Task Force on Women in Sports

The Task Force on Women in Sports (the “Task Force”) is created as an advisory body within the Department of State (“Department”), and shall consist of the secretary of state; and 14 individuals appointed by the governor.  The secretary of state shall serve as chairperson of the Task Force.
 
The Task Force shall act in an advisory capacity to the governor and will assess the history of and current landscape for girls and women in sports in Michigan; Develop recommendations for legislation, policies, investments, and programs to support and promote opportunities in Michigan for girls and women in sports, the goals of these recommendations shall include yielding greater opportunities for female athletes at the youth, high school, and collegiate level, and expanding professional opportunities for women leaders in sports, both on and off the field; provide other information or advice or take other actions as requested by the governor.
 
The Task Force shall complete its work and submit a final report to the governor detailing its initial findings and recommendations by February 28, 2021. The Task Force is dissolved on June 30, 2022.
 

Statute

Current Members 

Penny Allen-Cook, Freeland
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Dr. Ketra Armstrong, Ypsilanti
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Kathy Beauregard, Richland
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Keri Becker, Hastings
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Lorin Cartwright, Ann Arbor
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Carolyn Cassin, Grosse Pointe Farms
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Ramona D. Cox, Ph.D., of Southfield
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Cali Crawford, Oak Park
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Joanne C. Gerstner, Lansing
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Jennifer Granger, Birmingham
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Mike Guswiler, Rockford
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Carol Hutchins, Ann Arbor
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Sam Mullet, Bear Lake
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Erika Swilley, Lake Orion
Term expires 6/20/2022
 
Jocelyn Benson - Chair
Secretary of State