Governor Whitmer appoints Poppy Sias-Hernandez as the new Executive Director of Global Michigan

Poppy HernandezGovernor Whitmer appoints Poppy Sias-Hernandez as the new Executive Director of Global Michigan. Sias-Hernandez is also the state's Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer, and will continue to serve in that role, as she works hard to ensure that Michigan is empowering and engaging the immigrant, refugee and international community to make Michigan the home for opportunity.

Sias-Hernandez has served in the executive office since day one of the Whitmer administration in two roles, as the West Michigan Regional Director of Community Affairs and currently, and as the state's Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer. She received her master's degree from Western Michigan University and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley.