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Wentworth, Jason (R)

State Representative District 97
Office: 251 CB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-8962
Email: JasonWentworth@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 6070 Grand Road, Farwell, MI 48622
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/northernmi/wentworth/
Seat Number: 5

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Jason Wentworth was elected to his first term as state representative in November 2016.

WORK EXPERIENCE

After high school, Rep. Wentworth joined the U.S. Army and spent five years as a military police officer and completed a tour in South Korea. After his military service, Wentworth worked in law enforcement in both the private and public sector. Currently he is the East Central Michigan Regional Coordinator for the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

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

EDUCATION

Wentworth graduated from Farwell High School and earned his bachelor’s degree in Public Safety from St. Petersburg College in Florida and his master’s degree in Leadership from Central Michigan University.

PERSONAL

He and his wife have three daughters.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Becky Burtka

Additional Information


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