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Snyder makes appointments to Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity

Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of LaTarro Traylor, of Grand Rapids, to the Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity.

The 12-member commission works to reduce the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty and promotes social and economic opportunities to foster self-sufficiency for low-income residents.

“I appreciate LaTarro’s willingness to serve on this commission. I am confident she will do great work to help improve the quality of life for all Michiganders,” Snyder said.

Traylor is a practice room assistant for Grand Rapids Community College. She worked in quality control for Notions Marketing and served as a program coordinator for the Literacy Center of West Michigan. She was also a logistics coordinator for the United Nations Association of the USA. Traylor volunteered for the Kent County Teen Court at Thomas M. Cooley Law School’s Center for Ethics, Service, and Professionalism. Traylor earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Aquinas College and a law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She represents low-income persons.

Traylor will serve a three-year term expiring June 21, 2017. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.