Michael Sak

Biographical Information

Born: October 20, 1959 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Single
Education: Master's degree in education from Grand Valley State University; bachelor's degree from Utah State University; associates degree from Grand Rapids Junior College; graduated from Grand Rapids Union High
Employment/Military Record: Former teacher and administrator at public and Catholic School, vice principal and Grand Rapids Academy
Community Activities: founder of Reps Read Across Michigan, Right to Life of Grand Rapids, Sacred Heart parishioner and Usher's Club member,Catholic Social Services board of directors, Special Olympics coach, Polish Heritage Society of Grand Rapids trustee, Dozynki Harvest Festival volunteer, Celebration on the Grand volunteer, John Ball Park Community Association, West Side Connection Association, Festival Youth Art chair, International Tree Planting Corp., United Way Counselor, Where I Caught the Big One fishing contest founder, Fitness West Michigan chair
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2008)
House (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2008)
Other Offices: Re-elected to state House in 2006 (Primary Election results, General Election results); first elected to state House in 2002 and re-elected in 2004 (Primary Election results, General Election results), Kent County Board of Commissioners (1986-2002)
Campaign Finance Reports

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 76th District 2006
General Vote: 17,823 of 24,482 (72%)
Primary Vote: 3,473 of 3,473 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 76th District 2004
General Vote: 21,091 of 31,282 (67%)
Primary Vote: 4,617 of 4,617 (100%)

Michigan House 76th District 2002
General Vote: 11,770 of 19,391 (60%)
Primary Vote: 4,271 of 5,020 (85%)

Political Activities: Governor James J. Blanchard's appointment to America's Council of Young Political Officers, Kent Intermediate School District Senate Youth Scholarship Committee, Kent County's Building, Parks and Transportation Committee, City County Committee, Grand Rapids Area Transit Authority Executive Board, Kent County Board of Public Health, Kent County Finance and Physical Resource Committee, Kent County Legislative and Human Resources Committee, Kent County Board of Public Works, Michigan Association for Local Public Health, Michigan Association of County Officials, National Association of County Officials, Kent County Democratic Women's Committee, Kent County Democratic executive committee, 3rd and 5th District Democratic executive committee, precinct delegate

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