Director for the Michigan Department of Licensing and
Shelly Edgerton is the Director for the Michigan Department of Licensing and
Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining LARA, Edgerton dedicated 27 years of service to the
state Legislature where she served most recently in the capacity of Deputy Senate
Majority Counsel in the Senate Majority Policy Office. She also previously held titles of
Assistant Senate Majority Counsel and Chief of Staff for Senator Dave Honigman.
Edgerton earned her bachelor's degree and a Master of Public Administration degree
from Western Michigan University. She went on to receive her juris doctor at Thomas M.
Cooley Law School.