Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake was first elected to the Michigan Senate in November 2010. Now in his second term, he serves as Majority Floor Leader. The lawmaker served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002 and most recently was the supervisor of White Lake Township.
Kowall is the vice chair of the Commerce Committee and the Oversight Committee, and he serves as a member of the Government Operations, Joint Committee on Administrative Rules, and Regulatory Reform committees.
Before joining the Legislature, Kowall was president of Accurate Woodworking, Inc., a family-owned business, and served on White Lake Township Planning Commission for nine years. A Michigan native, Kowall graduated from Henry Ford High School in Detroit and later attended Oakland Community College.
Kowall lives in White Lake with his wife Eileen Kowall, who currently is a county commissioner. The couple has two daughters, Marissa and Stephanie; a son-in-law, Tom; a granddaughter, Madeline; and a grandson, Colin.
The senator is a member of Holy Spirit Church in Highland; the Polish Coalition of Republicans; National Federation of Independent Business; Michigan Association of Homebuilders; Michigan Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Sea Cadets and U.S. Naval Sea Cadets; Michigan United Conservation Clubs; Multi-Lakes Conservation Association; National Rifle Association; North Oakland County Board of Realtors; Safari Club International; Southeast Michigan Bowhunters; Waterford Business Association; White Lake Business Association; Waterford Cultural Council; Waterford Lions Club; Waterford Optimist Club; and the White Lake Historical Society.
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