LANSING – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Judge Beth Gibson of Newberry to the Michigan Community Corrections Board.
The 13-member board advises the director of the Michigan Department of Corrections and is charged with approving many components of community corrections programs.
Gibson is chief judge of the 92nd District Court. She has been involved in the Luce County Community Corrections program since 1995, first as an advisory board member and later as a county commissioner.
Gibson holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She replaces Judge Brigette Officer and will represent district court judges.
Members serve four-year terms expiring March 31, 2017, and the appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.