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Theis, Lana (R)

State Senator District 22
Office: 7400 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-2420
Email: senltheis@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: PO Box 461, Brighton, MI 48116
Website: https://www.senatorlanatheis.com
Seat Number: 20
Standing Committees: Education and Career Readiness(C), Insurance and Banking(C), Advice and Consent(VC), Regulatory Reform(VC), Health Policy and Human Services, Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, Oversight
Subcommittees: K-12 and Michigan Department of Education
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Theis was elected in the 22nd Senate district in 2018 when she secured 55.97 percent of the general election vote against Democrat Adam DREHER

Theis had defeated Republican Joseph Converse MARINARO in the GOP August Prmary with 74.8 percent of the vote. 

Sen. Theis served two terms representing the 42nd House District.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Prior to her election the House, Rep. Theis was the Brighton Township Treasurer.  She also served on the Brighton Area Fire Authority and the Livingston County Republican Party.  

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

EDUCATION

Sen. Theis attended California State University Fullerton where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in chemistry.

PERSONAL

Sen. Theis and her husband Sam have two children, Jacob and Gabrielle.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Meghan Reckling
Cell Phone: (517) 672-6823
MReckling@senate.michigan.gov

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