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Sarah AnthonyDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 68
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MIResidence (state)

Sarah Anthony is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives. Anthony was born December 2, 1983, in Lansing, Michigan. Anthony has earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Central Michigan University and a Master of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. She served as a legislative aide to Representative Joan Bauer and as deputy director of Michigan College Access Network. She has served as a member of Capital Area Michigan Works! Administrative Board, Capital Area United Way Community Investment Committee, Greater Lansing Food Bank Board; Lansing Economic Area Partnership Board; and the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.Anthony was elected in 2012 to the Ingham County Board of Commissioners. She was the youngest African-American woman to serve in on this board or on any board like it in the United States. Anthony is also the first African-American woman in Michigan's history to serve a partial term in the Michigan House of Representatives.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Western Michigan University
MPA Public Administration
2010 - 2012
Central Michigan University
BS Political Science/Legal Studies
University of Michigan, New Leadership Academy
Fellow
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
Michigan State House of Representatives
2018 - Current
Former Chair
Ingham County Board of Commissioners
2013 - 2018
Deputy Director
Michigan College Access Network
2010 - 2018
Legislative Assistant
Office of Michigan State Representative Joan Bauer
2006 - 2010
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Former Chair
Ingham County Finance Committee
Former Chair
Ingham County Democratic Caucus
Former Member
Subcommittee on Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and Insurance and Financial Services, Michigan State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Higher Education and Community Colleges, Michigan State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Corrections, Michigan State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Michigan State House of Representatives