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Wakeman, Rodney (R)

State Representative District 94
Office: N1198 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-0837
Email: RodneyWakeman@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Saginaw Township, MI
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/central/wakeman/
Seat Number: 22
Standing Committees: Natural Resources & Outdoor Recreation(VC), Commerce & Tourism, Education, Financial Services
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Wakeman was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when he defeatd Democrat Dave ADAMS by securing 55.4 percent of the vote.

Wakeman came out on top that August of a three candidate field by securing 45 percent of the primary vote.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Wakeman is the co-owner of Wakeman Funeral Home, a 107-year-old family business.

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

EDUCATION

He is a 1998 graduate of Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science and is Detroit Board-certified by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

He was appointed in 2011 and 2015 by former Gov. Rick SNYDER to the State Licensing Board of Examiners in Mortuary Science and served as chair from 2015 to 2018. 

He is also president of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association and has served on the leadership board in various capacities for 25 years.

He is president of Valley Lutheran High School Foundation.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Evan Ward, Rebecca Britten
Cell Phone: 517-262-2512
rbritten@house.mi.gov

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