Biographical Information

Born: October 15, 1950 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Sheila
Children: Carol Leninger, Wendy Bezotte, Kelly Sanborn
Education: Walled lake central H.S 1969 Lansing C.C Assoc 1884 Washtenaw C.C Police Academy 1974 School of Staff and Command Eastern university 2001 F.B.I National Academy # 208 2002
Employment/Military Record: Army 1970 - 1971 Vietnam; Livingston County Sheriffs 1973-1987; 1997-2016 Domino's Pizza; Director of Security 1987-1997
Community Activities: Big Brother Big Sister United Way American Red Cross Salvation Army Howell Rotary
Religion: Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Livingston County Sheriffs elected 2004-2008-2012 Livingston County commissioner 2016 and 2018 State Representative district 47 2020

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House50th District 2022
General Vote: 31,768 of 47,535 (66%)
Primary Vote: 13,688 of 13,688 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC; Great Lakes Education Project; Michigan Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan Freedom Network; Michigan Manufacturers Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Retailers Association; National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan; Right to Life of Michigan PAC; Small Business Association of Michigan; Patriot Approved

Michigan House47th District 2020
General Vote: 40,449 of 58,856 (68%)
Primary Vote: 9,587 of 17,878 (53%)

Political Activities: Chair - Public Safety Subcommittee (Livingston County Commissioner) Livingston County Republican Party - active since 1984; Precinct Delegate - Livingston County Republicans

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Angela DeMass, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services
John Gormley, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4047
Date Designation
HB 4072
Funeral Processions
HB 4073
Public Service Employment
HB 4439
Compulsory Arbitration
HB 4737
Opioid Antagonists
HR 9
Date Designation
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