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Other Executive Divisions [series]

The Other Executive Divisions series documents the work of several less documented divisions of the Executive Office of the Governor. The series contains thirteen subseries: Appointments Division, Cabinet Affairs, Chief Operating Office, Constituent Services, External Affairs, Faith-Based and Community Partnerships, Governor's Residence, Legislative Affairs, Operations, Scheduling, Southeast Michigan Office, Transition, 2010, and Washington, D. C. Office.

 
Appointments Division

The Appointments Division subseries contains correspondence relating to appointments and files on abolished boards and commissions.

Box   205  
Correspondence 2002, 2010
Box   205  
Appointment of Judge Alton Davis to Michigan Supreme court 2010
  Online  
Abolished Boards and Commissions 2007 [download zip file]
 
Cabinet Affairs (Nathaniel Lake, Jr.)

Cabinet Affairs subseries contains a small selection of subject files.

Box   205  
Governing Magazine -- Measuring Performance 2007-2008
Box   205  
Fiscal Year 2010 Shutdown Summary, 2010 2010
Box   205  
Michigan Business One Stop 2008-2010
Box   205  
Pew Center on the States -- Promising Practices: A Toolkit for Stronger Performance and Better Service 2008 (2 folders)
Box   205  
Planning/Development Regions and Metropolitan Planning Organizations 2010
  Online  
Chief Operating Office

The Chief Operating Office subseries documents relations between the governor and cabinet members. Files include meeting agendas, Cabinet on the Road files, and executive orders and directives.

[download zip file]
 
Cabinet Meeting Agendas
 
2009
 
2010
 
Cabinet on the Road (meetings between cabinet members and various local governments) 2006
 
Education
 
2006

(Includes correspondence on non-education matters related to events in Michigan)

 
General (correspondence on various education-related initiatives and events in Michigan and the U.S.) 2005-2008
 
Executive Orders and Directives 2009-2010
 
Executive Directives
 
Executive Orders
 
Memos for Executive Directives
 
Memos for Executive Orders
 
Process: overview of procedures for handling executive orders and directives
 
Mary Zatina (Chief of Staff for First Gentleman) Files: Executive Office Transition Updates 2010
 
Constituent Services

The Constituent Services subseries contains a series of letters from constituents arranged by subject and templates for outgoing letters.

 
Incoming Correspondence by Subject
Box   205  
School Aid Funding 2009-2010
Box   205  
Michigan Merit Curriculum 2009
Box   205  
20 J Funding 2009-2010
Box   205  
Promise Scholarship 2009-2010
Box   205  
Early Childhood Education 2008-2009
Box   205  
Child Care Licensing 2009
Box   205  
Pure Michigan 2010
Box   205  
No Worker Left Behind 2009-2010
Box   205  
State Employee Retirement System (SERS) and Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System (MPSERS) 2010
Box   205  
Physician Tax 2009-2010
Box   205  
Medicaid/Health Funding 2009
Box   205  
2011 Budget, 2010 2010-2011
Box   205  
Asian Carp 2010
Box   205  
Smurfit Stone Container Corporation 2009-2010
Box   205  
Recycling/Bottle Bill 2010
Box   205  
Kennecott 2007, 2010
Box   205  
Clean Energy 2010
Box   205  
Wolverine/Coal 2010
Box   205  
Deep Injection Well 2008
Box   205  
Canadian Trash 2003
Box   205  
Morning Doves 2003
Box   205  
Smoke Ban 2010
Box   205  
Medical Marijuana 2010
Box   205  
Stem Cell Research 2009
Box   205  
Pardon or Commutation Request 2008-2010
Box   205  
Corrections Budget 2009-2010
Box   205  
National Health Care Reform 2009-2010
Box   205  
Mayor Kilpatrick 2008
Box   205  
Same Sex Marriage 2009
  Online  
Templates for Outgoing Correspondence 2005-2009 [download zip file]
  Online  
External Affairs

The External Affairs subseries documents the governor's outreach efforts. Files include emails and spreadsheets related to monthly mayor phone calls, correspondence with constituent groups, and public affairs materials related to the Kwame Kilpatrick removal hearing.

