Jason (Jason) Morgan (D-SH023)
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Representative
Michigan House of Representatives
Room S-787 Cora B. Anderson House Office Building 124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

District Office:
124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Committee Assignments
ChairmanSubcommittee on Military and Veterans Affairs and State Police
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Higher Education and Community Colleges
Vice ChairSubcommittee on School Aid and Department of Education
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Transportation
MemberSubcommittee on Judiciary
MemberHouse Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
Wayne

Bio

The son of a commercial fisherman and school lunch aide, Jason Morgan was raised in Pinconning, Michigan. By working part-time and thanks to state and federal student aid, Jason worked his way through college as a first-generation college student, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Northern Michigan University. He later earned a Master of Public Administration degree from the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan.

Jason currently serves as a Washtenaw County Commissioner, representing central Ann Arbor, Burns Park, and Central Ann Arbor. First elected in 2016 and re-elected twice with nearly 90% of the vote, he was elected Chair of the Board in 2019 and served as the county's first-ever LGBTQ chair.

Over the last ten years, Jason has taken action in various leadership positions in the community, including as- Constituent Services Director to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson District Director to Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Special Advisor to Congresswoman Haley Stevens Transition Director to Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin Director of Government and Community Relations at Washtenaw Community College (WCC) Aide to Congressman John Dingell, working as the Congressman's liaison to Washtenaw County and managing education-related casework for Michigan's 12th district Aide to Congressman Bart Stupak and Michigan Senate Minority Leader Michael Prusi.

In addition to his leadership in Washtenaw County, Jason serves as a Northern Michigan University Trustee, having been appointed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, and is a service member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. Jason's additional community service includes- ​ Washtenaw County Urban County Executive Committee, Chair Washtenaw Area Transportation Authority, Treasurer Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, Vice Chair Community Action Board, Chair (2013-2017) Criminal Justice Collaborative Council Homeland Security Task Force Environmental Council Brownfield Development Authority Statutory Drain Board Space Plan Committee Board of Public Works, Liaison Youth Commission, Liaison Emergency Medical Services Commission Economic Development Coordinating Committee Economic Development Corporation Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, Legislative Policy Platform Committee, Chair (2020) Democratic National Committee, Delegate (2020) Michigan Democratic Party State Central Committee (2018-present) Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Community Advisory Committee (2017-2020) Jim Toy Community Center, Public Policy, Chair (2012-2017) Washtenaw County Democratic Party, Executive Committee (2011-present) Ann Arbor Democratic Club, Executive Committee (2012-present) Washtenaw Health Initiative Planning Committee (2011-2013) Workforce Intelligence Network, Public Policy Committee (2013-2016) Region 9 Prosperity Initiative, Management Team (2014-2016) Eastern Michigan University LGBT Resource Center Advisory Committee (2013-2018) Ann Arbor Local Officers Compensation Commission (2014-2016) Muscular Dystrophy Association, Volunteer (2007-present) Jason's passion is serving the community, with a particular focus on addressing economic and social inequality, LGBTQ rights, access to quality public education, transportation, mental health, and criminal justice diversion.