Deborah Cherry
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Deborah Cherry

Democrat

American politician

Burton, Michigan
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Deborah Cherry

American politician
Summary
Experience
67
Years of Age
13
Years of Experience
MIResidence (state)

Deb Cherry (born August 19, 1954) is a former Democratic member of the Michigan Senate, representing the 26th district until she was elected Genesee County treasurer in 2010. Her district included parts of Genesee and Oakland counties. Previously she was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 1995 to 2000. Her brother John D. Cherry was the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan. There was speculation that she may run for congress in 2012.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
University of Michigan
Oakland University
University of Michigan–Dearborn

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 8)  
Senator
Michigan State Senate
2002 - 2010
Commissioner
Genesee County
1988 - 1994
Chairperson
Genesee County Board
1991 - 1993
Consultant
Flint Area Chamber of Commerce
2001 - 2002
Grants Writer
University of Michigan-Flint
2001 - 2002
Program Analyst
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
1985 - 1991
Assistant Director
Detroit Street Senior Citizens Center
1980 - 1985
Program Coordinator
Valley Area Agency on Aging
1976 - 1980

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 19)  
Board Member
Greater Flint Health Coalition
2003 - Current
Honorary Board Member
Genesee County Fair Board
2003 - Current
Board Member
Flint IMA Board
1998 - Current
Secretary
Michigan Prospect
1993 - Current
Board of Directors
Michigan Prospect
Experience
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Experience
Democratic Leadership Council
Experience
Center for Policy Alternatives
Experience
Shelter of Flint
Experience
Saint Christopher's Episcopal Church
Experience
National Order of Women Legislators
Experience
Hurley Medical Center Finance Committee
Experience
Michigan Fitness Foundation
President's Advisory Committee
Mott Community College
University of Michigan
Flint Alumni Society
Co-Chair
Sportsmen’s Caucus, present
Co-Chair
Children’s Caucus, present
Member
Michigan Medicaid Long Term Care Task Force, present
Member
Michigan Task Force on Cervical Cancer Awareness