LANSING — The Michigan Civil Service Commission has appointed Jan Winters as state personnel director. Her appointment is effective April 26.
Winters from Okemos, has more than 35 years of experience in human resources, labor relations, contract negotiation and administration, and employee benefit programs. She previously served as state employer during the Engler administration. In between her appointments, Winters served as a deputy director at Civil Service where she directed major initiatives in benefits administration and implementation of the MI-HR call center.
She is director of the office of the state employer, with responsibility for developing and administering state policies in employment relations, health management, and employee service programs.
She received a bachelor’s in communications from Michigan State University.