The Commission consists of nine members, who serve without compensation.  The six lawyers and three non-lawyers are each appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court for a term of three-years.  A member may not serve more than two terms. 

 The Commission’s Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson are appointed to one-year terms by the Michigan Supreme Court.  The Commission’s Secretary is elected by its members.

  • Charles S. Kennedy, III, Chairperson - term ending 10/1/17
  • Victor A. Fitz, Vice-chairperson -term ending 10/1/17
  • Jeffrey T. Neilson, Secretary – term ending 10/1/17
  • Pastor R. B. Ouellette, Lay person – term ending 10/1/17
  • Valerie R. White,  Attorney member – term ending 10/1/18
  • Cathy Joan Pietrofesa, Lay person – term ending 10/1/18
  • Megan K. Cavanagh, Attorney member - term ending 10/1/19
  • Jeffrey Sakwa, Lay person - term ending 10/1/19
  • LaToya Willis, Attorney Member - term ending 10/1/18