Hugh D. Crawford – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 38, Michigan

Michigan Republican Party
PO Box 11Novi, MI 48376
(517) 373-0827
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Crawford is a 67-year Novi resident. Wife Kathy is currently a Novi City Council member, following a 25-year tenure as Novi Senior Services Director. They have three children.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

Crawford is a retiree of Xerox Corporation, where he worked for 20 years.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Past Memberships and Committees at the County level:

Oakland County Board of Commissioners – 8 years

Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners - 2 years

Oakland County Republican Executive Committee

Oversaw $600 million county budget

Past Chairman of the Public Services Committee

NACO, National Association of Counties

MAC, Michigan Association of Counties

Finance Committee

General Government Committee

Parks and Recreation Committee

Airport Committee

Jail Overcrowding Committee

Emergency Telephone Service Committee

Commercial Mobile Radio Service Subcommittee

Past Memberships and Committees at the Local level:

Southwest Oakland Cable Commission – 13 years

Novi Parks and Recreation Commission – 10 years

Novi Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman – 6 years

Novi Lions Club

Multi-Lakes Conservation Association

Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce

The Novi Chamber of Commerce

The Lyon Area Chamber of Commerce

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

State Rep. Hugh Crawford was first elected to serve the people of the 38th House District in 2008. Located in Oakland County, the district includes Lyon Township, part of Northville city, Novi city, Novi Township, South Lyon city, Walled Lake city and Wixom city.

Crawford is a long-time Oakland County political figure, serving as vice-chair of the Oakland County Commission, Novi City Council member and Novi Mayor pro-tem.

Chairman, House Committee on Regulatory Reform

Member, Education Committee

Member, Energy & Technology Committee

Member, Local, Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee.

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

1st Recipient, Novi Parks Foundation Annual Recognition Award:

renamed The Hugh & Kathy Crawford Award

Recipient, Novi’s Five Outstanding Citizens Award

Recipient, JC International Senator Award

Graduate, Citizen’s Police Academy

Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)

Crawford is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.

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