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Brinks, Winnie (D)

State Representative District 76
Office: N1095 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-0822
Email: WinnieBrinks@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 2060 Osceola Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Website: http://076.housedems.com/
Seat Number: 72

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

A first-time candidate, Brinks became the Democratic nominee for the 76th District seat after former Rep. Roy Schmidt switched parties to become a Republican in 2012. Brinks went on to easily defeat Schmidt in the general election. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Brinks previously worked as the executive director of The One Way House, a nonprofit corrections agency. More recently, Brinks worked as a case worker at The Source in Grand Rapids.

EDUCATION

She is a graduate of Calvin College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a concentration in sociology.

PERSONAL

Her husband's name is Steve. They have three children. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Ramiro Galvan
rgalvan@house.mi.gov

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