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Peterson, Ronnie (D)State Representative District 54
Rep. Ronnie Peterson was elected as state representative in November 2016. Prior to his state office he was elected to the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners, District 6, in 2001 and served for 15 years. He has also served on the Ypsilanti City Council.
He served on the boards of the Washtenaw Development Council, Vantage Point Detroit Regional Aerotropolis, Wayne County Airport Joint Airport Zoning Board, Washtenaw Private Industry Council, and the Workforce Development Board.
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He graduated from the University of Michigan and Central Michigan University.
Rep. Peterson served as a county juvenile caseworker, president of the AFSCME Local 1583, and political director for AFSCME Council 25.
Previously he was president of the Ypsilanti Breakfast Optimist Club, and vice president and treasurer of the Ypsilanti Area Jaycees. As a volunteer, he supported and served on the boards of the Washtenaw County United Way, Advisory Council for Foster Grandparents Program, the Policy Council for Washtenaw Head Start, the Corner Health Center, the Full Circle Community Center and the Washtenaw County Council for Children.
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