The Capitol Caucus
Following is a list of state elected officials representing MSU in the mid-Michigan area.
Senator Judy Emmons (R) District 33
The senator serves more than 250,000 constituents in the 33rd Senate District which includes four counties: Clinton, Ionia, Isabella, and Montcalm. The 33rd District is the fifth largest district in landmass out of 38 Senate districts in Michigan. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Families, Seniors, and Human Services(C), Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security (VC), Elections and Government Reform
Senator Curtis Hertel Jr. (D), District 23
Curtis Hertel Jr. has served as Ingham County Register of Deeds since 2009. Previously, he served as an Ingham County Commissioner from 2001-2008. He represents the residents of parts of Ingham county. Hertel holds a BA from Michigan State University James Madison College. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Appropriations, Banking and Financial Institutions (MVC), Commerce, Committee on Administrative Rules, Health Policy (MVC), Regulatory Reforms Subcommittees: Community Health (MVC), Higher Education, Capital Outlay
Senator Joe Hune (R) District 22
State Sen. Joe Hune was elected to serve the 22nd Senate District in 2010. He represents the residents of Shiawassee, Livingston and parts of Ingham county. Senator Hune attended Michigan State University and earned a B.S. degree in financial planning from Cleary University. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Agriculture (C), Insurance (C), Energy and Technology, Health Policy (VC), Regulatory Reform
Senator Rick Jones (R) District 24
State Senator Rick Jones was elected to the Michigan Senate in 2010 to represent the residents of Allegan, Eaton and Barry counties in the 24th District. Jones began service in the Legislature after being elected in 2004 to the Michigan House of Representatives representing residents of Eaton County in the 71st District.
Jones received a Bachelor’s Degree from Michigan State University and Executive Leadership Training from Central Michigan University. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Judiciary(C), Regulatory Reform (VC), Insurance, Health Policy, and Families, Seniors, and Human Services
Michigan House of Representative Members
Representative Tom Cochran (D) District 67
State Representative Tom Cochran was elected in 2012 and represents Michigan’s 67th House District, which includes the cities of Mason, Stockbridge, Leslie, Webberville, Williamston and south Lansing. He has an associate's degree in fire science from Lansing Community College and a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Insurance (VC) Transportation, Health Policy
Representative Tom Leonard (R) District 93
State Representative Tom Leonard was first elected in 2012 and represents Michigan’s 93rd House District, which encompasses Clinton County and portions of Gratiot County including the city of Ithaca and the townships of Sumner, Arcada, New Haven, North Shade, Newark, Fulton, Washington, North Star, Elba, Hamilton, Lafayette and Wheeler. Leonard graduated with a bachelor’s degree in History and Spanish from the University of Michigan and then went on to earn his law degree at Michigan State University. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Insurance (C)
Representative Brett Roberts (R) District 65
State Rep. Brett Roberts was elected in 2014. He represents the 65th District, which includes Springport, Tompkins, Rives, Blackman, Henrietta, Leoni, Waterloo, Grass Lake, Norvell, Columbia and Liberty townships in Jackson County. The district also includes Cambridge Township in Lenawee County and the City of Eaton Rapids along with Hamlin, Eaton and Brookfield townships in Eaton County. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Regulatory Reform (VC), Agriculture, Work Force and Talent Development, Energy
Representative Andy Schor (D) District 68
State Representative Andy Schor was elected in 2012 and represents Michigan’s 68th House District, which includes the city of Lansing, as well as parts of Ingham County and Lansing Township. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Commerce (VC), Education, Regulatory Reform
Representative Sam Singh (D) District 69
State Representative Sam Singh was elected in 2012 and represents Michigan’s 69th House District, which includes East Lansing, Haslett, Okemos, Williamstown Township, and Locke Township. He has a bachelor's degree in history from Michigan State University. Learn more.
Standing Committees: Appropriations, Government Operations