Michigan Gaming Control Board Re-Appoint Patrick McQueen and Andrew Palms

Michigan Gaming Control Board has made a re-appointment of Mr. Patrick McQueen and Mr. Andrew Palms to the board of the gaming regulatory body.

The duos which were announced by the state governor, Gov. Rick Snyder will join three other members to oversee the work of licensing and regulation of commercial casino in Detroit.

The law that establishes the board make a provision for five members and not more than three of the members may be from the same political party.Patrick Mcqueen; Andrew Palms

Mr. McQueen, a representative of Republican Party is managing director of McQueen Financial Advisors in Royal Oak. Before now he served as senior vice president of Manufacturers Bank, now Comerica, and in other leadership positions within Michigan’s financial industry. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a master’s in business administration from Michigan State University.

Mr. Palms, a representative of Democrats is the executive director of ITS Communications Systems and Data Centers at the University of Michigan where he oversee the work for providing voice, data and video systems for all departments on campus.

It would be recalled that the duos were appointed to the board for the first in 2011, Mr. Palms replaced Benjamin Friedman while McQueen replaced Babara Rom.

Members will serve four-year terms until Dec. 31, 2019 when it expire. Their appointments are subject to the advice and approval of the Senate.

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