Theresa Abed

Michigan
State Representative, District 71
Type of Seat: 
Incumbent
Year: 
2014
Status: 
Running
Woman Candidate: 
Woman Candidate
GLBT: 
No
Person of Color: 
No
Under 35: 
No
Theresa Abed is serving her first term as a Michigan state representative.  She serves on the Education, Insurance and Regulatory Reform committees. She is a lifelong Michigan resident and has worked as a school social worker for over thirty years. 
 
Theresa served two terms as a Eaton County Commissioner, where she spearheaded the creation of the Communications Committee. She was a leader in increasing the transparency and accessibility of local government, fighting for board and committee meetings to be held in the evenings and open to the public.