LANSING – An Iron Mountain man has been reappointed to a position on the Michigan Truck Safety Commission.
The 11-member commission develops and administers programs addressing commercial truck driver education.
Robert Ramels, of Iron Mountain, spent 14 years with the Michigan Center for Truck Safety, where he served as a safety specialist and regional manager. He established a Michigan Center for Truck Safety office in the Upper Peninsula and was a trooper with the Michigan State Police from 1968-1993.
He is currently retired.
Ramels holds several certifications in the truck safety industry. He is reappointed to represent the general public.
Members serve two-year terms expiring Aug. 4, 2015, and their appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the state Senate.