Kelly Garrett

Michigan
State Representative, District 35
Type of Seat: 
Open Seat
Year: 
2014
Status: 
Running
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
Person of Color
Under 35: 
No
Kelly Garrett is running for the Michigan State House, District 35, which is outside of Detroit. She currently serves as Councilwoman for Lathrup Village.  Recently, she was unanimously elected as Mayor Pro Tem, making her the first African American person in the position. 
 
Kelly is also a member of the Norup International PTA in Oak Park, which her son attends, as well as a parent board member at the Sickle Cell Anemia Association and the Family‐Centered Care Advisory Council at Children’s Hospital of Michigan.
 
Kelly is a life‐long resident of Michigan. She works full-time at the University of Phoenix in the Workforce Development Department. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Public Administration degree.