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Bayer, Rosemary (D)

State Senator District 12
Office: 3600 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-2417
Email: senrbayer@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: PO Box 215106, Auburn Hills, MI 48321
Website: https://senatedems.com/bayer/
Seat Number: 1
Standing Committees: Environmental Quality(VC), Appropriations
Subcommittees: K-12 and Michigan Department of Education, Natural Resources and Environmental Quality, Transportation
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Bayer was elected to the Michigan Senate's 12th District in 2018.  She won 100 percent of the Democratic primary after two other candidates withdrew from the race.

In the November general election, she defeated former Rep. Mike MCREADY after she secured 49.39 percent of the vote to McReady's 48.61 percent. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

In 2009 she co-founded ardentCaus L3C, an information technology company.  It serves the nonprofit sector with affordable, state of the art data products and services.  The company seeks to help raise the effectiveness of nonprofits in the health care and social services field. 

To read MIRS biography of Sen. Bayer, click here.

EDUCATION

Sen. Bayer holds a B.S. in computer science and mathematics from Central Michigan University and an M.B.A., with distinction, from Lawrence Technological University. 

Sen. Bayer also serves on the board of NonProfit Enterprise At Work (NEW) in Ann Arbor. 

PERSONAL

Sen. Bayer and her husband John have lived in the 12th Senate District over the course of their 30-year marriage, first in Orion and Addison Township, now in Beverly Hills. 

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

Sen. Bayer is co-founder and past executive director of the Council of Women in Technology Foundation (MCWTF). The foundation provides STEM programming and support for girls and women around Michigan through educational programs, scholarships, summer camps and after-school clubs. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Katie Reiter
Cell Phone: 517-373-5217
KReiter@senate.michigan.gov

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