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Snyder makes reappointments to State Transportation Commission

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointments of Ron Boji, of Orchard Lake, and Michael Hayes, of Midland, to the State Transportation Commission.

The six-member commission is the policy-making body for all state transportation programs. No more than three members may be from the same political party.

"Ron and Michael have brought great insights to the commission. I appreciate their continued service on the board,” said Snyder.

Boji is the president of the Boji Group, where he is responsible for management, development and leasing of space in the company’s expanding real estate portfolio. He also worked in the technology, computer hardware and software industry. Boji earned a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. He continues to represent Republicans.

Hayes is president and CEO of the Midland Center for the Arts and founder of Main Street Consulting. He retired from Dow Chemical Co. in 2008, where he served as vice president of executive relations. Hayes serves as vice president and secretary of the board of directors of the Michigan Baseball Foundation. He also serves on the boards of the Midland Downtown Development Authority, Midland Tomorrow, the Saginaw Valley State University Foundation, and the Great Lakes Bay Region Alliance. Hayes was also appointed by the governor to serve on the International Authority, overseeing construction of the new publicly-owned bridge between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. He earned a bachelor's and master's degree from Central Michigan University. He continues to represent Republicans.

Appointees will serve three-year terms expiring Dec. 21, 2017. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.