Patricia L. Birkholz

Michigan State Senator, 24th District, Republican  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    3 Children: Brent, Eric, Jason.

    Hometown
    Saugatuck Township, MI

    Education
    MPA Candidate, Western Michigan University
    BS, Western Michigan University.

    Professional
    Treasurer, Allegan County, 1992-1996
    Former District Staff Assistant, United States Representative Fred Upton, 1990-1992
    Treasurer, Saugatuck Township, 1982-1992
    Ottawa County Head Start, Child Development Services
    Teacher, Saugatuck-Douglas Public Schools.

    Political
    President Pro Tempore, Michigan State Senate, present
    Senator, Michigan State Senate, 2002-present
    Representative, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1996-2002
    Assistant Republican Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives, 1997
    Trustee, Saugatuck Township, 1980-1982.

    Religion
    Congregationalist

    Congressional Membership
    Founder/Chair, Great Lakes Legislative Caucus, present
    Michigan Representative, Great Lakes Commission, present
    Chair, Midwest Legislative Council, 2007-present
    Chair, Michigan State Parks Advisory Board, 1996
    Member, Michigan State Parks Advisory Board, 1989
    Saugatuck Township Park and Recreation Commission, 1972-1980.

    Organizations
    President, Allegan Rotary, 1991-1996
    Member, First Congregational Church, Saugatuck
    Member, Foundation for Michigan State Parks.


Michigan
Last Update
10/23/2010
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