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Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Park Board

Friday, May 29, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Timothy McCarthy, of Grosse Pointe, to the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Park Authority Board of Commissioners.

The board governs the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Park Authority through the approval of expenditures, acquiring lands, planning of new parks and facilities, and other regional recreational matters.

"I thank Timothy for his continued service on the board as it works to improve the metroparks system," Snyder said.

McCarthy retired from Soave Enterprises as president and COO of the Transportation Group in 2011. He now serves as a member of the board of directors of Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation, the Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Detroit Regional Chamber PAC Board. McCarthy served as a member of the board and executive committee of the Detroit Regional Chamber and as co-chair of Super Bowl XL Vehicle for Hire Committee. He earned a certificate of accountancy and financial management from Walsh College.

McCarthy will serve a four-year term expiring May 2, 2019. His appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.