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About Michigan Lobbyable Public Official

Lobbyable Public Officials are specified under Section (5) of the Act. Officials in the executive branch are specified under Section 5(9). Officials in the legislative branch are specified under Section 5(10).

Executive Branch

A Public Official in the executive branch means the governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general; or an individual who is in the executive branch of state government and not under civil service; a classified director, chief deputy director, or deputy director of a state department.  A complete listing of Public Officials for the Executive Branch has been provided by each Department.

Michigan Department of State

Attorney General

Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Michigan Department of Corrections

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO)


Legislative Branch

State Representatives: All State Representatives are public officials

State Senators: All State Senators are public officials

Legislative Retirement System

Christine I. Hammond, Director

Auditor General

Doug Ringler, Auditor General

Laura Hirst, Deputy Auditor General

Universities - Presidents of the following universities are public officials.

Central Michigan

Eastern Michigan

Ferris State

Grand Valley State

Lake Superior State

Michigan Technological

Michigan State

Northern Michigan

Oakland University

Saginaw Valley State

University of Michigan

Wayne State

Western Michigan