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Glenn S. Anderson (Dist. 12)

Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson, a Democrat, was sworn in as a member of the Wayne County Commission in January 2016 and was elected for his first full term in November of 2016. He serves on the Committee on Ways & Means, the Committee on Health & Human Services, is the vice-chair of the the Committee on Economic Development, and also chair of the Special Committee on the Criminal Justice Complex.

A veteran of local and state government, Anderson previously served for eight years as a State Senator (2007-14), six years as a State Representative (2001-06) and nine years as a member of the Westland City Council (1991-2000), and was also a member of the Wayne County Ethics Board.

As a state legislator, Anderson's focus centered on ending bullying in schools, protecting children, reforming the redistricting process and strengthening both consumer protection and government transparency. His legislative service was recognized by numerous organizations. Anderson received the Hero of Breast Cancer Award from the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and also was named Legislator of the Year by Michigan Chiefs of Police, Police Officers Association of Michigan and the Michigan Hemophilia Association. He also was a member of the National Caucus of Environmental Legislators as well as the Council of State Governments Great Lakes Caucus.

In addition to his service in elected positions, Commissioner Anderson has been deeply involved in the community, holding membership in numerous commissions, associations and civic organizations. Not only is he a former Jaycee, he has also been involved with the Westland Goodfellows, Western Wayne NAACP, Churchill High School PTA and many other charitable and community organizations.

Prior to his career in public service, Anderson was employed by Ford Motor Co., and has been a member of the United Auto Workers since 1972. He is also a licensed Realtor. He and his wife, Gail, have lived in Westland since 1978. They have two adult children, Melissa and Kyle, and three grandchildren, Mackenzie, Logan and Luellyn.

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Representing: Inkster, Garden City & Westland (part).

Staff: (313) 224-8855
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Wayne County Commissioners adopt balanced $1.67 billion budget for 2021-22
Wayne County Commissioners adopt balanced $1.67 billion budget for 2021-22
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today unanimously adopted a $1.67 billion county operating budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year - continuing a string of seven consecutive balanced budgets.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's newsletter for summer 2021
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's newsletter for summer 2021
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Newsletter for District 12
Members have been selected for new Wayne County Women's Commission
Members have been selected for new Wayne County Women's Commission
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Nineteen women from diverse backgrounds have been selected as members of the newly created Wayne County Women's Commission it was announced today. Members include one representative from each of the 15 Wayne County Commission districts, a representative
Wayne County Commission creates citizen-based Women's Commission
Wayne County Commission creates citizen-based Women's Commission
Thursday, March 18, 2021
Wayne County Commissioners today voted to create a citizen-based Women's Commission. The volunteer group will be focused on studying issues, making recommendations, and advocating for actions to improve the lives of women across Wayne County.
Wayne County Commission issues year-end review for 2020
Wayne County Commission issues year-end review for 2020
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
COVID-19 didn't stop the Wayne County Commission from undertaking numerous activities in 2020, with a special emphasis on social justice and human rights. Details are containedddd in a report issued by Chair Alisha Bell.
Update on COVID-19 vaccines
Update on COVID-19 vaccines
Thursday, January 14, 2021
The attached update on COVID-19 vaccines in Wayne County is effective as of Jan. 14, 2021
Applications available for new Wayne County Youth Council
Applications available for new Wayne County Youth Council
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Group seeks to bring together high school students of diverse backgrounds to help develop programs for young people.
Wayne County Commission adopts balanced $1.66B county operating budget
Wayne County Commission adopts balanced $1.66B county operating budget
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
Wayne County Commissioners today (Sept. 30) unanimously adopted a balanced $1.66 billion county operating budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year - the first county budget impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's newsletter for September 2020
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's newsletter for September 2020
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Newsletter for District 12: Garden City, Inkster & Westland (part)
Wayne County Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson receives honors from Western Wayne NAACP
Wayne County Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson receives honors from Western Wayne NAACP
Thursday, October 24, 2019
Wayne County Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson (D-Westland) was honored with the Leading Through Service Award presented by the Western Wayne County NAACP.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's fall newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's fall newsletter
Monday, September 30, 2019
Fall newsletter for District 12
Commissioners tour port authority dock
Commissioners tour port authority dock
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Commissioners Glenn S. Anderson, Sam Baydoun, Monique Baker McCormick and Al Haidous, along with commission staff, toured the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority dock in southwest Detroit on June 17.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's fall 2018 newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's fall 2018 newsletter
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Fall 2017 newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Fall 2017 newsletter
Friday, September 22, 2017
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District, which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Spring 2017 newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Spring 2017 newsletter
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District, which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson to host Skate Party for children
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson to host Skate Party for children
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson will host the School's Out Skate Party on Saturday, June 17.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Fall 2016 newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's Fall 2016 newsletter
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District, which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's spring 2016 newsletter
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson's spring 2016 newsletter
Monday, May 16, 2016
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District, which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
District 12 budget transparency report for January 2016
District 12 budget transparency report for January 2016
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Commissioner Glenn S. Anderson serves the 12th District, which covers Garden City, Inkster and most of Westland.
Former state legislator Anderson appointed to Wayne County Commission's 12th District seat
Former state legislator Anderson appointed to Wayne County Commission's 12th District seat
Friday, January 8, 2016
The Wayne County Commission voted unanimously Jan. 7 to appoint Glenn Anderson to replace Richard LeBlanc as the 12th District commissioner.