Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced the appointment of David Rutledge, a political science faculty member, to the Michigan Veterans' Facility Authority Board of Directors.
Rutledge, a former state representative for Michigan's 54th District, currently serves as the Griffin Endowed Chair in American Government at Central Michigan University.
The board consists of nine members who have professional knowledge, skill or experience in long-term care, health care licensure, finance or medicine.
The director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and eight members appointed by the governor are responsible for governing the Michigan Veteran's Facility Authority.