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VanderWall, Curtis (R)

State Senator District 35
Office: 4500 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1725
Email: SenCVanderWall@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 4906 Rasmussen Road, Ludington, MI 49431
Website: https://www.senatorcurtvanderwall.com
Seat Number: 21
Standing Committees: Health Policy and Human Services(C), Economic and Small Business Development(VC), Judiciary and Public Safety(VC), Elections, Environmental Quality, Finance, Regulatory Reform
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. VanderWall was elected to the Senate in 2018 when he secured 63.17 percent of the general election vote against Democrat Mike TAILLARD

VanderWall won the GOP primary that year by defeating two other former members of the House after he secured 48.95 percent of the primary vote.

VanderWall was elected to two terms in the Michigan House representing the 101st House District. Prior to his state election he served as commissioner and chairman for the Mason County Board of Commissioners.

WORK EXPERIENCE

VanderWall is the owner of Turf Care Mole Man of Ludington. Before that, he worked with Eberhard foods and Prevo’s Family Market for most of his adult life.

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

EDUCATION

Sen. VanderWall completed courses at Grand Rapids Junior College for two years before moving on to the workforce.

PERSONAL

He and his wife, Diane, have three children.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

He served on the board of Old Kent Bank,  the Mason County Growth Alliance Board, Northern Michigan Counties Association, and the Mason County Housing Board. He has also served on the Western Michigan Fair Association for six years, was District Chair for MSU Extension, served on boards for the United Way of Mason County, and is currently chair of the Women’s Jericho House Board.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Patrick Tiedt
Cell Phone: 231-878-3052
ptiedt@senate.michigan.gov

Additional Information


Bills Relieve Restaurants, Bars, Food Establishments Of '21 Renewal Fees (04-13-2021)

Bill Expands Those Considered Mental Health Pros – And Who Can Restrain Patients (03-29-2021)

VanderWall Pledges To Take Serious Look At House Bills (03-25-2021)

A Look At All 39 GOP Voter Bills; Decried By Dem As 'Lipstick On Jim Crow' (03-24-2021)

AG Says No To GOP Request For Nursing Home Investigation (03-15-2021)

Nonprofit Wants DHHS To Stop Disseminating 'False' Info About COVID-19 Vaccine (03-11-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (03-11-2021)

Nesbitt Emerging In Senate R Leadership (03-04-2021)

'Tampon Tax' Repeal Makes Return Visit; Other Bills Of Interest (02-19-2021)

Bits And Tidbits (02-17-2021)

Weiser, Maddock & Allies Sweep MIGOP Convention (02-08-2021)

Purple Paint Would Be New Trespassing Warning Under Vanderwall Bill (02-05-2021)

EGLE Approves Permits For Line 5 Tunnel; MPSC & Fed Approval Still Pending (01-29-2021)

Lower Prescription Drug Costs Emerges As Theme (01-27-2021)

Detroit Chamber PAC Reassessing Candidates Who Challenged Election Results (01-21-2021)

Yoga Classes, Other Non-Contact Indoor Fitness Group Activities Now Allowed (01-13-2021)

Victory To Chair Senate Judiciary; Bumstead To Co-Chair JCAR (01-13-2021)

SB 1 Gives Legislature Power To Extend DHHS Emergency Orders After 28 Days (01-13-2021)

Gordon to VanderWall: Well, I'm Already Gone (01-06-2021)

16 Bills Fall To Pocket Vetoes As Time Runs Out (01-05-2021)

Governor Vetoes 13 Bills, Signs 21 Into Law (12-30-2020)

Stamas Named MIRS Senator of the Year (12-28-2020)

Chang Most Progressive, Runestad Most Conservative In 2020 (12-23-2020)

Bill Would Stop Orders From Reanimating '28 Days Later;' More COVID Bills Passed (12-18-2020)

R's Create Inter-Session Rules Committee; More Senate News (12-17-2020)

Vaccinated Emergency Workers Could Return To Job Sooner; More Senate News (12-16-2020)

Does Forfeiture Reform Pose Problems For Airports? (12-15-2020)

Health Workers, Nursing Home Residents Get Vaccine First (12-11-2020)

Lingering Nassar, Sexual Assault Bills Clear Senate Committee (12-08-2020)

Several Tax Break Bills Clear Senate (12-03-2020)

COVID-Related Bills Get Quick Movement Out Of Committee (12-01-2020)

JCAR Opens Book For Internet Sports Betting; Many More Committees In Brief (12-01-2020)

Health Care Immunity Act Bill Is Back; Passes Senate 21-13 (11-05-2020)

Panel Looks At Bill To Provide Reimbursement For Poached Police (11-05-2020)

Gov, Dem Reaction To Foiled Plot Turns To Trump (10-08-2020)

Immunity Bill For Hospitals On Top For Senate Floor (10-07-2020)

What's Slowing PACE, Over-Regulation Or Lack Of Competition? (10-01-2020)

Pregnant Prisoner Protocol Bills Not Ready For Delivery (09-29-2020)

Ananich: LARA Must Investigate Deaths After Release From Psych Facilities (09-17-2020)

Gov Could Remove Racist Road Commissioner With Complaint (08-07-2020)

A Run On Tests For Senators After One Member Positive For COVID (08-03-2020)

Senator: Patients Waiting Up To Year In ER For Bed In Psych Hospital (07-15-2020)

While Gov Called For PPE, Suppliers Couldn't Get DTMB On The Line (07-08-2020)

Whitmer Vetoes Bipartisan COVID-Related Tax Relief Bills (07-08-2020)

Governor Unveils Membership For Nursing Home Task Force (07-07-2020)

Michigan Could Be 16th State To Call For National Reform Of The U.S. Constitution (06-25-2020)

COVID-19 Dedicated Facilities Bill Ready To Go In Senate (06-23-2020)

Could COVID-19 Patients Be Put In Their Own Facility? (06-18-2020)

Gay Pride Flags Moved On House Members' Desk; More Legislative News (06-18-2020)

Nursing Home Video Bills Move Out Of Committee (06-11-2020)

EGLE: Dam Failure Probe Will Be 'Truly Independent' (06-10-2020)

MacGregor Wants Bills To Spur Feedback (05-20-2020)

MI's 22.7% April Jobless Rate 'Likely . . . An All-Time High' (05-20-2020)