Governor Whitmer Appoints Two New EMU Regents

Dec 29, 2020

Nathan K. Ford (left), and Jessie Kimbrough Marshall, M.D., M.P.H. (right)
Credit Eastern Michigan University

Two new members have been appointed to Eastern Michigan’s Board of Regents.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced this week she is appointing Nathan K. Ford and Dr. Jessie Kimbrough Marshall to the eight-member board, effective January 1st.

Ford currently serves as the associate vice president and director of public engagement for HNTB, an infrastructure design firm.

Dr. Kimbrough Marshall previously served as the medical director for the Washtenaw County Health Department.

The two new regents will assume the seats being vacated by outgoing regents Mary Treder Lang and Jim Webb.

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