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Jansen, Mark C. (R)State Senator District 28
Currently serving his first term as a Sen. Jansen served as a Kent County road commissioner and vice-president of the Cutlerville Christian School Board. Jansen was elected to the MI House of Representatives in November 1996 and was re-elected twice, serving through 2002. Jansen served all six years on the House Appropriations Committee. He also chaired the Family Independence Agency subcommittee, was vice-chair of the Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Natural Resources and Agriculture subcommittees and served on the Higher Education, Community Health and Transportation subcommittees. Before his tenure in the Michigan House, Jansen was elected as the Gaines Township Clerk from 1992-1996.
Jansen is the Director of Special Initiatives, Habitat for Humanity of Michigan & CEDAM and the Executive Director of Vision 2020 of Michigan.
Jansen attended Grand Valley State University and Calvin College.
Born September 13, 1959, Mark is married to LeAnne and they have four children: Sarah, 20, Bradley, 17, Anna, 14 and Nathan, 11. The family are members of Covenant Christian Reformed Church.
In 2003, Jansen began as director of special initiatives for Habitat for Humanity of Michigan. He leads a unique program called Vision 2020
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