Travis will be the only openly LGBTQ member of the Ann Arbor City Council
Travis Radina is currently serving his fourth term as President of the Board for the Jim Toy Community Center, which represents the LGBTQ & allied community of greater Washtenaw County, and he was appointed Ann Arbor’s LGBTQ Liaison in 2018.
He is currently the Director of Global Alumni Communities at the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan, where he works to bring alumni together and provide meaningful connections for groups like the U-M Black Alumni, U-M LGBTQ Alumni, geographic alumni clubs, and other alumni groups with common interests, professions, or identities.
Previously, he spent six years working in Michigan politics and government. In 2008, he was a Research and Press Assistant on the campaign to elect former Congressman Mark Schauer, and then spent five years working in the legislative office of former State Representative & MI Democratic Floor Leader Kate Segal, initially as her Constituent Services Director, and later as her Legislative Director. In that role, he was on the front lines working to protect healthcare for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders and defend a woman’s right to choose.
He also previously served as Vice Chair of the Delta Township District Library Board of Trustees and Chair of the Eaton County Democratic Party.