Gilda Z. Jacobs

Michigan State Senator, 14th District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Husband: John; 2 Children: Jessica, Rachel.

    Hometown
    Huntington Woods, MI

    Education
    MA, Behavioral Sciences/Education, University of Michigan, 1971
    BS, Education, University of Michigan, 1970.

    Professional
    Administrative Assistant, State Senator Doug Ross
    Development Director, JARC
    Special Education Teacher, Madison School District.

    Political
    Senator, Michigan State Senate, 2002-present
    Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1998-2002
    Commissioner, Oakland County, 1995-1998
    Mayor Pro Tempore, Huntington Woods, 1993-1994
    Huntington Woods City Commission, 1981-1994
    Assistant Minority Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives.

    Religion
    Jewish

    Congressional Membership
    Member, Governor’s Commission on Mental Health, present
    Chair, 12th Congressional District, Democratic Committee, 1999
    Former Vice-Chair, Oakland County Democratic Party
    Berkley Schools Strategic Plan Implementation Committee.

    Organizations
    Board member, Human Rights Activist, Anti-Defamation League
    Berkley High School Parent-Teacher Organization
    Fellow, Bowhay Institute for Legislative Development
    Huntington Woods Friends of the Library
    Huntington Woods Residents Association
    Member, Community Advisory Council, Junior League of Birmingham
    National Council of Jewish Women
    Board Member, Neighborhood Project
    Oakland County Center for Fair Housing Advisory Board
    Board Member, South Oakland National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Member, Board of Advisers, Triangle Foundation
    Board Member,Tri-Community Coalition
    Member, Board of Visitors Leadership Council for Endowments and Scholarships, Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University
    Board Member, Women’s Division of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.

Michigan
Last Update
10/23/2010
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