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Snyder makes reappointment to Michigan Education Trust board of directors

Thursday, March 5, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Cheryl Bartholic, of East Lansing, to the Michigan Education Trust board of directors.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Treasury, the nine-person committee serves as an advisory board for the Michigan Education Savings Program. The program helps Michigan residents save for higher education while avoiding rising tuition rates.

"I appreciate the work Cheryl has done to support the education goals of Michigan residents and I look forward to her continued contributions," said Snyder.  

Bartholic is the commercial group manager and senior vice president for Independent Bank. She is a board member of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra, is chair of the Junior League of Lansing Endowment Board and president of the MSU Sideout Club. Bartholic earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Michigan State University. She continues to represent persons with knowledge, skills, and experience in the academic, business, or financial fields.

Bartholic will serve a three-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2017. Her appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.