MARQUETTE – Dan DeVos of Grand Rapids was awarded trustee emeritus status by the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees at its Oct. 8 meeting.

He was appointed to the NMU board in April 1995 and completed his term in December 2002. DeVos served on the following committees during that period: academic affairs; executive; budget, finance and investment; president assessment and compensation; and ad hoc marketing. He also served one year as board vice chair and two years as chair.

DeVos is a member of the Amway board of directors and audit committee. His other positions include chairman, president and CEO of DP Fox Ventures L.L.C.; director of the governing board of the Orlando Magic; president and CEO of the Grand Rapids Griffins (AHL) and Rampage (AFL); chairman and CEO of Georgian International Ltd.; and president and CEO of Fox Motor Group.

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Kristi Evans
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