum and the state," said Snyder.

Fulsher is the administrator of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail, a 47-mile, year-round, multi-use, interpretive trail across the Marquette Iron Range. She previously worked for the Lake Superior Community Partnership, as executive director of the Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, and assistant director of the Marquette County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Fulsher earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Northern Michigan University. She will represent the city of Marquette and replaces Pamela Christensen.

Fulsher will serve the remainder of a four-year term expiring Oct. 4, 2014. Her appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.