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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 00:24

Michigan Gov. Makes Appointments to State Council on Future Mobility and Electrification

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...the UAW American Labor Union, were appointed to represent business, policy, research or technological leaders in future mobility for two-year terms.

 

Emily Frascaroli, of Grosse Ile, managing counsel of the Product Litigation Group at Ford Motor Company, including the product litigation, asbestos, and discovery teams, and a lecturer at the University of Michigan Law School, is appointed to represent insurance interests for a four-year term.

 

Huei Peng, Ph.D., of Ann Arbor, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan and the director of Mcity, and Satish S. Udpa, Ph.D., of Okemos, a distinguished professor at Michigan State University and a fellow and editor for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, were appointed to represent business, policy, research or technological leaders in future mobility for one-year terms.

 

The following members of the Legislature will serve as non-voting ex officio members of the council: Sen. Ken Horn, McMorrow, Rep. Jim Lilly and Rep. Abdullah Hammoud.

 

“Today’s announcement on the Council of Future Mobility and Electrification serves to further solidify the state’s progressive mobility initiatives,” said Trevor Pawl, Michigan’s chief mobility officer and head of the state’s Office of Future Mobility and Electrification.

 

The office coordinates the state’s mobility strategy across governmental entities and industry partners, and will coordinate mobility and electrification policy recommendations from the council.

 

“Our office is ready and eager to work alongside these exceptional council members to develop and implement meaningful mobility policy for the state of Michigan that will impact generations of Michiganders to come---with safer, cleaner, and equitable mobility solutions,” Pawl said.

 

These appointments are not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.

 

Source: Planet M


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