[download zip file]
 
General (records related to budget, outreach activities, economic recovery, etc.) 2006-2010
 
Budget
 
General 2007, 2009-2010
 
Directors Meetings 2007
 
21st Century Fund 2007, 2010
 
Senate and House Tracking 2007
 
Critical Path 2007
 
Constituency Groups: contact information, correspondence, and information for groups 2008-2010
 
Ford (Gerlad R.) Funeral: schedule for welcome ceremony 2007
 
Monthly Mayor Calls: participants and memoranda. 2005-2006
 
September 3rd Hearing: logistics and guidelines for the hearing into Kwame Kilpatrick's removal as mayor of Detroit 2008
 
Faith-Based and Community Partnerships (Greg Roberts)

The Faith-Based and Community Partnerships subseries documents Granholm's efforts to establish partnerships with community groups and faith communities and includes records related to an annual conference.

Box   206  
Draft of Executive Order Establishing Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships 2009
Box   206  
Benton Harbor Information 2004
Box   206  
"Continuing Our Work for Progressive Change in Benton Harbor, a City of Promise," Speech by Jennifer Granholm 2008
Box   206  
Governor's Faith-Based and Community Resource Symposium 2005
Box   206  
Second Annual Governor's Faith-Based and Community Resource Symposium 2006
Box   206  
Third Annual Governor's Faith-Based and Community Resource Symposium 2009
Box   206  
CPC and Governor's Task Force Lists 2004
 
Governor's Residence

The Governor's Residence subseries contains a miscellaneous assortment of files. Of particular interest are Granholm's preparation folders for her mock debate with Joe Biden in 2008 in which she played the role of Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska.

Box   206  
Granholm Resources for Joe Biden-Sarah Palin Debate Preparation 2008 (3 folders)
Box   206  
Photographs undated
Box   206  
Campaign Materials circa 2007
Box   206  
Correspondence from Other First Spouses to the First Gentleman 2007, 2009
Box   206  
"The A-Z of Michigan: A Remembrance Book for Governor Jennifer Granholm," 2010
Box   206  
Speeches 2010
Box   206  
Michigan Statewide Public Opinion Survey 2004
Box   206  
Digital Resource Focus Groups 2004 (VHS cassette)
 
Legislative Affairs

The Legislative Affairs subseries contains records related to the legislative agenda of the Granholm administration. It contains documentation of various bills supported by Granholm, photographs of bill signings, and constituent correspondence.

 
Director's Files (Tim Hughes)
Box   206  
HB 4275 -- State Board of Canvassers 2005
Box   206  
HB 4702 -- Preservation of Farm 2004
Box   206  
HB 6007 -- Modernization of Michigan Liquor Control Code of 1998, 2006-2010
Box   206  
SB 364 -- 4 Day School Week 2003
Box   206  
SB 647 -- Modifications to Michigan Occupational Health and Safety Administration (MIOSHA) 2003-2004
Box   206  
HB 4652 -- Abortion/Fetal Tissue Trafficking and Research 2004
Box   206  
HB 4478 -- Parental Consent and Abortions 2004
Box   206  
SB 776 -- Partial Birth Abortions 2006-2008
Box   206  
HB s 5711-5716-- CAFO Package: Incentives for Farms to Become Environmentally Assured 2005-2007
Box   206  
SB 393 -- Charter Schools 1992-2003, 2002-2003
Box   206  
SB 1436 -- Certificate of Need Commission (CON) Reform 2003-2006
Box   206  
HB 5906 -- Creation of Law Enforcement Agencies by Public Bodies 2004-2006
Box   206  
SBs 195 and 372 -- Detroit Water System 2003-2006
Box   206  
SB 234 -- Ergonomics: DELEG Appropriations 2004-2007
Box   206  
SB 297, HB 4749 -- Helmet Law 2002-2009 (3 folders)
Box   206  
HB 4511 -- JCAR: Amending Administrative Procedures Act of (APA) 1969, 2003
Box   206  
Land Use Commission 2002-2003
Box   206  
HB 4463 and SB 785 -- Cancer Awareness Fund-raising License Plate 2004
Box   206  
HB 6213 -- Increase in Minimum Wage 2006
Box   206  
SB 474 and HB 4834 -- Payday Lending 2002-2006
Box   207  
Colleen Pobur -- Appointment to Michigan Liquor Control Commission 2008
Box   207  
Presidential Primary 2007
Box   207  
SB 1279 -- Tax Check-Off for Michigan State Parks Endowment Fund 2004-2005
Box   207  
SB 591 1076 1079-- Wayne County Mental Health Delivery System 2004-2007
 
