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Hildenbrand, Dave (R)

State Senator District 29
Office: S-324 Capitol Building
Term: Final
Phone: (517) 373-1801
Home Address: 2700 Timpson Avenue S.E., Lowell, MI 49331
Seat Number: 34
Standing Committees: Appropriations(C), Senate Fiscal Agency Governing Board
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


Before running for the Senate, Hildenbrand served as a state representative, chief of staff for Senator Bill Hardiman, deputy chief of staff for Lt. Governor Dick Posthumus and as an agriculture policy advisor for Governor John Engler.  Hildenbrand was selected Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2015-2016 session.  


Senator Hildenbrand's work experience spans several years with the Legislature.  He has served as a state representative, Chief of Staff to Senator Hardiman, a deputy Chief of Staff for former Lt. Governor Dick Posthumus as well as an agricultural policy advisor to former Governor John Engler.


Sen. Hildenbrand has a B.S. in Public Resource Management from Michigan State University.


An avid outdoorsman, Dave loves to hunt, fish, camp, and experience Michigan's beautiful natural resources. He and his wife, Sarah, have a one-year-old daughter, Jane.


Fred Schaible

Additional Information

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