LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Lana Theis was sworn in as senator of the 22nd district on Wednesday during a ceremony at the state Capitol. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Stephen J. Markman administered the oath of office.
Theis was joined in the Senate chamber for the occasion by her husband Sam Theis, daughter Gabrielle Theis, Mom Sharon Tieman, Dad Duane “Dew” Weldon, stepmother Marge Weldon, and staff members Meghan Reckling, John Forest, Thesera Grace, and Sharon Lollio.
“I am deeply grateful for this opportunity to serve in the state Senate, and for the trust the residents of Livingston and Washtenaw counties have placed in me to represent them at the Capitol,” said Theis, R-Brighton. “I look forward to the opportunities and the challenges we face, and to all that we will accomplish together to make our state the place where families, talent and job providers want to be.”
Theis’ office is in the Senate’s Binsfeld Office Building, Suite 7400, located at 201 Townsend St. in Lansing. Residents may contact the senator by phone at (517) 373-2420, via email at [email protected], and by U.S. mail at Sen. Lana Theis, P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI 48909.
The 22nd state Senate district includes all of Livingston County and western Washtenaw County.