Gerald Van Woerkom

Biographical Information

Born: April 3, 1947 in Grand Haven
Marital Status: Married
Children: Michael, Angela, Joel, Gregory and Matthew
Education: Master's degree in education from University of Michigan; bachelor's degree in History from Calvin College
Employment/Military Record: Worked as a teacher at Calvin Christian and Unity Christian High (1969-1985), administrator at Muskegon Christian Schools (1985-1997)
Community Activities: Active on Library of Michigan Board of Trustees, Muskegon County Local Emergency Planning Committee, Farm Bureau, Ducks Unlimited, NAACP, White Lake Public Advisory Committee, Various Watershed Projects

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: First elected to Senate in 2002; former member of House (1998-2002)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 34th District 2006
General Vote: 53,077 of 104,726 (50%)
Primary Vote: 12,822 of 12,822 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 34th District 2002
General Vote: 42,180 of 87,177 (48%)
Primary Vote: 14,289 of 14,289 (100%)

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