JoAnn Chavez, vice president and chief tax officer, DTE Energy, has been appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to serve on the Hispanic/Latino Commission.
Chavez will join the 15-member commission that works to develop a unified policy and plan of action to serve the needs of Michigan's Hispanic and Latino residents.
"I couldn't be more pleased with JoAnn's appointment to the Commission," said Dave Meador, DTE Energy executive vice president and CFO. "She has a passion for this work, and over the past four years has made a real difference working with several Hispanic community organizations."
Chavez, who is replacing Miguel Ramirez, previously served as a tax partner for KPMG LLP's Detroit business unit. She also serves as a finance committee member for Detroit Cristo Rey High School and as an advisory member for the University of Michigan-Dearborn College of Business board of directors.
Chavez will serve a three-year term that expires Dec. 10, 2014. Her appointment must be approved by the Michigan Senate.
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DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide.
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