Executive Assistant's Files (Denise Flannery)
Box   207  
Constituent Letters and Replies 2006-2009 (2 folders)
Box   207  
Veto Message 2003-2010
Box   207  
Gerald R. Ford Replacement Statue for Statuary Hall 2007-2008
Box   207  
Requests to Sign or Veto Legislation 2004-2008
 
Bill Signings
Box   207  
Photographs 2003-2006 (2 folders)
  Online  
Digital images [download zip file]
 
HB 4325(ceremonial signing; March 9, 2006) and HB 5237 (ceremonial signing, March 28, 2006) 2006
 
HB 4375 (live signing)and HB 5061 (ceremonial signing) July 20, 2006
 
HB s 4976, 5887, 5888 and SBs 1199, 1229 (funeral protestors), and 1199 (all ceremonial signings; feature the following individuals: Kolb, Mayes, and Gleason) June 22, 2006
 
HB 5237 (Michigan Telecommunications Act; ceremonial signing), March 29 2006
 
HB 5389 (single point of entry for long term health care; ceremonial signing) February 1, 2007
 
Legislative Affairs Team 2006
 
Minimum Wage Bill (live signing) March 2006
 
SB 318 (Minimum Wage; live signing) March 27, 2006
 
SBs 567 and 568 (Billboards; features Senators George and Gilbert)
Box   207  
Letters from State Legislators 2003-2009 (6 folders)
Box   207  
Letters from and Replies to State Legislators 2004-2009
Box   207  
Drawings Made by Elementary Students for an Event on Wind Energy undated
  Online  
General Office Records [download zip file]
 
21st Century Jobs Fund (presentation) 2006
 
Budget Bills
 
2004-2010
 
Correspondence
 
Letters to House and Senate Clerks 2004-2010
 
Letters from Legislators 2004-2010
 
Letters Requesting Vetoes 2003-2008
 
Letters to Federal Government 2005-2010
 
Letters to Legislative Leadership 2005-2009
 
Letters to Legislators 2004-2010
 
Miscellaneous Letters 2005-2009
 
Bill Signing Letters 2003-2007
 
Special Messages to Legislature 2006, 2010
 
Vetoes (Receipts and Messages to the Legislature) 2003-2010
 
Operations

The Operations subseries documents efforts at government efficiency and employee appreciation as well as many public events at which Granholm appeared. Files include both documents and audio-visual materials.

  Online  
Governor Granholm Radio Addresses (compiled by Webmaster Eunice Link; 281 short broadcasts on various events and issues) circa 2005-2010 [download zip file]
 
Photographs (compiled by Webmaster Eunice Link; includes some Audio-visual materials)
  Online  
 
Amber Alert Press Conference: First Gentleman Dan Mulhern September 25, 2003
 
America 24/7 2003 (2 optical discs (CDs))
 
Best Places to Work in Southeast Michigan Awards Ceremony 2003
 
Awards ceremony photographs
 
Awards ceremony PowerPoint presentation
 
List of outstanding employers
 
Governor Granholm at the MSU University Relations Sound Studio October 29, 2003
 
Governor Granholm Portraits 2003
 
Granholm Visit to Manufacturing Plant (possibly automotive) 2003
 
Michigan Land Use Leadership Council meeting (Governor Granholm with commission co-chairs William Milliken and Frank Kelley) 2003
 
Lt. Governor at Upper Peninsula State Fair 2003
 
State of the State 2003
  Online  
 
Earth Day and Bring Your Child to Work Day (department of Environmental Quality and Department of Agriculture) 2004
 
Lt. Governor Upper Peninsula (Winter) 2004
 
National Governors Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, Washington) July 17-July 19, 2004 (4 folders)
 
National Governors Association Winter Meeting (Washington, D.C.) February 21-February 24, 2004
  Online  
 
Cobasys Opening (Advanced Energy Storage Systems; Orion, Michigan) 2005
 
Governor Granholm Dinner with Hino Executives (at "Namimura") July 28, 2005
 
Governor Granholm in Japan 2005
 
Governor Granholm's Visit to the Detroit Transportation Service Center (TSC) 2005
 
Governor's Radio Address August 5, 2005
 
Governor Granholm at Grand River Magnet School 2005
 
Hurricane Katrina: Pictures & Presentations (for Cabinet; features Michigan's contributions in Louisiana) October 18, 2005
 
Mackinac Bridge Walk 2005
 
Michigan: A Great Place to Live, Work, and Play 2005
 
Operation Safe Haven: Hurricane Katrina Evacuees Come to Michigan 2005
 
Pathfinders in Medicine 2005
 
State of the State 2005
 
Upper Peninsula Swing 2005
 
World Expo in Nagakute, Aichi (Japan) July 25, 2005
  Online  
 
Governor Granholm at Coopersville 2006
 
Governor Granholm at Unknown Event (possibly Fourth of July Celebration) in Grand Rapids 2006
 
Jobs Today, Jobs Tomorrow (Governor's economic initiative) 2006
 
Michigan Celebrates Small Business (MCSB) Awards, East Lansing 2006
 
Michigan Economic Development Council (MEDC) 2006 Campaign (Videos for PowerPoint), 2006 2006
 
State of Michigan Response to Hurricane Katrina (photos from Michigan State Police) 2006
  Online  
 
Governor Granholm at Unidentified Town Hall Event (perhaps East Lansing; features MSU football helmet) 2007
 
Governor Granholm's Press Conference: New Aerospace Jobs to Ann Arbor (audio) September 18, 2007
 
Governor's Press Conference re: Sweden and Germany August 14, 2007
 
Mackinac Bridge 50th Anniversary
 
Labor Day Bridge Walk, Michigan State Fair, and More
 
Mackinac Bridge 50th Anniversary 3
 
Mackinac Bridge 50th Anniversary 4
 
March is Reading Month (video) 2007
 
Michigan's Campaign to End Homelessness: Tribute to Governor Jennifer M. Granholm (video) 2007
 
Photographs (compiled by Webmaster Eunice Link; includes some Audio-visual materials)
Box   208  
National Governors Association (NGA) Group Photograph with President George W. Bush 2008
Box   208  
Arnold Schwarzenegger Basketball Bet (includes correspondence) 2004
Box   208  
Holland Tulip Festival 2004
Box   208  
Michigan State University Commencement 2003
Box   208  
University of Michigan Commencement 2003
Box   208  
Detroit Pistons undated
Box   208  
State of the State (SoS) Proofs 2004-2008 (4 volumes)

(missing 2005)

Box   208  
Presbyterian Village 2006
Box   208  
America 24/7 2004
Box   208  
Awards of Excellence undated
Box   208  
Jennifer Granholm and John Edwards, Michigan Democratic Party Event 2007
Box   208  
Presentation of Award to LaKisha Jones of American Idol 2007
Box   208  
Sweden and Germany undated
Box   208  
UP Tour Photos 2009
Box   208  
Rally Your Support with Governor Jennifer Granholm and Senator Debbie Stabenow 2006
Box   208  
Miscellaneous 2003-2010
Box   208  
Kids to Work Photographs 2003
Box   208  
Magazines featuring Granholm 2006-2009
Box   208  
Newspaper Clippings 2001-2007
Box   208  
Walleyes on Detroit River with Lieut. Governor Cherry (Digital Video Cassette) 2003
Box   208  
Photographs of First Gentleman speaking to Detroit Chamber of Commerce 2003
Box   208  
Photographs of First Gentleman at Father Fair, Jackson, MI 2003
Box   208  
Best Places to Work in Southeast Michigan Awards Ceremony 2003

(see online material for photographs; includes materials from ceremony)

 
Deputy Director's Files (Sarah Garcia)
Box   208  
Employee Appreciation 2003-2009 (7 folders)
Box   208  
Legislative Commission on Government Efficiency (LCGE) Final Report 2008-2009
Box   208  
Michigan Government Efficiency News Clippings 2008
Box   208  
Fiscal Year Shutdown Summary 2008 (2 folders)
  Online  
General Office Records [download zip file]
 
Cabinet (Cabinet Action Plan, diversity information, changes to executive directives, etc.) 2007-2008
 
Civil Service Exam Materials 2005
 
Direct Access Program (Department of State program; policy and user form) 2006
 
Employee Appreciation (planning materials and records of events) 2005-2010
 
Employee Directory (portraits and rosters) 2008-2009
 
Employee Evaluation Form 2005
 
General (directory of Granholm Administration offices) 2004
 
Governor's Letters to School Principals 2007
 
Government Process Improvement Initiative (GPII) 2007-2008
 
Letterhead 2002-2008
 
Michigan Manual (biographies of Governor Granholm and Lt. Governor Cherry and definitions of roles) 2007
 
Website PDFs (PDF captures of Web pages) 2010
 
General
 
Governor
 
First Gentleman
 
Lieutenant Governor
 
Scheduling

The Scheduling subseries documents the governor's public appearances and foreign travel. Included are block calendars and briefing books on the governor's overseas trade missions.

Box   209  
J. Dutka
Box   209  
Block Calendars, Public Events 2003-2010
 
Larry Tokarski
Box   209  
Inaugural Memorabilia 2003, 2007
Box   209  
News Clipping on 2010 Election, October 22, 2010 2010
 
Allison Repp
Box   209  
Investment Mission to Japan, Briefing Book 2005 (2 folders)
Box   209  
National Governor's Association Meeting 2007 (2 folders)
Box   209  
State of the State Photo Proofs 2010
Box   209  
State of the State Programs 2004, 2007-2008
Box   209  
State of Michigan Economic Development Mission to Israel and Jordan 2008 (2 folders)
Box   209  
Japan Investment Mission 2008 (2 folders)
Box   209  
Michigan: Creating the Advanced Battery Capital of the World 2009
Box   209  
Germany/Belgium Investment Mission 2009
Box   209  
European Investment Mission (staff copy) 2010 (2 folders)
Box   209  
European Investment Mission (Granholm copy) 2010
Box   210  
Japan Mission 2009
Box   210  
Midwest U.S.-Japan Association Annual Conference 2010
Box   210  
Mission to South Korea 2010
Box   210  
Paris/Sweden Investment Mission 2010
 
Southeast Michigan Office

The Southeast Michigan Office subseries documents the administration's outreach efforts to this constituency and concerns of particular interest to residents of Southeast Michigan. The office was located in Detroit and served as the governor's liaison for the counties of Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Monroe, St. Clair, Livingston, and Washtenaw. Kimberly Trent was named director in 2007, having been preceded by Robert Davis.

 
Director's Files (Kim Trent) 2007-2010
 
City of Detroit
Box   210  
Detroit Accomplishments circa 2010
Box   210  
Detroit Mayor 2007
 
Detroit Public Schools
Box   210  
Consent Agreement Between Detroit Public Schools and Financial Management Review Team 2008, 2010
Box   210  
Robert Bobb 2009
Box   210  
Family Resource Center 2010
 
Director's Files (Robert Davis) 2003-2007
Box   210  
Michigan Neighborhood Food Movers 2009
 
City of Detroit
Box   210  
Detroit Accomplishments 2006
 
Detroit Public Schools
Box   210  
Charter Schools 2003
Box   210  
Transition 2004-2005
 
Highland Park
Box   210  
Community Report 2003-2004
Box   210  
Demolition 2004
Box   210  
Economic Development Status Report 2005
Box   210  
Economic Development Summary 2003-2007
Box   210  
Detroit Riverfront Development Team 2003
Box   210  
Department of Community Health, Detroit Wayne County Health Authority 2003
 
Director's Files, Government and Business Affairs (Daedra McGhee)
Box   210  
Outreach Overview/Purpose 2010
Box   210  
Transforming Communities 2003
Box   210  
Benton Harbor 2003-2010 (scattered)
Box   210  
Outreach Schedule 2004
Box   210  
Highland Park 2004, 2010
Box   210  
Women Health Care Executives 2004-2005
Box   210  
Outreach Initiatives 2005, 2008
Box   210  
Outreach 2006
Box   210  
Insurance and Bonding Conference 2007-2008
Box   210  
Outreach 2008
Box   210  
Outreach 2009
  Online  
Small Business Conferences [download zip file]
 
