Born: October 9, 1984 in Livonia
Marital Status: Married
Education: Madonna University (2002-2007): Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education Teaching Certificate Madonna University (2016-Present) : Master of Business Administration (expected graduation 2019)
Employment/Military Record: Dan Centers has dedicated his career to serving his community and the institutions that granted him success. After graduating from Madonna University, Dan worked as an elementary school teacher, and as an executive with Boy Scouts of America. He currently works as a development officer, working to make higher education more accessible and affordable for students.
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 19th District 2018
Primary Vote: 5,152 of 11,376 (45%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, UAW, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan
Other Offices: Dan Centers has twice been elected by his neighbors to serve on the Livonia School Board. During his tenure, he led bond renovations that revitalized district buildings, helped balance the budget, and created new student focused programs. As a school board member, Dan earned his Certified Board Member status and was recognized with the Award of Merit from the Michigan Association of School Boards in 2017.
Community Activities: Dan Centers is actively involved with the Livonia Jaycees, West Oaks Civitan, several Livonia PTA groups, Boy Scouts of America, and formerly the Livonia Art Commission. For his work in the community, Dan was named Outstanding Young Michigander by the Michigan Jaycee Foundation in 2014.
Religion: Roman Catholic