CEPSE staff member named chair of Michigan Women’s Commission
Brook Thompson, administrative supervisor and program manager in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, was recently appointed chair of the Michigan Women’s Commission by Gov. Rick Snyder.
The 15-member commission was statutorily created in 1968 with the mission of improving the lives of Michigan women. Throughout its 44-year history, the MWC has worked on many issues, and its current priorities are women in business, women veterans and human trafficking.
Thompson is a retired U.S. Navy officer from the Vietnam and Desert Storm era. She has served on the Ingham County Veteran Affairs Committee and as commander of NUWARINE Post 535 of the American Legion, the only all-female post in Michigan.