Sen. Sue Shink

(D-Northfield Township)
1 Terms
Senate District 14
4200 BOB
517-373-2426

sensshink@senate.michigan.gov
Official Website

Biographical Information

Born: October 5, 1967 in Dearborn
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Tom Hatch
Children: Emily Hatch, Naomi Hatch, Mary Margaret Hatch
Education: University of Michigan LSA 1985-1989 BA Political Science, University of Michigan Law School 1989-1992 JD, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment (Now SEAS) 1990-1995, MS Resource Policy and Analysis.
Employment/Military Record: Washtenaw County Commissioner, 2019 -- Present; Chair, Board of Commissioners, 2021-2022; Chair, Working Session, 2019-2020 BOC liaison to, and active participant in, the following Boards and Committees: SEMCOG Executive Committee; Vice Chair, SEMCOG Transportation Coordinating Committee o Washtenaw County Brownfield Authority o Agricultural Lands Preservation Advisory Committee, Chair 2014-2021, Founding member since 2007 o Coalition for the Remediation of Dioxane (CARD) o Environmental Council (Climate Action Planning) o Vice Chair, Michigan Works! Southeast o Ann Arbor SPARK! o Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) Environmental and Agricultural Committees o Washtenaw County Road Commission o Washtenaw Policy Food Council (2019-2020); MSU Extension (2019-2020); Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission; Violence Prevention Ad Hoc Committee; Washtenaw Urban County (2021-present) Farmer, North Wind Farm, 2003-present; Entrepreneur: Sustainably raised livestock, created value-added products, sold online and at farmer's market. Northfield Township Trustee, 2004-2008; Board liaison to and active participant in Zoning Board of Appeals; Recreation Committee; Davidson, Staiger and Hill, PC, Port Huron, MI, Attorney, 1996-1997;31st Circuit Court, Port Huron, MI, Attorney, 1995-1996;Leonard Jaques Admiralty Law Firm, Detroit, MI, Attorney, 1995
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):

Other Offices: Washtenaw County Commissioner, District 2, 2019-present; Northfield Township Trustee 2004-2008.
Political Activities: Washtenaw County Democratic Party, Executive Board, 2019-present
Community Activities: Ann Arbor Rotary International, 2022; Workgroup Participant and Scribe, Michigan Council on Climate Solutions, 2021; Climate Reality Leadership Corps, August 2020-present; Pilar's Foundation, Board Member, 2019-present; Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, Volunteer Attorney, 2017-2020; Northfield Township Land Preservation Committee, 2017-present; Huron River Watershed Council, Board Member, 2005-2015; Northfield Township Historical, Society Board Member, 2010-present; Binational Public Advisory Committee, St. Clair River Remedial Action Plan, 1995-1998; Grosse Pointe League of Women Voters, 1991-2001
Religion: Non-practicing Catholic

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