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Frederick, Ben (R)

State Representative District 85
Office: S1189 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-0841
Email: BenFrederick@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 600 North Water, Owosso, MI 48867
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/central/frederick/
Seat Number: 30
Standing Committees: Health Policy(VC), Select Committee On Reducing Car Insurance Rates, Energy, Insurance
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Ben Frederick was elected to his first term as state representative in November 2016. Since 2007 Rep. Frederick served on the Owosso City Council and was the city’s youngest mayor, holding that office for seven years.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Prior to his election to the Legislature in 2016, Rep. Frederick served as a legislative staff member for 14 years in both the Michigan House and Senate, including time as chief of staff to former state Sen. Roger Kahn.

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

EDUCATION

He received a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Liberty University.

PERSONAL

He and his wife, Lydia, have two children and live in the City of Owosso.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Rep. Frederick is active in Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity, Welcome Home Veterans Inc., the Friends of the Shiawassee River, and the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce. He was named a Chamber Citizen of the Year in 2012 and a “Champion for Life” by The Pregnancy Resource Center of Shiawassee County in 2015.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Rachaell Hoekstra
rhoekstra@house.mi.gov

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