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Welcome!

Now the work begins. Thank you for being a part of our work to build a Better Michigan, where we work every day to make a difference in people’s lives. Fixing the roads, making health care more affordable, improving education for all, and making government work for you – these are just some of the things we are committed to do to build a Better Michigan.

We can’t do it without you. A Better Michigan means people stepping up to share their time and talents to propel our state forward. Use this site to apply to our transition team, share your ideas, and learn more about the gubernatorial inaugural festivities.

Let’s get to work!

INAUGURATION 2019


Governor-Elect Gretchen Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Garlin Gilchrist invite you to join them for the Inauguration festivities to celebrate Michigan’s future.

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INAUGURATION 2019


Governor-Elect Gretchen Whitmer and Lieutenant Governor-Elect Garlin Gilchrist invite you to join them for the Inauguration festivities to celebrate Michigan’s future.

Details >>

JOIN US

The Governor-Elect Whitmer transition team seeks people ready to roll up their sleeves and get to work to build a Better Michigan.

THE LATEST

Commitment to Collaboration Shared During Transition

Within 24 hours of becoming Governor-Elect, Gretchen Whitmer met with Governor Rick Snyder in the Executive Office to begin conversations around the transition and ensure an efficient, collaborative process. “Governor Snyder and I have a shared commitment to a smooth transition that respects the fact that there is one governor in Michigan and that also […]

Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer Announces Honorary Co-Chairs, Website for Transition

LANSING, Mich. – Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer today announced key members of her transition team, including a diverse group of policy, business and philanthropic leaders serving as honorary co-chairs for the transition. The website michigantransition.org is now live and will serve as the portal for all news and announcements from the transition. “I am proud to […]

Vision & Plans

Gretchen has a vision for a better Michigan. Together we can make state government more efficient and expand opportunity to more of our residents.