Sarah Anthony, Democrat. Began serving as a Commissioner in 2013. Committee Assignments: Chairperson, Ingham County Board of Commissioners..
Sarah Anthony was elected in 2012 to the Ingham County Board of Commissioners as the youngest African American female county commissioner in the United States. She is currently the Chair of the Board of Commissioners and a member of the Human Services and Finance Committees.
Sarah is a Lansing native and is a proud graduate of Lansing Everett High School.
She received a Bachelor of Science degree in political science/legal studies from Central Michigan University and a Master's of Public Administration degree from Western Michigan University. She is also a fellow of the University of Michigan's New Leadership Academy.
Commissioner Anthony has received several local and statewide awards, including the Ten of the Next Ten Award from the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Leadership Award from the Michigan Democratic Party.
In addition to her formal duties as an elected official, she is an active community volunteer, lending her talents to several social justice, feminist and environmental groups in Michigan. These organizations include, but are not limited to:
· Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Tau Omega Chapter, Lansing, MI
· Capital Area United Way (Community Investment Committee)
· Greater Lansing Food Bank (Board member)
· Ingham County Democratic Party
· Michigan League of Conservation Voters
· Michigan Works! Administrative Board
Represents District 3 - Southwest Lansing
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