Gov. Rick Snyder makes appointment, reappointment to the Electrical Administrative Board

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Donald Iverson of Mason as well as the reappointment of Joseph Gillespie of Newaygo to the Electrical Administrative Board.

The board assists the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs with overseeing the licensing and certifying of qualified applicants and developing rules and regulations necessary for enforcing safe electrical practices.

"I thank Donald and Joseph for their efforts to ensure safe electrical practices statewide," Snyder said.


Iverson is a Midwest field representative for National Electrical Manufacturers Association and was previously an electrical inspector for the City of Lansing. He is a licensed master electrician and a registered inspector. He will represent electrical parts manufacturers operating in this state and replace David Vallier.


Gillespie is a safety technician in the Risk Management Office for the City of Grand Rapids. He also serves as vice president and treasurer for Darl Inc., where he buys, remodels, and sells houses and properties, both rental and residential. Gillespie holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial and environmental health management from Ferris State University. He will continue to represent the general public.

Members serve four-year terms expiring July 31, 2021. Their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.