Mercure appointed to state board
LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer recently announced the following appointments to the Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board.
Robert Mercure, of Marquette, is a retired teacher and school administrator. He holds a bachelor of science in history and geography as well as a masters of arts in recreation from Northern Michigan University.
He is currently an active volunteer with the Marquette Regional History Center helping the center raise funds and assists in the outreach programs.
Mercure is appointed to represent the city of Marquette for a term expiring Oct. 4, 2026. He succeeds Victoria Leonhardt, whose term has expired.
Harold Fitch, of Williamston, is the president of H. R. Fitch Consulting Services LLC. He has previously served as the director of the Oil, Gas, and Minerals Division of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. He holds a bachelor of science in geology from Michigan Technological University.
Fitch is appointed to represent the general public for a term and expiring Oct. 4, 2026. He succeeds Michael Gregory, whose term has expired.
The Michigan Iron Industry Museum Advisory Board advises the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment on policies, plans and programs concerning the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The board supports education programs and public use of the facility.
These appointments are not subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.