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Peterson, Ronnie (D)

State Representative District 54
Office: S988 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-1771
Email: RonniePeterson@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 6060 Vista Dr., Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Website: http://housedems.com/state-rep-ronnie-peterson
Seat Number: 108
Standing Committees: Appropriations
Subcommittees: Licensing & Regulatory Affairs/Insurance & Financial Services(VC), Transportation(VC), Military & Veterans Affairs & State Police
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

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.

WORK EXPERIENCE

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.

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

EDUCATION

He graduated from the University of Michigan and Central Michigan University.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

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.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Joe Taylor
jtaylor@house.mi.gov

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