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Meet Senator Theis

State Senator Lana Theis represents the 22nd Senate District and serves as Assistant President Pro Tempore of the Michigan Senate.

Theis chairs the Insurance and Banking, and Senate Education and Career Readiness Committees, and is vice-chair of the Oversight and Regulatory Reform committees. She also serves as a member of the Health Policy and Human Services Committee and Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR) committees. In addition to the policy committees, she also serves as a member of the Appropriations Subcommittee on K-12 and Michigan Department of Education.

Theis first began serving as the 42nd District State Representative in 2015. She served two terms, until being elected to the 22nd District State Senate. While in the House of Representatives, Senator Theis served as Chair of the House Insurance Committee, Vice-Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, and served as a member on the House Regulatory Reform, Law and Justice, Local Government, and Oversight and Ethics, and Financial Service committees.

Prior to her election to the House, she served as Brighton Township Treasurer from 2008-2014. During that time, she served as chair of the Brighton Area Fire Authority, the Livingston County Republican Party, and the Livingston County Treasurers Association, and was a member of the Brighton Township Planning Commission.

Theis graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry.

She and her husband Sam have two children and one grandchild, and they reside in Brighton.

Senator Theis can be contacted here.