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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to Early Childhood Investment Corporation Board of Directors

Thursday, November 12, 2015

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Judith O’Neill, of Gross Pointe Farms, to the Early Childhood Investment Corporation board of directors.

Created in 2005, the 18-member board is the state's leading group for information about and investment in early childhood programs.

"Judith brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the board and I appreciate her willingness to serve," Snyder said.

O’Neill recently retired as a partner from Foley & Lardner, PLLP, where she served as vice chair of and strategic planning leader for the business reorganizations practice group, as well as partner in the firm’s litigation department. She currently serves as an adjunct professor with the University of Michigan Law School. O’Neill is a volunteer with the Detroit Reading Corps and previously worked on the Detroit Compact. O’Neill earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from Michigan State University and a law degree from the University of Michigan Law School. She replaces Beverly Hammerstrom.

O’Neill will serve a four-year term expiring July 22, 2019. The appointment is not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.