WHEREAS, the production of automobiles in Missouri, and the secondary industries that automobile production supports, are vital to the State's economy; and

WHEREAS, the economic crisis and displacement of the automotive industry workforce threatens the State's economy; and

WHEREAS, this highly-skilled workforce can play a leading role in Missouri's future automotive ventures; and

WHEREAS, Executive Order 09-01 created the Missouri Automotive Jobs Task Force; and

WHEREAS, there is an overwhelming number of highly-skilled Missourians with expertise in the automotive and automotive-related industries who can provide invaluable assistance in fulfilling the goals of the Task Force; and

WHEREAS, a large number of such Missourians have stepped forward and offered to share their expertise; and

WHEREAS, in the interest of maximizing the effectiveness of the Task Force, it is necessary to expand its membership.

NOW THEREFORE, I, JEREMIAH W. (JAY) NIXON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the State of Missouri, do hereby expand the Task Force to consist of the following 18 members:

David Bardgett St. Charles, Missouri
Chris Chung Clayton, Missouri
Jim Curran Fenton, Missouri
Zelema Harris St. Louis, Missouri
Bob Lloyd St. Louis, Missouri
Don Nissanka Lee's Summit, Missouri
Clyde McQueen Kansas City, Missouri
Randy Moore Joplin, Missouri
Tony Reinhart Parkville, Missouri
Nick Robinson St. Charles, Missouri
Zsolt Rumy St. Louis, Missouri
Jim Russell Jefferson City, Missouri
John Schicker St. Louis, Missouri
John Sheffield Rolla, Missouri
Jack Stack Springfield, Missouri
Don Wainwright Wildwood, Missouri
Edward Wallace Kansas City, Missouri
Stan Wallach Kirkwood, Missouri

Chris Chung shall be the Chair of the Task Force.

The Task Force shall issue its report and recommendations as soon as practicable but not later than ninety days from the date of this Order, unless otherwise agreed to by me.

This Order supersedes Executive Order 09-01 to the extent that the Orders are inconsistent.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the State of Missouri, in the City of Jefferson, on this 24th day of March, 2009.

[Jay Nixon's signature]

Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon


[Robin Carnahan's signature]

Robin Carnahan
Secretary of State

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