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John J. Walsh
Wife: Janice; 2 Children: Shelby, Jack
JD, Wayne State University Law School, 1987
BA, Michigan State University, 1984
Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 2008-2014
Speaker Pro Tempore, Michigan State House of Representatives, 2011-2014
Member, Livonia City Council, 1998-2001
Vice President, Livonia City Council, 1998-1999
Member, American Planning Association, Michigan Chapter, 2006-present
Member, Finance Committee, Livonia City Council
Member, Insurance and Budget Committee, Livonia City Council
Chair, Legislative Committee, Livonia City Council
Member, Schools Liaison Committee, Livonia City Council
Chair, Livonia Planning Commission, 2001-2008
Member, Mayor's Task Force on Economic Development, 2004-2007
Director, Livonia Economic Development Partnership, 1996-2003
Part-Time Instructor, Political Science, Schoolcraft College, 2006-present
Executive Director, Schoolcraft College, 2001-2009
Founder/Principal, Raymond, Walsh & Enwright, Farmington Hills, 1997-2001
Partner, Lewis & Munday, Detroit, 1991-1997
Associate, Evans & Luptak, Detroit, 1989-1991
Counsel, Unisys Corporation, Detroit, 1987-1989
Law Clerk, Unisys Corporation, Detroit, 1986-1987
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Michigan Bar Association, 1987-present
Member, 11th Congressional District Republican Committee
Member, Development Authority, Schoolcraft College
Former Member, Jaycees, Livonia
Council Liaison, Livonia Economic Development Partnership
Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)
Member, Plymouth Chamber of Commerce
Member, Right to Life, Michigan
Member, State Committee, Michigan Republican Party
Member, St. Michael Church, Livonia
Chair, Board of Directors, Livonia Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998, 2002-2003
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Schoolcraft College, 1992-1997
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