James Haveman of Grand Haven was appointed chairman of the finance committee.
Haveman previously served as director of the Michigan Department of Community Health and of the Department of Mental Health under governors Rick Snyder and John Engler.
In addition to being president of the Haveman Group consulting firm, he is the finance chairman of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation Board and a member of the Board of Trustees for the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Haveman also serves on the national advisory board of the University of Michigan’s Institute for Health Policy and Innovation.
He was appointed to the NMU Board of Trustees by Gov. Rick Snyder for a term beginning Jan. 1, 2017.