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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment, reappointment to advisory board for the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center for Homeland Security
April 29, 2015
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Tom Reich, of Eaton Rapids, and the reappointment of Mike Bruggeman, of Troy, to the advisory board for the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center (MIOC) for Homeland Security.
"Tom and Mike bring many years of professional experience to the board," Snyder said. "Public safety is a top priority for this administration and I look forward to their ongoing efforts to help protect Michiganders."
Reich is Eaton County sheriff, a position he has held since 2013. He also worked as a gaming director for the Michigan Lottery. Reich represents local sheriffs’ departments and replaces Tilman Crutchfield.
Bruggeman is senior vice president of security for Rock Ventures LLC. He previously spent more than 30 years with General Motors, including ten years as director of global security. Bruggeman earned an associate degree in security, loss prevention and fire safety from Macomb Community College, a bachelor’s degree in management of human resources from Spring Arbor University, and a master’s degree in security administration from the University of Detroit Mercy. He continues to represent residents of the state.
Appointees will serve four-year terms expiring April 11, 2019. Appointments are not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.