Two women with Northern Michigan University connections were appointed to state boards by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on June 30. NMU accounting instructor and certified public accountant Kathleen Isleib of Negaunee will serve on the Michigan Board of Accountancy. NMU alumna Stephanie L. DePetro of Marquette will serve on the Michigan Board of Nursing.
Isleib is appointed to represent a full-time instructor of accounting above the elementary level at an accredited college or university for a term commencing July 1 and expiring June 30, 2025. She holds a bachelor of arts in accounting from Michigan State University and a master of accounting science from Northern Illinois University. Isleib succeeds Ola M. Smith, whose term expired June 30.
DePetro is a registered nurse with the UP Health System. She holds three degrees from Northern: her most recent, a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN), earned in 2011; and both a bachelor's and master's degree in criminal justice, which she completed in 2003 and 2007, respectively. DePetro is appointed to represent registered professional nurses with a baccalaureate degree engaged in nursing practice or nursing administration, for a term commencing July 1 and expiring June 30, 2025. She succeeds Tiffany McDonald, whose term expired June 30.
This information was included in a press release from the governor's office.