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Ethics Board

About the Ethics Board

Ethics Board members are nominated by the Macomb County Executive, subject to approval by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on this independent oversight board.

Five members of the Ethics Board are nominated by Macomb County Executive, subject to approval by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on this independent oversight board to ensure public confidence in the integrity of county government.

All Macomb County public servants (elected officials, appointed officials, employees) are expected to model and maintain high standards of ethical conduct at all times.

Members of the Ethics Board are qualified Macomb County electors, appointed to serve for staggered terms without compensation, have not been employed by Macomb County as public servants for the preceding two years, if ever.

  • Dorie Vazquez-Nolan
    Dorie Vazquez-Nolan
    Acting Chair

    Dorie Vazquez-Nolan is a resident of Macomb Township and has served as the Executive Director of Care House, the Macomb County Child Advocacy Center since 2007. She has worked for Care House since 2001 and previously served as Director of Operations. Prior to moving to Macomb County in 1999, Ms. Vazquez- Nolan worked as a legislative aide for 15 years in the Michigan House of Representatives, including four years in the Office of the Speaker of the House.

    Ms. Vazquez-Nolan has served as a coach and mentor for directors of children’s advocacy center directors in Michigan and nationally for more than ten years.  She previously served as an appointee on the Governor’s Task Force to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and as Vice-Chair and Treasurer of the Michigan Chapter of the National Children’s Alliance. She attended Michigan State University and is married with two adult children.

    Term expires: January 31, 2024

  • Anne Rescoe
    Karen Smith

    Bio and photo coming soon.

    Term expires: January 31, 2026

  • Board member - Bobbie Remias
    Bobbie Remias
    Board Member

    Bobbie Remias is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a master’s degree in professional accountancy from Walsh College and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a past member of the Michigan Community College Business Officials Association (MCCBOA), she serves as treasurer for WAGR Warriors, a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to raising awareness for WAGR syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. 

    Ms. Remias worked for five years as an auditor at Plante Moran, 10 years as the Business Officer of DeLaSalle Collegiate High School, 15 years in Finance at Macomb Community College and after almost 6 years as Vice-Chancellor for Administrative Services at Oakland Community College (where she led a team of over 200 employees), she has recently retired.  During retirement, Bobbie looks forward to reading, traveling and spending time with her husband, Steve, their three adult children (and spouses), along with their four grandchildren. She is a 43-year resident of Shelby Township, Michigan and an example of the "Make Macomb Your Home" slogan.

    Term expires: January 31, 2028

  • Dr. Betty Youngblood
    Board Member

    Bio and photo coming soon.

    Term expires: January 31, 2027

  • Board member - Steve Krajnik
    Steve Krajnik
    Board Member

    Bio coming soon.

    Term expires: January 31, 2025

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