William James Fackler

James Fackler is the Director of the Office of Program Support for the Michigan Department of State (MDOS). His office helps with the development and implementation of new programs, including new legislative initiatives.  Previously, James worked for MDOS’s Office of Government Affairs as the Department’s legislative liaison. In that role, he helped develop the initial Autonomous Vehicle legislation for the State of Michigan in 2013 as well as the 2016 Michigan AV law updates. He was a member of the Michigan Council of Future Mobility from 2018 to 2020.