Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to the Michigan Education Trust Board of Directors

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the reappointment of Michael Flynn of Shelby Township to the Michigan Education Trust (MET) board of directors.

Housed within the Michigan Department of Treasury, the nine-member board oversees the function of the MET program. MET is a Section 529 prepaid tuition program that helps Michigan residents save for higher education while avoiding rising tuition rates. The MET board also serves as an advisory board for the Michigan Education Savings Program (MESP). MESP is a Section 529 direct-sold college savings program that helps Michigan residents save for higher education.

"I thank Michael for his continued commitment to helping Michiganders save for college," Snyder said. 

Flynn is the treasurer of the Charter Township of Shelby and serves as the treasurer and trustee of the Shelby Township Fire & Police Pension System. He holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting and business from Central Michigan University. He will continue to serve as the nominee of the Senate Majority Leader.

Flynn will serve a three-year term expiring Dec. 31, 2020. His appointment is subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.