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State agency administrator , writer

Michael Jon Panetta, American state agency administrator, writer. Certified paramedic Michigan, licensed emergency medical technician Michigan; private detective Michigan. Recipient award, Society Study Social Problems Columbia University, 1986; scholar graduate research scholarship, Michigan State University Board Trustees, 1971.


Panetta, Michael Jon was born on September 9, 1949 in Lansing, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank Anthony P. and Elizabeth Virginia Rocchetti.


Associate of Arts, Lansing Community College, Michigan, 1970. Bachelor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1971. Master of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1972.

Master of Arts equivalency, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 2000.


Federal Manpower administrator Manpower Area Planning Council, Lansing, Michigan, 1970—1973. Special agent medical fraud auditor State of Michigan, 1973—1978, supervisor federal food stamp program, 1977—1978, emergency medical services program specialist, 1978—1989, program specialist Governor's Council Environmental Quality, 1989—1990, departmental policy and procedure specialist, 1990—1991, finance specialist, contract administrator child and family health programs, 1991—2002. Professor Spring Arbor University, 2001—2002.

Private practice, consultant, from 2003. Director youth and veterinary program National Alliance of Businessmen, Lansing, 1970—1973. Suggestion award program administrator Michigan Department Public Health, Lansing, 1990—1991.


  • Certified paramedic Michigan, licensed emergency medical technician Michigan. Private detective Michigan.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Leader Behavior & Member Response in an Institutional Setting, 1972, Citizens Perceptions of Police & Community Policing, 2000, pamphlets, booklets, guides.


Co-founder, president, vice president Citizen's to Save Lansing Michigan, Lansing, 1992—1999. Founder Citizens to Save Veterans Civic Center, 1992—1999. Co-founder, vice president Citizens Against the Rain Tax of Lansing, 1994—2000.

Fellow: American Literature Association. Member: National Association Welfare Administrators, National Rifle Association, Michigan State University Alumni Association (life), Knights of Columbus (associate. Grand knight Richard council 1988-1990, associate member Msgr.

John A. Gabriels council, charter grand knight Msgr. John A. Gabriels council 1993-1995, Knight of Year Richard Council 1989, Top Proposer of Year Richard Council 1990, Knight of Year Msgr. John A. Gabriels Council 1993-1995, Papal medallion 1992, Star Council award, Columbian award, Founders award 1993-1995), Alpha Kappa Delta (life).


  • Other Interests

    Teaching, writing, travel, bicycling, camping.


Married Susan Marie Cottrill, May 1, 1971. Children: Mary Elizabeth Panetta-Lowe, Michelina Anne Panetta-Cantu, Joseph Andrew.

Frank Anthony P.

Elizabeth Virginia Rocchetti

Susan Marie Cottrill

Joseph Andrew Panetta

Michelina Anne Panetta-Cantu Panetta

Mary Elizabeth Panetta-Lowe Panetta