Frank Foster – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for State Representative District 107, Michigan

Michigan Republican Party
1540 Bear Creek Ln Apt LPetoskey, MI 49770
(231) 537-1000
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

An only child, Frank is the son of Frank and Susan Foster.

Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)

A third- generation builder, Frank works with his father as the business manager of the family's Petoskey based construction company.

Frank spent a summer in Washington D.C. working for Congressman Pete Hoekstra and another semester in the office of the Mayor of Grand Rapids.

Frank's tenure as student body president and internships in various political offices has allowed him the opportunity to experience many of the issues facing the state of Michigan.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Foster serves on the board of the Petoskey YMCA, and is an active member of the National Rifle Association, Ruffed Grouse Society, Ducks Unlimited, and Right to Life of Michigan.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

Rep. Frank Foster (R-Petoskey) is a second-term representative serving the interests of Emmet, Mackinac, Chippewa, and part of Cheboygan Counties. As the Chair of the House Commerce Committee, Frank's first priority in Michigan continues to be job creation and economic development. Foster also serves as a member on the House Tax Policy Committee, Health Policy Committee, and Michigan Competitiveness Committee.

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

St. Francis Parish in Petoskey.

Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)

Recent awards include Foster's recognition as "Legislator of the Year" for the Michigan United Conservation Clubs, "Alumnus of the Year" by Grand Valley State University's Seidman College of Business, and his selection among 20 freshman state legislators in the United States to attend GOPAC's 2011 Emerging Leader's Summit in Washington D.C.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Frank attended and graduated from Grand Valley State University with a degree in business and finance. Excelling at GVSU, Frank quickly became involved in student government and served as the student body president for two consecutive terms. Furthermore, Frank was involved in Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity.

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