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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointments to Board of Medicine

Friday, June 19, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Stacey Frankovich, of Clarkston, and Michelle Gormas, of Lansing, to the Michigan Board of Medicine.

The board, housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, oversees the practice of medicine and serves as the state's licensing board. It includes 19 members: 10 doctors, one physician's assistant and eight public members.

"The health and well-being of our citizens is a vital component to encourage a strong, healthy Michigan," Snyder said. "I thank Stacey and Michelle for joining this important board."

Frankovich is the DARPA market development manager for the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator and serves as a liaison to the MD.MFP Cyber Grand Challenge Funding opportunities. The INCubator is located within the Technology Advancement SmartZone of Sterling Heights. She also serves on the Michigan Defense Center Commercialization R&D Task Force. Frankovich earned an associate’s in liberal arts from Oakland Community College and a bachelor’s degree in health services administration from Baker College. She represents the general public and replaces Carol Sheridan. 

Gormas is a physician assistant with Capitol Cardiology. She served as a physician assistant at Sparrow Hospital, a per diem physician assistant, a home health care aide with Evergreen Services, a physician’s aid with Care Free Medical Center, an activity organizer with Holland Home, and a physician assistant’s aide with St. Mary’s Emergency Care. Gormas earned a bachelor’s of health science from Grand Valley State University and a master’s degree from Central Michigan University. She represents physician’s assistants and replaces Meghan Bisonet. 

Appointees serve four-year terms expiring December 31, 2018. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.