Secretary Benson's Calendar - June 2019

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Event

Spoke at Ferndale Pride festival

 

 

2

Event

Attended 2019 Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix

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4

Meeting
Call with Richard Lapchick of University of Central Florida

Meeting
Met in Detroit with Jennifer Granger, community volunteer

5

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Lansing

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Mike Bryanton, former Ingham County clerk

Media interview
Telephone interview with Ben Thorp of WCMU-FM 89.5 about post-election audits

6

Event
Participated in panel discussion at Emory Law School in Atlanta

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10

Media interview
Telephone interview with Michael Patrick Shiels of Michigan’s Big Show about college student voting

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Detroit

Meeting
Attended Levin Center Advisory Board meeting in Detroit

11

Meeting
Attended Election Modernization Advisory Committee meeting in Dimondale

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13

Event
Spoke at Detroit Neighborhood Forum meeting in Detroit

Meeting
Met with Western District 5 Manager Jeron Bushong in Lansing

Event
Attended Employee Ice Cream Social at Secondary Complex in Dimondale

Meeting
Conference call with Laura Gentile and Rachel Epstein of espnW

Meeting
Conference call about Task Force on Women in Sports

14

Meeting
Met with Metro District 3 Manager Kim Ferguson in Detroit

Meeting
Conference call with National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Elections Committee

Meeting
Call with Val Ackerman, commissioner of the Big East Conference

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17

Meeting
Attended Election Security Advisory Commission meeting in Kalamazoo

18

Event
Moderated panel discussion on civil discourse with Ohio Secretary of State LaRose in Columbus, Ohio

 

19

Meeting
Lunch meeting with Sonja Beasley-Hall of Wayne State University athletics

20

Event
Spoke at Michigan American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Inauguration of Statewide Officials in East Lansing

Media interview
Interview in Lansing with Rick Albin of WOOD-TV about redistricting commission, 30-minute guarantee, election security and motorcycle safety campaign

Meeting
Greeted District 5 meeting attendees

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Lansing

Event
Attended Employee Ice Cream Social in Lansing

Meeting
Met with State Budget Director Chris Kolb in Lansing

Branch visit
Visited Lansing – East Michigan Avenue branch

Meeting
Telephone interview with Diana Christensen, writing for Crain’s, about mentorships and mentor/mentee relationships

Meeting
Telephone interview with Jennifer Elliott for Central Michigan University Summer Leadership Course

Event
Spoke and presented awards at 2019 Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks Conference/Clerk of the Year and President’s Dinner in Kalamazoo

 

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24

Meeting
Weekly senior staff meeting in Detroit

Media interview
Telephone interview with Gregg Krupa of The Detroit News about Task Force on Women in Sports

 

 

 

 

25

Branch visits
Visited branch offices in Detroit

 

 

26

Event
Spoke at Sturgis Kiwanis Club meeting

Branch visit
Visited branch office in Sturgis

27

Media interview
Interview with Stephen Henderson of WDET-FM 101.9 in Detroit about Task Force on Women in Sports

Media interview
Telephone interview with Zoe Clark for Stateside on Michigan Radio about U.S. Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering

Media interview
Telephone interview with Charlie Langton of FOX 2 in Detroit about U.S. Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering

Media interview
Telephone interview with Quinn Klinefelter of WDET-FM 101.9 about U.S. Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering

Media interview
Telephone interview with Cheyna Roth of Michigan Public Radio Network about U.S. Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering

Meeting
Met with Task Force on Women in Sports in Dimondale

Meeting
Conference call for National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) panel planning

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Meeting
Attended National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) Summer Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico