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The Board's scheduled public meetings will be held at its Detroit office located in the Cadillac Place at 3062 West Grand Boulevard, Suite L-700, Detroit, MI 48202. The meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the staff briefing, followed immediately by the regular agenda items.
The purpose of both the staff briefing and Board meeting is to conduct Board business regarding the implementation, administration and enforcement of the provisions of the Michigan Gaming Control & Revenue Act, as amended, Public Act 69 of 1997, MCL 432.201, et seq ("The Act") relating to the licensing, regulation and conduct of casino gaming in the City of Detroit.
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Executive Director Henry Williams
Henry Williams began his term as MGCB executive director on May 17, 2021. Mr. Williams most recently served as deputy director of the MGCB's Casino Operations Division for more than six years and previously held various positions with the MGCB since 2001 as a regulation officer, senior regulation officer and employee licensing manager. Mr. Williams earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Marygrove College. Mr. Williams is committed to the Gaming Control Board's mission "to ensure the conduct of fair and honest gaming to protect the interests of the citizens of the State of Michigan."
Ms. Forte, of Detroit, has been appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer to serve as Board Chair for a term at the pleasure of the governor. She began her term July 22, 2021, and it expires December 31, 2024.
Ms. Forte is retired from Comerica, Inc., where she served as the senior vice president of business affairs and chief diversity officer. Ms. Forte currently serves as a board member for Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan.