Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: July 11, 1970 in Portland
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Joseph Rivet
Children: Elijah, Laken, Ella, Madison, Grant, Courtney
Education: Michigan State University, BA History (1988-92) University of Michigan Flint, MPA Educational Administration (2008-10)
Employment/Military Record: CEO Greater Midland Community Centers Vice President, Michigan Future Vice President, The Skillman Foundation Chief of Staff, Michigan Department of Education Senior Policy Advisor/Federal Legislative Liaison, Michigan Department of Human Services Executive Director, Michigan Head Start Association
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2026)
Other Offices: Former Bay City Commissioner

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 35th District 2022
General Vote: 62,105 of 116,351 (53%)
Primary Vote: 22,585 of 22,585 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Elizabeth Trombley, Chief of Staff
Kevin Hayes, Director of District and Constituent Services
Stephen Prince, Legislative Director
Carol Sullivan, Director of Communications
Shannon Thelen, Scheduler/Officer Manager

Sponsored Legislation
SB 3
Income Tax Credit
SB 72
Criminal Procedure
SB 80
SB 130
Brownfield Redevelopment
SB 144
Income Tax Credit
SB 166
Police Retirement System
SB 193
2023-24 Capital Outlay
SB 277
Solar Operations
SB 293
SB 303
Clean Energy
SB 317
State Management
SB 396
Teachers and Administrators
SB 422
Juvenile Justice Services
SB 466
SB 482
Medical Waste
SB 485
Medical Services
SB 504
Electric Utilities
SB 535
School Attendance
SB 744
Probationary Periods
SB 745
Capital Outlay Approprations
SB 836
Child Care
SB 838
Income Tax Credit
SB 839
Child Care
SR 43
Week Designation
SR 45
Month Designation
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