Rep. Veronica Paiz

(D-Harper Woods)
1 Terms
House District 11
690 HOB
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Current Candidate Information

Michigan House 11th District
Macomb (part), Wayne (part)

Committee to Elect Veronica Paiz
D-Harper Woods
20052 Hunt Club Dr., Harper Woods, MI 48225
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan (general); Michigan Education Association PAC (general); Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Voters Not Politicians (general)

Primary Vote: 1,844 of 9,751 (18%)
General Vote: 23,656 of 35,538 (66%)

Biographical Information

Born: September 23, 1957 in San Antonio, TX
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Alex Rogowski
Education: Wayne State University, 1975 - 1980, BFA (photography) New York University, 1989 - 1992, MA (studio arts) Smithsonian Institution, 2006 (Latino Museum Studies Program)
Employment/Military Record: Casa de Unidad, Director, 2004 - 2007 Focus: HOPE, 2002 - 2004 Detroit Public TV, 1999 - 2002
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):

Other Offices: Harper Woods City Council member, 2015 - Present (member of the Ordinance Committee, Charter Review Committee, Beautification Commission; prior to Council, I served on the Library Board and Parks and Rec Board) I am a member of the Michigan Municipal League legislative committees for Elections and for Municipal Services, and I am an Elected Officials Academy Board member. I am a Harper Woods alternate voting delegate for SEMCOG (Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments)
Political Activities: MDP Hispanic Latino Caucus, Executive Board Member, 2019 - Present; Grosse Pointe Democratic Club, former Executive Board Member; Precinct Delegate, 2012 - Present.
Community Activities: Harper Woods K9 Program fundraising committee; Harper Woods Helping Hands food bank, 2019 - Present; Focus: HOPE volunteer 2007 - 2017; Harper Woods Neighborhood Economic Development Coalition (NEDC). New Detroit, Inc., Cultural Exchange Network, former member.

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Christopher Wardell, Legislative Aide/Policy Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4033
Special Election
HB 4067
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