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Snyder makes reappointment to Liquor Control Commission

Friday, June 6, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Dennis Olshove, of Warren, to the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.

The five-member panel, housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, is responsible for managing the beer, wine, distilled spirits and mixed spirit drink industries in Michigan. This includes licensing products and establishments and enforcing the state's liquor laws.

"Dennis brings extensive public service experience to the commission," said Snyder. "I am confident he will continue to effectively support the commission in overseeing this industry.”

Olshove currently serves as an administrative commissioner on the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. He served eight years as a Michigan state senator, representing much of Macomb County. Previously, he served as Macomb County commissioner, Michigan state representative and as an administrative assistant in the office of state Rep. Curtis Hertel. Olshove earned a bachelor’s degree in communication from Michigan State University.He will continue to represent Democrats.

Olshove will serve a four-year term expiring June 12, 2018. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.