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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment, reappointment to State Boundary Commission

Friday, October 2, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Pamela Jarvis, of Hastings, and the reappointment of David Doyle, of Okemos, to the State Boundary Commission. 

Housed within the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the State Boundary Commission considers petitions at adjudicative sessions and public hearings, and evaluates statutory criteria and evidence submitted on the record. The three-member board has the authority to recommend approval or denial of a petition.

“I am pleased to appoint experienced professionals like Pamela and David to these important roles," Snyder said.  

Jarvis retired as Barry County Clerk in 2014 and previously served as probate registrar for the Barry County Trial Court. She served as a member of the Barry County Mental Health Authority, a member of the Ventures Behavioral Health Southwest Michigan Mental/Behavioral Health Board, and as a member of the Michigan Association of County Clerks. Jarvis earned both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Spring Arbor University. She fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Dennis Schornack.

Doyle is executive vice president of Marketing Resource Group Inc., a position he has held since 1995. He served as chairman of the Michigan Republican State Committee and held various leadership positions in the Michigan State Senate and House of Representatives. Doyle earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Oakland University, where he formerly served as a member of the board of trustees. Doyle is also appointed chair of the commission for a term expiring at the pleasure of the Governor.

Jarvis will serve the remainder of a three-year term expiring Nov. 15, 2016. Doyle serves a three-year term expiring Nov. 15, 2018. Appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.