Gov. Gretchen Whitmer appointed Michael J. Hiller of Brighton, vice president of collections at American Profit Recovery collection agency, to the Michigan Collection Practices Board. Hiller succeeds Jennifer Dietrich, whose term expired June 30, 2019, to represent professionals for a term expiring June 30, 2023.
The Michigan Collection Practices Board was created to license and regulate collection agencies that directly or indirectly engage in soliciting a claim for collection or collect, or attempt to collect, a claim owed or due. The Board works with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs to oversee the practice of approximately 713 collection agencies and 525 collection agency managers.
These appointments are subject to the advice and consent of the Senate.