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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Gov Appoints Commissioner Hodge as Chair of the Community Action and Economic Opportunity Commission



Governor Gretchen Whitmer Appoints Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chairperson of the Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity 


Washtenaw County, MI – This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Commissioner Justin Hodge as Chairperson of the Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity. Commissioner Hodge has served as a member of the commission since 2021. 


The Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity was created to develop policies and programs to reduce poverty and serves as a statewide forum to address the needs and concerns of low-income people in the state of Michigan. 


"Expanding social and economic opportunity have always been among my top priorities." said Hodge, Chair of Working Session and Commissioner for District 5. "I am honored that Governor Whitmer trusts me to lead on these incredibly important issues and I’m excited to continue the work we are doing in Washtenaw County and make meaningful change in the lives of residents across the state." 


Learn more about the Commission's work on their website. 




The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is comprised of nine elected officials representing different Washtenaw County communities. The current Board will serve from January 2021 through December 2022. 


Click here to find the list of Commissioners by district.   


You can stay up to date on the latest from the Board of Commissioners by visiting, or by following them on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. 


Contact: Peter Lindeman | [email protected] | 734-417-4021 

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