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Snyder makes appointment to Developmental Disabilities Council

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Deborah Rock, of Pewamo, to the Developmental Disabilities Council.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Community Health, the 21-member Council works to support people with disabilities.

“Deborah will be a tremendous asset to the council moving forward,” Snyder said.

Rock is a mother of a child on the autism spectrum with developmental disabilities and earned a teacher paraprofessional a certificate from Lansing Community College. She represents parents of a child with developmental disabilities and fills an existing vacancy.

Rock will serve a four-year term expiring Sept. 30, 2018.  Her appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.