City Commission Appoints New TCL&P Board Member
[Last Updated: 6/19/2013 11:24:24 AM]

For Immediate Release                                                                  

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              Traverse City Light & Power

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 City Commission Appoints New TCL&P Board Member

(Traverse City, Michigan) — The Traverse City City Commission appointed Jan Geht to serve on the Traverse City Light & Power (TCL&P) Board at its June 17, 2013 meeting. Geht is filling the unexpired term of John Snodgrass who recently resigned from the Board.

“I’m pleased to have Mr. Geht fill the vacant position on the Light and Power Board,” said Board Chairman Patrick McGuire. “There are many important issues that the Board will be addressing over the course of the next year and I believe Mr. Geht’s participation in those decisions will be very valuable.”  

Geht has an undergraduate degree in accounting from Truman State University, a masters degree in taxation from University of Illinois, and a law degree from University of Michigan. He has experience in tax law, employment law, business organizations, and business transactions. Currently he practices law with Bowerman, Bowden, Ford, Clulo & Luyt, P.C. in Traverse City. Jan and his family moved to Traverse City last year.            

Geht’s term on the TCL&P Board will expire on April 7, 2014.      

Traverse City Light & Power ( is a community-owned, community-focused municipal utility that offers reliable energy at low rates in the region to over 11,500 customers in Traverse City, and parts of Blair, East Bay, Elmwood, Garfield, Peninsula and Paradise townships.

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