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​Pictures from 2013 Youth in Government Day

 



Commissioner John A. Scott introduces himself to students at the commencement of Youth in Government Day. Pictured Left to Right Commissioner Mattie Hatchett, Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, Far Right Commissioner Thomas F. Middleton.



Students recite the Pledge of Allegiance before the start of the General Government Meeting

Students observing the General Government Meeting

Students observe the Oakland County Board of Commissioners General Government Meeting pictured left to right in the front row are Commissioners: Michael Spisz, Robert J. Hoffman, Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, Mattie McKinney Hatchett, Robert Gosselin and Nancy L. Quarles. On top row: Commissioner Marcia Gershenson (represents Farmington Hills), B.O.C-Analyst Sheryl Mitchell,  General Government Commissioner Chairperson Christine A. Long,  B.O.C-Senior Committee Coordinator Helen Hanger and Commissioner Kathy S. Crawford.



Students observe the Oakland County Board of Commissioners General Government Meeting



Students observe the Oakland County Board of Commissioners General Government Meeting pictured left to right in the front row are Commissioners: Michael Spisz, Robert J. Hoffman, Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis

On top row: Commissioner Marcia Gershenson, B.O.C-Analyst Sheryl Mitchell,  General Government Commissioner Chairperson Christine A. Long,  B.O.C-Senior Committee Coordinator Helen Hanger


 
Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub presents her resolution on the Protection of the Zoo Authority Funds to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ General Government Committee and students at Youth in Government Day.

 


Students observe the Oakland County Board of Commissioners General Government




Commissioner Shelley Goodman Taub presents her resolution on the Protection of the Zoo Authority Funds to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ General Government Committee and students at Youth in Government Day.

 



Commissioner Christine A. Long hosts the committee Q&A session, allowing students to ask questions of the board.



Students address their questions and concerns to the board during the Q&A session.



Students address their questions and concerns to the board during the Q&A session.



Students address their questions and concerns to the board during the Q&A session.



Oakland County Commissioner Thomas F. Middleton addresses a question of a student at the Annual Youth in Government Day program




Students address their questions and concerns to the board during the Q&A session



Oakland County Commissioner John A. Scott addresses a question of a student at the Annual Youth in Government Day program


 
On Monday, April 22nd, 2013,  Oakland County High School Students met members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners and other county elected officials. Pictured left to right are Avondale High School students with their commissioners: Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, Commissioner Bob Gosselin and Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell.



 
Pictured left to right: Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Commissioner Janet Jackson, who represents Farmington Hills, along with North Farmington High School student and Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis. The students also met their  Commissioner, Commissioner Marcia Gershenson who was also a part of the day’s activities.




Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Commissioner Helaine Zack, and Oakland County Vice Chairman Jeff Matis and  present  Youth in Government Day Certificates to students from Ferndale High School recognizing their participation in the 33RD Youth Day event.




Oakland County Commissioner Bob Hoffman, Oakland County Commissioner Jim Runestad, Oakland County Commissioner Christine A. Long, Oakland County Commissioner Philip Weipert, Oakland County Vice Chairman Jeff Matis and Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, present  Youth in Government Day Certificates to students from White Lake High School recognizing their participation in the 33RD Youth Day event.




Pictured with Milford  High  School Students  and their teacher are Commissioners Jim Runestad and Bob Hoffman. not seen Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Commissioner and General Government Chairperson Christina A. Long, Commissioner Philip Weipert and Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis
 

 


Pictured left to right: Students and teachers from Pontiac Schools  with Commissioner Mattie McKinney Hatchett, Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell and Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis.

 


Pictured left to right are Oakland County Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Commissioner Janet Jackson, students from Southfield Regional Academic Campus and their teacher with Commissioner Nancy L. Quarles and Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis.

 



Oakland County Commissioner Jim Runestad, Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Oakland County Commissioner John A. Scott, Oakland County Commissioner Thomas F. Middleton and Oakland County Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, present a Waterford Kettering student with a Youth in Government Day Certificate recognizing her participation in the 33RD Youth Day event.




Oakland County Commissioner Jim Runestad, Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Oakland County Commissioner John A. Scott, Oakland County Commissioner Thomas F. Middleton, Oakland County Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, present  Youth in Government Day Certificates to students from Waterford Mott High School recognizing their participation in the 33RD Youth Day event.




All the students who participated in Youth in Government Day with members of the Board of Commissioners



Milford Commissioners front row: Commissioner Phil Weipert with Milford High Students and in back Commissioner Jim Runestad.




Pictured left to right: Oakland County Corporation Counsel Judy Cunningham moderates the County Leaders Youth Day Panel as students look on: pictured on panel in back: Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown, Oakland County Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Nanci J. Grant, Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard, and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.

 

Pictured left to right:  Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard, and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson during the County Leaders' Panel.

Pictured left to right: Oakland County Clerk/Register of Deeds Lisa Brown, Oakland County Chairman Michael J. Gingell, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Nanci J. Grant, Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard, and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.


Students break for lunch and eat with their communities commissioner. Pictured Left Commissioner Christine A. Long




Oakland County Circuit Court Nanci J. Brown speaks to a students at Youth in Government Day in her courtroom.




Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Leo Bowman speaks to a student at Youth Day in his courtroom.



Oakland County Sheriff Sergeant Hatfield and his K-9 partner Geo speak with students and  in back Oakland County Sheriff Deputy Kress  answers questions about the Oakland County Sheriff’s Mobile Command Vehicle.