Jason will continue to be an LGBTQ voice on the Washtenaw County Commission
Jason serves as a Chair of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was elected in 2016 and is the first openly gay commissioner in the county’s history.
Jason has served in various senior leadership roles, most recently as Constituent Services Director to Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, Transition Director to Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin and District Director to Congresswoman Debbie Dingell. He also worked as the Director of Government and Community Relations at Washtenaw Community College, as an aide to Congressmen John Dingell and Bart Stupak, and to Michigan Senate Minority Leader Michael Prusi. He grew up in rural Michigan and received a Bachelor of Political Science from Northern Michigan University and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan.
Jason is particularly focused on addressing economic, racial and social equity, LGBTQ rights, mental health and criminal justice diversion, government transparency and accountability, and increasing access to public transportation.