Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to the Michigan Employment Relations Commission

Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Edward Callaghan of Royal Oak to the Michigan Employment Relations Commission.

The three-member commission is responsible for resolving labor disputes involving public and private-sector employees. No more than two members may belong to the same political party.

"I thank Edward for his commitment to this commission and I am confident he will do an excellent job in this role," Snyder said.

Callaghan has served as an adjunct business faculty member for Oakland Community College since 2014. He previously served as president of OCC's Orchard Ridge Campus and as vice chancellor for human services and college communications. Callaghan holds a bachelor's degree in personnel from the University of Detroit, a master’s degree in personnel and labor relations from Wayne State University and a Ph.D. in labor relations and education from the University of Michigan. He will continue to represent Republicans

Callaghan will serve a three-year term expiring June 30, 2020. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.