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Brinks, Winnie (D)

State Senator District 29
Office: 6500 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1801
Email: swbrinks@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 2060 Osceola Drive SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Website: https://senatedems.com/brinks/contact/
Seat Number: 15
Standing Committees: Health Policy and Human Services(VC), Agriculture, Energy and Technology, Environmental Quality
Subcommittees: Community Health / Human Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Brinks won the 29th Senate district in 2018 after she secured 56.9 percent of the general election vote against fellow House member Rep. Chris AFENDOULIS

Brinks served three-terms in the Michigan House representing the state's 76th House District. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Brinks previously worked as the executive director of The One Way House, a nonprofit corrections agency. More recently, Brinks worked as a case worker at The Source in Grand Rapids.

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

EDUCATION

She is a graduate of Calvin College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish with a concentration in sociology.

PERSONAL

Sen. Brinks is married to Steve, the couple has three children. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Ramiro Galvin
Cell Phone: (734) 620-8306
Rgalvan@senate.michigan.gov

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