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I am Hannah's husband, a proud Michigander, and lifelong Democrat with a vision to bring progressive and transparent leadership to Kalamazoo Township. With my strong belief in the inherent value of every individual, I am dedicated to serving the community in any way possible.

I firmly believe that local government should be transparent and inclusive, working towards creating sustainable and equitable communities. I am determined to provide Kalamazoo Township with the kind of leadership that prioritizes these values, and to make Kalamazoo Township a better, more inclusive, and vibrant place to call home.



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Currently, I serve on the Kalamazoo Township Zoning Board of Appeals, County Board of Public Works, and act as a County Representative to the local Regional Planning Council. In addition, I hold the position of operations manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists, a widely respected national research and advocacy nonprofit. 

My qualifications include:

  • Master's degree in Public Administration

  • Master's degree in Organizational Development

  • Bachelor's degree in Media Management


My passion for public service began at an early age, inspired by my single mom who worked as a state social worker. Witnessing the positive impact that advocacy combined with government service can have on a community, I embarked on a career as a campaigner for progressive policies. My advocacy efforts have spanned from local city councillors to Congress, tackling important issues such as vaccine accessibility and nuclear disarmament. However, I ultimately decided to focus my energy on addressing the everyday concerns that Michiganders face, including access to housing, healthcare, and quality public infrastructure--and importantly, transparency in local government. I am also deeply committed to ensuring the rights of every individual to live their true identity in a safe and welcoming community.



I returned home to Michigan in early 2022, after deciding with Hannah that Kalamazoo Township is the ideal place to find community and grow a family.


I spent my first two years in Kalamazoo Township listening to fellow residents and community leaders. Folks from across the township, from Eastwood to Westwood, have shared brilliant ideas to grow Kalamazoo Township into an even better, more sustainable, and ever more inclusive place.


To bring those ideas to fruition, our local elected leaders must lead. A leader listens, and a leader creates opportunities for engagement. A leader is transparent. A leader does more than the bare minimum. It is time Kalamazoo Township had a leader in the supervisor's office that truly leads. I am running to bring that leadership.

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