Tim grew up in Genesee County, graduating from Bentley High School in Burton. He went on to work at the Flint General Motors Truck and Assembly Plant following graduation and became an alternate committeeman and a proud member of UAW Local 598. While employed at the shop, Tim began his studies at the University of Michigan - Flint, pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Following an internship in the Michigan State Senate, Tim left GM and began his 30 plus year public service career as legislative aide to State Representative Bob Emerson. He continued his service to Genesee County residents by joining the staff of State Senator John Cherry, later working with him during his transition to Lt. Governor for the State of Michigan. During this time, Tim resumed his studies at U of M - Flint, adding a secondary teaching certification to the B.A. degree he completed in 1985.
Tim then turned his focus to the Michigan House of Representatives, working for the citizens of Burton, Grand Blanc, Mundy Township, Davison, Flint, and other areas in Genesee County while working as legislative aide to State Representatives Charles Smiley, Rick Hammel, Lee Gonzales and Brenda Clack. During this time, he also substitute taught social studies and history for two years in middle schools throughout Genesee County.
Currently, Tim is serving his second term in the House of Representatives, representing the 50th House District, which includes the cities of Grand Blanc and Burton, as well as Grand Blanc and Mundy townships. He currently serves on the Energy Policy and Insurance committees, as well as the Democratic Vice Chair of the Transportation Committee. With over three decades of experience, broad knowledge of both state and local government, and deep roots in the community, Tim has hit the ground running in the Michigan House of Representatives and is working hard to serve his home community.
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