Gov. appoints trustees to GV Board

Gov. Rick Snyder recently appointed a Grand Valley State University alumna and energy executive to be a part of the Board of Trustees at GVSU. Snyder chose Mary Kramer of Detroit and John G. Russell of East Lansing to represent the school for the next eight-year term. Kramer is the vice president and publisher of Crain’s Detroit Business, which is a business newspaper and website. Kramer graduated from GVSU in 1979, and had experience with reporting and management experience at daily newspapers. Russell serves on several boards, including the Business leaders for Michigan, Grand Rapids-based The Right Place Inc., and the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.