Emily Stivers

Biographical Information

Born: October 19, 1981 in Royal Oak
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Jason Hamblen
Children: AJ (6) and Andy (3)
Education: James Madison College, Michigan State University, 2000-2003, Bachelor of Arts, International Relations; specializations in Gender Studies and Economic Development. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 2006-2008. Master of Public Policy.
Employment/Military Record: Ingham County Commissioner, 2018 - present Michigan House Democratic Caucus Social Media Coordinator, September 2021 - February 2022 Michigan State University Standardized Patient (a medical student training program), 2019 - 2021 EduGuide Program Manager, 2013 - 2019 KO13 Consulting Project Manager, 2012 - 2013 Pace and Partners New Media and Public Relations Specialist (fellowship), 2011 - 2012 United Nations Foundation Web Producer, 2010 - 2011 ONE Campaign Online Campaign Coordinator, 2008 - 2010 Education for Peace in Iraq Center Research and Advocacy Fellow, 2007 - 2008; Blog and Social Media Consultant, 2011 - 2013 Michigan Credit Advocate (credit counseling services nonprofit) Director, 2005 - 2012 University of Michigan Nonprofit and Public Management Center Career Counselor, 2006 - 2008 Center for International Policy Director of Operations, 2004 - 2005 Management Options, Inc. and JBC International Office Manager, 2003 - 2004 Mona Shores High School Assistant Debate Coach, 2001 - 2003 Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers' Workshop Assistant, 2001 - 2003 Lenscrafters Optometric Assistant, 2003 Office of U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi Intern, 2000 - 2001 Ginger Group Spa Front Desk Coordinator, 1999 - 2003 (intermittently, on breaks from school)
Community Activities: Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties (Board Secretary) Ingham County Parks and Recreation Commission (Commissioner) Ingham County Women's Commission American Legion Auxiliary (father is a Vietnam Vet) Okemos High School Debate (assistant coach; not currently active) Michigan Interscholastic Forensics Association (judge; not currently active) Habitat for Humanity (volunteer) Haven House (volunteer, fundraiser)
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Other Offices: Meridian Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 2016-17 Meridian Township Planning Commission, 2017-18 Ingham County Commissioner, 2018-present

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House75th District 2022
Primary Vote: 5,093 of 12,928 (39%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates,

Political Activities: Interned with Rep. Nancy Pelosi, 2000 Volunteered for Whitmer, Byrum, and Gore campaigns, 2000 Volunteered for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, various candidates, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016 Volunteered for State Rep. Julie Brixie, 2018 Volunteered and helped manage campaigns for Meridian Township Clerk Deb Guthrie and Meridian Township Trustee Courtney Wisinski, 2020

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