dennis muchmore http://michiganradio.org en Snyder announces Chief of Staff http://michiganradio.org/post/snyder-announces-chief-staff <p>Governor-elect Rick Snyder <a href="http://www.governorelectricksnyder.com/michigan-talks/campaign-news/11-15-2010-governor-elect-snyder-names-senior-staff">announced </a>Dennis Muchmore as his Chief of Staff in Lansing yesterday.&nbsp; Rick Pluta <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/michigan/news.newsmain/article/0/1/1726024/Michigan.News/Snyder.taps.veteran.lobbyist.for.key.administration.position">reports </a>Muchmore, &ldquo;owned a multi-client lobbying firm before retiring eight years ago. He is also an avid outdoorsman who served briefly as the interim president of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs.&rdquo;&nbsp;</p><p>Snyder said he chose Muchmore because of his knowledge of how Lansing politics work.&nbsp; The Detroit News <a href="http://www.freep.com/article/20101116/NEWS15/11160330/1285/news15/Snyder-names-ex-lobbyist-as-new-chief-of-staff">reports </a>Muchmore:</p><div><blockquote><div style="overflow: hidden; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;">...is the most unorthodox choice.&nbsp; He hasn&#39;t worked directly for an elected official since the 1970s, when he served as an aide to Macomb County Democratic state Sen. John Bowman.<br />&nbsp;</div></blockquote><div style="overflow: hidden; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; text-align: left; text-decoration: none; border: medium none;"><span>Muchmore is 63.</span> Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:46:30 +0000 Zoe Clark 328 at http://michiganradio.org Snyder announces Chief of Staff