Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: September 15, 1954 in Tecumseh
Marital Status: Married 43 years
Spouse/Partner: Barbara DeBoer Fox
Children: Benjamin Fox; Elizabeth Little; Jessica Brooker; Samuel Fox
Education: Spring Arbor College; 1972 - 1976; Psychology; Philosophy/Religion; BA Calvin Theological Seminary; 1977 - 1982; Divinity; MA Western Michigan University; 1988 - 1991; Teaching Certificate; Counseling Psychology; MA Eastern Michigan University; 2006 - 2011; Education Leadership; Professional ABD
Employment/Military Record: Farming; Construction; Pastor; Missionary; School Teacher; Principal; Administrator; Director of Commission on Aging
Community Activities: Right to Life Church Leadership at various levels Rotary
Religion: Follower of Jesus; Ordained Christian Reformed Minister

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 101st District 2022
General Vote: 27,566 of 40,667 (67%)
Primary Vote: 5,012 of 15,053 (33%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC (primary); Michigan Freedom Network (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association (primary); National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan (primary); Right to Life of Michigan PAC; Patriot Approved

Political Activities: Director of Newaygo County Commission on Aging

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Peyton Wyatt, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Tricia McCallum, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4195
School Privacy
HB 4612
Lake Mitchell Sewer Authority
HB 4672
School Curriculum
HB 4712
HB 5539
State Management
HB 5540
Economic Development
HR 38
Date Designation
HR 74
Week Designation
HR 190
Date Designation
HR 214
Week Designation
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