Meet 2021 Trumpeter Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s courageous leadership through this extraordinary time has shaped our national conversation about the pandemic. Throughout this crisis, she’s remained focused on doing the right things: acting decisively, following the science, and listening to the experts. Her actions helped get the once-in-a-century pandemic under control and laid the groundwork to rebuild Michigan’s economy.

Whitmer is a lifelong Michigander who is focused on getting things done and making a difference in people’s lives. She’s an attorney, an educator, former prosecutor, State Representative, and Senator. But the most important title she boasts is MOM. Inspired by her family, she has devoted her life to building a stronger Michigan for all and governed through unprecedented, colliding crises.

The Governor ran on fixing the roads, cleaning up drinking water, and expanding opportunity for all. In two years, Whitmer’s administration created 11,000 new auto jobs while working to diversify the economy. She remains dedicated to investing in small businesses and is also taking bold steps to improve schools and build a more skilled workforce. She’s made historic investments in education and is offering free community college and job training to essential workers and all adults over the age of 25.

Governor Whitmer is honored to serve alongside the most diverse cabinet in state history and three dynamic elected leaders: Lieutenant Governor Garlin Gilchrist, Attorney General Dana Nessel, and Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson.

Join us on October 12, 2021, for NCL’s annual Trumpeter Awards Dinner, where we will honor Gov. Whitmer and other exceptional leaders with distinguished records advocating for consumer and worker rights.

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