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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment, reappointments to Collection Practices Board

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Rebecca Roberts, of Jackson, and the reappointments of Jennifer Dietrich, of Brighton, and Jeanne Roth, of Grand Blanc, to the Michigan Collection Practices Board.

The nine-member board licenses and regulates collection agencies operating in Michigan.

"These appointees bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board and I appreciate their willingness to serve," Snyder said.

Roberts is executive manager of operations for LJ Ross Associates, Inc., in Jackson. Roberts earned an associate’s degree from Jackson Community College and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Siena Heights University. She represents professionals and replaces Beth Rowe, who resigned.

Dietrich is the COO and CEO of Universal Credit Services, Inc., where she has 17 years of experience. She is also the past president of the Michigan Association of Collection Agencies. Dietrich studied at Brevard Community College in Melbourne, Florida, and Wayne State University. She continues to represent professionals.

Roth is an attorney with Ally Financial Inc., where she oversees the automotive regulatory compliance staff within the legal division. She worked for the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers and the firm Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz & Dicker in Washington D.C. and is a member of the State Bars of Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., and Michigan. She continues to represent the general public.

Roberts serves the remainder of a four-year term expiring June 30, 2016. Dietrich and Roth serve four-year terms expiring June 30, 2019. Appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.