Vanderberg Reappointed to The Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission

adminvandenbergGovernor Gretchen Whitmer reappointed Ottawa County Administrator Al Vanderberg to the Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission with a term expiring December 15, 2023.

“I am pleased and honored to be reappointed to the Michigan Child Lead Exposure Commission. This work must remain a priority until lead levels in children are abated and eliminated,” said Vanderberg.

Alan G. Vanderberg, of Grand Rapids, is the County Administrator for Ottawa County, a position he has held since 2003. He holds a Master of Public Administration from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Michigan.

The Child Lead Exposure Elimination Commission focuses on implementing the recommendations of the former Child Lead Poisoning Elimination Board and monitoring the state’s efforts to eliminate lead exposure in children. The Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Governor and department director to coordinate and collaborate with all levels of government and stakeholders regarding programs and policies related to the elimination of child lead exposure.