life after politics http://michiganradio.org en Former Governor elected to Dow Chemical Board of Directors http://michiganradio.org/post/former-governor-elected-dow-chemical-board-directors <p><a href="http://jennifergranholm.com/">Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm</a> has been elected to the board of directors of <a href="http://www.businesswire.com/news/dow/20110324005434/en">Dow Chemical</a>. The Midland-based chemicals industry giant announced Granholm&#39;s election today.</p><p>In a written statement, Dow CEO Andrew Liverus says Granholm will help the company as it pursues growth.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;Jennifer Granholm&rsquo;s experience and perspective will be instrumental as we continue to advocate for national and international policies that drive innovation, increase productivity, encourage investments in technology and create jobs.&quot;&nbsp;</p></blockquote><p>This has been a pretty busy week for the former governor. The <a href="http://www.pewtrusts.org/news_room_detail.aspx?id=329174">Pew Charitable Trust</a> announced this week that Granholm will serve as a Senior Advisor to the Trust&#39;s Clean Energy Program. She was also recently appointed to a public policy position at the <a href="http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011/01/24/former-michigan-gov-granholm-to-teach-at-uc-berkeley/">University of California-Berkeley</a>.</p><p>Granholm served 8 years as Michigan governor.&nbsp; Her second term ended in January.&nbsp; Thu, 24 Mar 2011 17:09:58 +0000 Steve Carmody 1775 at http://michiganradio.org Former Governor elected to Dow Chemical Board of Directors