WHEREAS, the production of automobiles in Missouri, and the secondary industries that automobile production supports, are vital to the State’s economy; and
WHEREAS, the economic crisis and displacement of the automotive industry workforce threatens the State’s economy; and
WHEREAS, this highly-skilled workforce can play a leading role in Missouri’s future automotive ventures; and
WHEREAS, Executive Order 09-01 created the Missouri Automotive Jobs Task Force; and
WHEREAS, there is an overwhelming number of highly-skilled Missourians with expertise in the automotive and automotive-related industries who can provide invaluable assistance in fulfilling the goals of the Task Force; and
WHEREAS, a large number of such Missourians have stepped forward and offered to share their expertise; and
WHEREAS, in the interest of maximizing the effectiveness of the Task Force, it is necessary to expand its membership.
NOW THEREFORE, I, JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby expand the Task Force to consist of the following 18 members:
|Task Force Member||Hometown|
|David Bardgett||St. Charles, Missouri|
|Chris Chung||Clayton, Missouri|
|Jim Curran||Fenton, Missouri|
|Zelema Harris||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Bob Lloyd||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Don Nissanka||Lee’s Summit, Missouri|
|Clyde McQueen||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Randy Moore||Joplin, Missouri|
|Tony Reinhart||Parkville, Missouri|
|Nick Robinson||St. Charles, Missouri|
|Zsolt Rumy||St. Louis, Missouri|
|Jim Russell||Jefferson City, Missouri|
|John Schicker||St. Louis, Missouri|
|John Sheffield||Rolla, Missouri|
|Jack Stack||Springfield, Missouri|
|Don Wainwright||Wildwood, Missouri|
|Edward Wallace||Kansas City, Missouri|
|Stan Wallach||Kirkwood, Missouri|
Chris Chung shall be the Chair of the Task Force.
The Task Force shall issue its report and recommendations as soon as practicable but not later than ninety days from the date of this Order, unless otherwise agreed to by me.
This Order supersedes Executive Order 09-01 to the extent that the Orders are inconsistent.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 24th day of March, 2009.