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Harkins, Chris ()State Budget Director
Chris Harkins was appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Sept. 30, 2021 to replace Dave Masaroon who resigned to go to Wayne State University.
Director of the Senate Fiscal Agency, 2019-2021. Senior strategist of government relations, Jackson National Life, 2016-2018. He also formerly worked in the State Budget Office, Department of Technology, Management and Budget, the Michigan House and the Michigan Senate.
B.A., Michigan State University. Master's, Penn State University.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Habitat for Humanity Capitol Region; board member, Arts Council of Greater Lansing.
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