Jim Nash is completing his second term in office. He was an Oakland County commissioner for Farmington Hills for eight years prior, and was the Sierra Club Southeast Michigan group chair before he became a county commissioner. Nash is a veteran.
ROLE OF WATER COMMISSIONER
What is the role of the county water resources commissioner?
Simply put, we protect our water resources, ensure human health and support the public’s safety and convenience. Formerly
Wittenberg resides in Huntington Woods and holds a bachelors degree in business management. He is currently a State Representative, first elected in 2015.
ROLE OF TREASURER
What is the primary role of the Oakland County Treasurer's Office? What prior experience and skills do you bring to the job to fill the role of treasurer?
The county treasurer is the banker for the county government, manager of county debt and steward of taxpayer dollars.
Brown resides in West Bloomfield Township and has an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a law degree from the Detroit College of Law. She served two terms in the Michigan House of Representatives and has been the county clerk since 2013. Brown has been involved in a number of professional and community groups.
The Republican Party on a national basis has latched onto alleged “voter fraud” as a campaign issue, often ti
Gregory lives in Lathrup Village and has a degree in criminal justice from Madonna University. He has been a member of the Wayne County Sheriff Department, Oakland County Commissioner, State Representative and State Senator.
ENFORCING GOVERNOR'S ORDERS
During the current pandemic crisis, there are a half dozen county sheriff's in the state who have announced they would not be enforcing the governor's executive orders relative to stay-at-home, soc
Birmingham City Manager Joe Valentine, after 24 years of service to the city, resigned unexpectedly on Monday, October 5, effective at the end of the year.
Valentine, in a letter to mayor Pierre Boutros and city commissioners, said he “has decided to explore new opportunities.”
Valentine has been Birmingham City Manager for the last six and a half years. He began his career with Birmingham as an intern in 1997, and has served as a management specialist, acting director of
McDonald resides in Birmingham and obtained her undergraduate degree from Alma College and law degree from Wayne State University. She was an Oakland County Circuit Court Judge from 2012-2019. McDonald has held positions with a number of professional and community groups.
REFORM OF BAIL SYSTEM
Across the country we are seeing calls for reform of the current bail system. Is the bail system in need of reform? If so, what would you suggest? If not, w
Coulter resides in Ferndale and received an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. He was an Oakland County Commissioner from 2002-2010, mayor of Ferndale from 2011-2019, and was appointed county executive in August of 2019. He has held several board positions with community non-profit groups.
STRUCTURE OF THE OFFICE
At the present time, with an appointed county executive, it would seem to members of the public that the office is oper
Manoogian, a resident of Birmingham, has undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University. She is the current Michigan Representative for this district. She has been involved in a number of political and advocacy community groups.
VIRTUAL EDUCATION IN SCHOOLS
With the current pandemic and the decision by many school districts to begin the new year on a virtual basis rather than in
Stevens, a resident of Rochester Hills, has an undergraduate degree in political science and philosophy from American University where she also earned a masters degree in philosophy. Prior to being elected to Congress, Stevens was chief of staff for the Obama administration’s U.S. Auto Rescue Task Force.
FEDERAL RESPONSE TO COVID-19
How would you rate the response by the Trump administration to the coronavirus crisis that has gripped the country? S
Levin resides in Bloomfield Township and holds undergraduate degrees from Williams College and the University of Michigan and a law degree from Harvard. He has been active in a number of religious and issue-oriented community groups.
FEDERAL RESPONSE TO COVID-19
How would you rate the response by the Trump administration to the coronavirus crisis that has gripped the country? Specifically, the national supply of personal protection devices and critica