OCC Names Vice Chancellor of Human Resources


SOUTHFIELD — Oakland Community College Chancellor Tim Meyer has named labor attorney William J. MacQueen OCC’s vice chancellor of human resources, effective immediately. MacQueen has been the college’s interim chief human resources officer since March 2012.

“Bill MacQueen has brought a wealth of experience and expertise to his duties as interim chief human resources officer and will continue to prove an outstanding asset to our organization,” Meyer said.

Since 2008, MacQueen has been a volunteer mediator with the Wayne Mediation Center and the Oakland Mediation Center. He was Macomb Community College’s chief human resources officer from 1979 until his retirement as vice president emeritus in 2008. He was named 2010 mediator of the year by the Wayne Mediation Center, and received the 2011 President’s Volunteer Service Award from the Oakland Mediation Center.

Prior to joining Macomb Community College, MacQueen was a labor attorney in Wayne County’s Office of the Corporation Counsel, a partner in the law firm Shapiro and MacQueen, and an associate in the law firm of Colombo, Vermuelen & Colombo.

MacQueen earned his Juris Doctor (cum laude) from the Detroit College of Law, a bachelor of arts (with distinction) in political science from the University of Michigan, and completed State Court Administrative Office-certified training as a general civil action and domestic relationships mediator.

He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Alternative Dispute Resolution and Labor & Employment Law Sections of the Michigan State Bar, the Oakland County Bar Association and the southeast Michigan chapter of the Association for Conflict Resolution.