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Public officials list

Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR)

John E. Johnson, Jr., Executive Director

Kimberly Woolridge, Deputy Executive Director

Marcelina Trevino, Director, Enforcement

Vicki Levengood, Director, Communications

Tyra Khan, Director, Disability Rights & Compliance; State ADA Coordinator

Anthony Lewis, Director, Community Engagement & Education

Abdel Aly, Director, Finance & Management Services

Anne Urasky, Director, Division on Deaf Blind and Hard of Hearing

Alfredo Hernandez, Equity Officer

Lamont Satchel, General Counsel

Marlene Cain, Director, Investigations

Harold Core, Director, Special Projects

Jerome Reide, Legislative Liaison

Danita Wimbush, Director, Education

Kammy Fryre, Director, FOIA & Contract Compliance

Civil Rights Commissioners


Michigan Civil Service Commission (MCSC)

John Gnodtke, Deputy Director

Jonathan Patterson, Deputy Director

Civil Service Commissioners


Michigan Department of Education (MDE)

Michael F. Rice, State Superintendent

Sue C. Carnell, Chief Deputy Superintendent

Michele Harmala, Deputy Superintendent

Diane Golzynski, Deputy Superintendent

Delsa Chapman, Deputy Superintendent

Martin Ackley, Director, Office of Public and Governmental Affairs

State Board of Education Members

State Tenure Commission Members


Executive Office of the Governor (EOG)

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor

Garlin Gilchrist II, Lt. Governor

JoAnne Huls, Chief of Staff

Tricia L. Foster, Chief Operating Officer

Christina Grossi, Chief Legal Counsel

Jen Flood, Deputy Chief of Staff

Patti Tremblay, Director of Legislative Affairs


Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS)

Elizabeth Hertel, Director

David Knezek, Chief Deputy Director for Administration

Farah Hanley, Chief Deputy Director for Health

Lew Roubal, Chief Deputy Director for Opportunity

Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian, Chief Medical Executive

Chardae Burton, Director of Legislative Affairs

Amy Epkey, Senior Deputy Director of the Financial Operations Administration

Meghan Groen, Senior Deputy Director of the Behavioral and Physical Health and Aging Services Administration

Dwayne Haywood, Senior Deputy Director of the Economic Stability Administration

Alan Kimichik, Inspector General and Senior Deputy Director of the Office of Inspector General

Dr. Sarah Lyon-Callo, Interim Senior Deputy Director of the Public Health Administration

Dr. George Mellos, Deputy Director of the State Hospitals Administration

Elizabeth Nagel, Senior Deputy Director of the Policy Planning & Operational Support Administration

Sudhakar Ramaswamy, Senior Deputy Director of the Strategic Integration Administration

Demetrius Starling, Executive Director of the Children’s Services Agency

Matthew Rick, Senior Deputy Director of the Legal Affairs Administration


Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential (MiLEAP)

Michelle Richard, Acting Director

Jessica Karbowski Weare, Chief Operating Officer

Emily Laidlaw, Deputy Director, Office of Early Childhood Education

Rawlen Lillard II, Deputy Director, Office of Education Partnerships

Vacant, Deputy Director, Office of Higher Education


Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA)

Paul Rogers, Director

Adam Hollier, Director of MVAA

Anne Zerbe, Director of MVH

BG Lawrence Schloegl, Assistant Adjutant General- Army

BGen Bryan Teff, Assistant Adjutant General-Air

Michael Price, Senior Deputy Director, State Operations

Fred Schaible, Deputy Director for Engagements


Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Shannon Lott, Director

Scott Whitcomb, Natural Resources Deputy

Kristin Phillips, Chief Administrative Officer

Natural Resources Commissioners


Michigan State Police (MSP)

Col. Joseph Gasper, Director

Lt. Col. Dale Hinz, Chief Deputy Director

Lt. Col. Chris Kelenske, Deputy Director

Lt. Col. Michael Krumm, Deputy Director


Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB)

Michelle Lange, Director

Laura Clark, Chief Information Officer

Phillip Jeffery, Chief Financial Officer

Jared Ambrosier, Chief Procurement Officer

Jayson Cavendish, Chief Security Officer

Anthony Estell, Office of Retirement Services Director

Rex Menold, Director, Enterprise Information, Content and Identity Management

Sherri Irwin, Office of Support Services Director

Heather Frick, Agency Services Director

Scott Powell, Director of Michigan Center for Data Analytics

Eric Swanson, Center for Shared Solutions

Michael Turnquist, Facilities & Business Services Director

Chris Harkins, State Budget Director

Ryan J. Speidel, Office of the Children's Ombudsman Director

Liza Estlund Olson, Office of the State Employer Director

State Administrative Board Members


Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT)