Two west Michigan leaders are among members of a new state board tackling lead poisoning.
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss and Paul Haan, executive director of the Health Homes Coalition of West Michigan, were appointed to the new Child Lead Poisoning Elimination Board by Governor Rick Snyder on Friday.
Other members include Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, director of pediatric residency at Hurley Medical Center in Flint and a well-known advocate during the Flint contamination crisis.
Lt. Governor Brian Calley was appointed board chair.