Sen. Rosemary Bayer

(D-Keego Harbor)
6 Years
Senate District 13
3100 BOB
Official Website

Biographical Information

Born: January 2, 1959 in Royal Oak
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: John Lisiecki
Children: Erin Mack
Education: Lawrence Technological University, School of Management, 2002-2003. Graduated with an MBA (Career Integrated, CIMBA) with Distinction in 2003 Central Michigan University, 1981-1983, Computer Science. Graduated with a BS in Computer Science with Math and Chemistry minors, degree in 1984
Employment/Military Record: ardentCause, 2009-present, Co-founder, CEO, Chief Inspiration Officer. ardentCause serves the nonprofit sector with affordable, state of the art data products and services. Through innovative products and business practices that demonstrate outcomes achieved and enable large scale collaborations, she and her team are improving the health of the community overall and creating lasting social impact
Community Activities: Rosemary co-founded the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT) in 2001, a nonprofit that provides STEM programming and support for girls and women around Michigan, using educational programs, scholarships, summer camps and after-school clubs.

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 13th District 2022
General Vote: 78,098 of 136,611 (57%)
Primary Vote: 34,304 of 34,304 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Michigan Senate 12th District 2018
General Vote: 59,302 of 120,069 (49%)
Primary Vote: 27,744 of 27,744 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Association for Justice, Sierra Club, Michigan Democratic Party Progressive Caucus, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Political Activities: Successful run for State Senate in 2018. Canvassed for Hillary Clinton. Volunteered for Jimmy Carter and Mondale/Ferraro.

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Chloe Grabowski, Chief of Staff
Spencer Bussineau, Legislative Director
Natalia Emerson, Legislative Assistant
Lauren Staton, Constituent Relations Assistant

Sponsored Legislation
SB 25
Public Utilities
SB 37
SB 79
SB 186
2023-2024 MDE Appropriations
SB 206
Housing Discrimination
SB 213
Child Marriage
SB 276
Electric Utilities
SB 324
Criminal Procedure
SB 350
Financial Aid
SB 363
Electric Utilities
SB 393
Environmental Science Advisory Board
SB 394
Environmental Permit Review Commission
SB 462
Public Employees
SB 515
SB 543
SB 550
Water Utilities
SB 558
Solar Generators
SB 592
Civil Actions
SB 659
Data Privacy
SB 660
SB 661
SB 662
Inland Lakes
SB 735
SB 743
School Libraries
SB 769
Department of Education Appropriations
SB 794
Open Meetings
SB 801
SB 858
Firearms In State Office Buildings
SR 13
Month Designation
SR 46
Month Designation
SR 73
Month Designation
SR 120
Month Designation
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