Governor's Conference on Entrepreneurs (images) 2009
 
Ultimate Small Business Conference (video greeting) 2009
 
State Resources for Michigan Small Businesses Consulting Conference (images) 2010
Box   210  
Conference Materials 2009
Box   211  
Outreach Examples 2010
Box   211  
Small Business Conference 2010
Box   211  
Key Conversations 2010
 
Director's Files, Special Projects (Maxine Berman)
Box   211  
Centers for Regional Excellence 2010
Box   211  
Michigan Port Collaborative 2009-2010
Box   211  
Michigan Suburbs Alliance 2004, 2007
Box   211  
Local Government Services (Sharing and Consolidating) 2004-2007
Box   211  
Redevelopment Ready Communities 2006, 2010
Box   211  
Michigan Women's Commission 2002-2010 (scattered)
Box   211  
Unintended Pregnancy Task Force 2004-2010 (scattered)
Box   211  
Blueprint for Preventing Unintended Pregnancy 2005
Box   211  
SB 470 and 471 -- Equity in Contraception Prescription Coverage: An Essential Health Benefit undated
Box   211  
Talk Early, Talk Often Initiative Evaluation 2006
Box   211  
Centers for Regional Excellence Program 2006 (2 folders)
  Online  
General Office Records [download zip file]
 
Accomplishments 2010
 
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2010
 
Centers for Regional Excellence Grants 2005-2010
 
Cobo Hall
 
Trent 2009-2010
 
General 2009
 
Detroit Riverfront 2010
 
Detroit-Wayne County Health Authority 2004
 
Free Press Pledge 2008
 
Highland Park Transforming Communities 2010
 
Michigan Neighborhood Food Movers 2009
 
Unintended Pregnancies 2010
 
Transition 2010

The Transition 2010 subseries contains materials related to the administration's role in preparing for the transition to the administration of Rick Snyder.

Box   211  
Executive Office Transition Meetings 2010
Box   211  
National Governors Association 2002, 2009-2010
Box   211  
Record Retention 2010
Box   211  
Primary Talking Points 2010
Box   211  
State of Michigan Archive 2010
Box   211  
"On the Road to A New Economy," 2010
Box   211  
End of Term News 2010
Box   211  
Transition Plan 2010
Box   211  
Engler Transition 2002
Box   211  
Accomplishments 2010
 
Thanksgiving Event 2010
Box   211  
Records and Event Materials
  Online  
"Thanksgiving Dinner Messages to Governor Granholm" (video) [download zip file]
Box   211  
American Council of Young Political Leaders 2010
Box   211  
Bob Seger 2004
Box   211  
Transitions 2010
Box   211  
Snyder Transition 2010
Box   211  
Living Portrait 2010
Box   211  
Formal Portrait-Photo undated
Box   211  
State Departments 2010
Box   211  
Miscellaneous End-of-Term Thank You Letters 2010
Box   211  
Executive Office Divisions 2010
Box   211  
Executive Office Transition Updates 2010
Box   211  
Miscellaneous 2010
Box   211  
State Employee Replies to Jennifer Granholm Thanksgiving Emails 2010
Box   211  
Treasures for Allison -- Information of Governors Residence and Office of the First Gentleman 2003
Box   211  
Executive Office Transition Briefing 2010
Box   212  
Concept Art for Governor's Official Portrait 2010
  Online  
Washington, D. C. Office

The Washington, D. C. Office subseries includes memos and correspondence to the governor and other public officials in the state. This office represented the state of Michigan and its concerns to the federal government.

[download zip file]
 
Memos and Correspondence sent by Governor Granholm
 
Deputy Director's Files (Chris Priest) 2007-2010

(no records for 2008)

 
Director's Files (Joe Dooley) 2007-2010
 
Federal Policy Advisor's Files (Karen Kavanaugh) 2008-2010
 
Memos and Correspondence Sent by Other Public Officials 2008-2010

(includes Senator Carl Levin, Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, Representatives Candice Miller and Bart Stupek and others)