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Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment to the Michigan Board of Optometry

Thursday, December 17, 2015

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder announced the appointment of Sarah Kile, of Gladwin, to the Michigan Board of Optometry.

The nine-member board oversees the licensure requirements and standards for Michigan's more than 1,600 optometrists.

"I thank Sarah for her willingness to serve on this important board and look forward to her contributions," Snyder said. 

Kile is the executive director of 211 Northeast Michigan, which provides 24/7 - 211 call service for nearly one million residents in Michigan. She previously served as an advocacy coordinator and grant writer for Central Michigan District Health Department.  Kile serves on the Clare-Gladwin RESD Board and the Mid-Michigan Big Brothers Big Sisters Board. Kile earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Central Michigan University. She represents the general public and replaces Robert Perino.

Kile will serve a four-year term expiring June 30, 2019. The appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.