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Lyons, Lisa Posthumus (R)

State Representative District 86
Office: N 1190 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-0846
Home Address: 7815 Alden Nash, Alto, MI 49302
Seat Number: 24

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


First elected to the House in 2010, Rep. Lyons is the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Dick Posthumus who is currently serving as legislative liaison for Gov. Rick Snyder. Lyons won re-election in 2014, 66 to 34 percent. She initially won her seat by defeating another current House member, Rep. Rob VerHeulen, in the Republican primary.


Rep. Posthumus Lyons most recently served as the Director of Public Policy & Community Outreach for the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors and the Commercial Alliance of Realtors. Also, she was Secretary of the Bowne Township Planning Commission.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Lyons, click here.


Rep. Lyons has a B.A. from Michigan State University.


A mother of five, she has served on the Board of Directors for Alpha Women's Center in Grand Rapids, a crisis pregnancy counseling center whose mission is to show compassion and love to families facing unplanned pregnancy and to seek mercy for the unborn. She also serves as a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 305.


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