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Photo Gallery - Youth in Government Day 2010

Commissioners Jim Runestad and Christine Long with students from the Milford area.
Commissioners Jim Runestad (District #6) and Christine Long (District #7) pose with students from the Milford area. They actively participate in the annual event that gives high school students a chance to see their government in action.

Commissioner Dave Woodward speaks to students
Commissioner Dave Woodward (District #18) makes a point with his young constituents from Royal Oak. They were participating in Youth in Government Day, a thirty-year tradition that gives students an opportunity to see first-hand how their government works.

Commissioners Mike Gingell, Shelley Taub, Janet Jackson and Helaine Zack with students from Oak Park High School
Oakland County Commissioners pictured with students from Oak Park High School. Vice Chair Mike Gingell (District 3) and Commissioner Shelley Taub (District 16) are on the far left. Commissioner Janet Jackson (District 21) is fourth from the right, and Commissioner Helaine Zack (District 22) with teacher Martin McKaye are at the far right. All were participants in the annual Youth in Government Day progam hosted by the Oakland County Board of Commissioners.


Commissioners David Woodward, Wim Greimel, and Daivd Potts with students

Oakland County Commissioners welcome students to the Annual Youth in Government Day
program.  Pictured are students in the Youth in Government Finance Committee working on a
policy issue with Commissioners David Woodward (Royal Oak), Tim Greimel (Pontiac, Auburn
Hills) and David W. Potts (Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills).  Students tackled the home
foreclosure issue.


Commissioners Gary McGillivray and Mike Gingell observe the students' presentation

Youth Commissioners Kari Boyd, Minique Bynum and Joseph Presutti address the Youth Board
meeting.  Real life Commissioner Gary McGillivray (District 24) looks on as the students present a resolution regarding the county's foreclosure assistance program.  Vice Chair Mike Gingell and Board of Commissioners Senior Analyst Harvey Wedell observe from the rear.

Commissioners Sue Ann Douglas, Janet Jackson, Mike Gingell with students

Oakland County Commissioner Sue Ann Douglas (R-Rochester, Rochester Hills), with Youth
Commissioners Christine Smith, Alex Chouinard and Michelle Hier, along with Oakland County
Commissioner Janet Jackson (D-Berkley, Southfield-Lathrup, Southfield)  present a resolution
before the Youth Oakland County Board of Commissioners' mock Board meeting.  Vice
Chairman Mike Gingell and Board of Commissioners Senior Analyst Harvey Wedell look on.


Commissioner Bradford Jacobsen with students
Oakland County Commissioner center Bradford C. Jacobsen with students at the annual Youth
in Government Day program held April 23 in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners
facilities. Pictured are Alex Chouinard and Julia Slintak.