Subscribers
MIRS - Michigan's Independent Source of News & Information
Breaking News!

Cast 100% Of All Eligible Roll Call
Votes This Session
(574 out of 575)

Sheppard, Jason (R)

State Representative District 56
Office: 372 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-2617
Email: JasonSheppard@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Temperance, MI
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/southeast/sheppard/
Seat Number: 11
Standing Committees: Government Operations(C), Elections & Ethics(VC), Transportation, Appropriations, Financial Services
Subcommittees: Joint Capital Outlay
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Sheppard was first elected to the Michigan House in 2014 when he defeated one other Republican in the August primary.  In the November 2018 general election, he defeated Democrat Tom REDMOND 50 to 47 percent.  

WORK EXPERIENCE

Rep. Sheppard is a commercial real estate agent with Signature & Associates and runs a small business that he founded 17 years ago.  

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

EDUCATION

Rep. Sheppard graduated from Whiteford Public High School and attended Michigan State University and the Unversity of Toledo.  

PERSONAL

Rep. Sheppard and his wife of 12 years, Melissa, live in Temperance.  

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Prior to being elected, Rep. Sheppard served two terms on the Monroe County Commission where he was a member of the Finance Committee, 9-11-Board, Streamlining Development Committee and Economic Development Committee.  

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Jacob Mclaughlin
jmclaughlin@house.mi.gov

Additional Information


Resolution Defends Work Requirements For Medicaid Benefits (03-12-2020)

Regional Transit Proposal Crashes, Burns In The House (03-03-2020)

Farrington's Transit Bill Sent Express To The House Floor (02-27-2020)

Speaker Quickly On Board With New Regional Transit Plan (02-25-2020)

Sheppard: We Could Lose One or Two Seats (02-07-2020)

MDOT, State Treasurer Defend Gov's Road Bond Sale (02-04-2020)

Afendoulis Resolution Urges Peters, Stabenow To Vote No On Trump's Removal (01-24-2020)

Chatfield Glad Gov 'Finally Realizes' Gas Tax Hike Proposal Was 'Extreme, Out Of Touch' (01-22-2020)

License Plate Transfers Would Be Flat $15 Fee Under Bill (01-14-2020)

Dems Sponsored Nearly 30% Of PAs In '19 (01-02-2020)

Johnson Most Conservative Of 2019, Garrett Most Progressive/Liberal (12-30-2019)

Victory Racks Up Most Conservative Voting Record; Geiss Most Progressive (12-20-2019)

Transit Plan Blows A Flat On House Floor (12-12-2019)

House Hangs Up Cell Phone Use For 16, 17 Year Olds (12-11-2019)

Switch Deal Overcomes Resistance To Pass In House (12-11-2019)

Switch Deal Overcomes Resistance To Pass In House (12-11-2019)

15 CEOs, Corporate Presidents, Chairs Support Regional Transit (12-09-2019)

Bonding Authority Added To Regional Transit Bill (12-03-2019)

Supremes Agree To Hear Short-Term Rental Case (12-02-2019)

Bill Would Clear The Way For Another Transit Tax Ballot Attempt (11-18-2019)

He'd Be The Youngest State Rep In Michigan History If Elected (10-18-2019)

County Road Officials Want To Do More Work In-House (10-09-2019)

Changes To Payday Lending Floated To Committee (10-02-2019)

Nugent Shreds Baiting Ban For Paneled Audience (09-17-2019)

Senate Passes Tenneco Tax Credit Transfer Bills (09-17-2019)

Republican Plan To Put $500M More Toward Roads (09-12-2019)

Gov-Signed Bills Allow Opioid Antagonists Into Public Officials' Hands (06-26-2019)

Dem Senator Wants Campaign Contribution Limit Halved (06-24-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (05-29-2019)

Bits And Tidbits (05-29-2019)

Inman Pleads Not Guilty To Three Federal Charges (05-28-2019)

Court Rules Township Can Ban Short-Term Rentals (05-22-2019)

House Republicans Kick Inman Out Of Caucus (05-21-2019)

Progress Made On No-Fault Discussions Amid Gilbert Initiative Pledge (05-20-2019)

Who Are The 12 Lawmakers Mentioned In Rep. Inman's Texts? (05-20-2019)

Whitmer Opens Door To PIP Choice; Lawmakers Halt Plans To Move Bills (05-16-2019)

Gov's Other No-Fault Challenge (05-14-2019)

No Fault Protectors Pivot To Health Insurance Argument (05-13-2019)

Narcan-For-Librarians Bill Expanded In Senate Committee (05-10-2019)

Narcan-For-Librarians Bill Expanded In Senate Committee (05-10-2019)

Narcan-For-Librarians Bill Expanded In Senate Committee (05-10-2019)

Narcan-For-Librarians Bill Expanded In Senate Committee (05-10-2019)

House Passes Insurance Reform With Mandated Rate Rollbacks (05-09-2019)

Transportation Transmits Cellphone Bills To House Ways And Means (05-01-2019)

Realtors, Municipals Go Toe-to-Toe Over AirBNB Rental Zoning (05-01-2019)

Bills Banning Cell Phone Use While Driving On The Fast Track (04-30-2019)

Bill Forcing Unlicensed Pot Shop Shutdown Up In Gov Ops Wednesday (04-09-2019)