Governor Granholm Appoints Boggs to Michigan Early Childhood Investment Corporation

Contact: Heidi Watson 517-335-6397

December 1, 2006

LANSING - Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today announced the recent appointment of Betsy B. Boggs to the Michigan Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) Executive Committee and Board.  Boggs, of Ada, is a parent advocate and serves as literacy coach for the United Methodist Community House.
 
Ms. Boggs is appointed to the ECIC Executive Committee to represent parents for a term expiring July 22, 2010.  She succeeds Loise Jean Stewart whose term has expired.  She is also appointed to the ECIC Board for a term expiring at the pleasure of the governor. 

The Michigan Early Childhood Investment Corporation is charged with establishing standards and guidelines for early childhood development activities to be implemented throughout the state in partnership with local intermediate school districts.

This appointment is not subject to disapproval by the Michigan Senate.