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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to Committee on Juvenile Justice

Thursday, November 12, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Michael Reynolds, of Detroit, to the Committee on Juvenile Justice.

Created by Executive Order 2012-1, the 15-member committee advises the Governor on juvenile justice issues and guides effective implementation of juvenile justice policies and programs.

"Strong and healthy youth and families and safe communities are essential, and I am confident Michael will help advance these goals through his service,” Snyder said.

Reynolds presented at the White House regarding the status of education reform as part of the Coalition for Juvenile Justice.  He has interned with Focus: HOPE and the Detroit Athletic Club.  Reynolds is a graduate of Loyola High School and is currently attending Western Michigan University. He represents members who have been or are currently under the jurisdiction of the juvenile justice system and under the age of 24 at the time of appointment and fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Austin Schmidt.

Reynolds will serve the remainder of a three-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2017. His appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.