In my first term at your State Representative of the 92nd District, I have frequently drawn on my 12 years in mental health as a psychotherapist, 12 years in health care administration and 12 years in education as a school social worker. As president of her neighborhood association, I learned about the assets and needs of neighborhood associations. My experience owning my own counseling business was also valuable.
Even as a Freshman representative, I became chair of the Democratic Legislative Women's Caucus, a group of women legislators dedicated to promoting legislation affecting women and getting more women elected to the State Legislature. We worked on bills related to pay equity, woman's health care services, and
Husband: Bill; 2 Children: 3 Stepchildren
Hovey-Wright is the owner of Marcia Hovey-Wright Counseling Service. She started the business in 1989, and serves as a social worker. She previously worked as a social worker for Holton Public Schools (1994-1996) and Orchard View School (1996-2004).
President of my neighborhood association. Executive Director of Muskegon Area Planned Parenthood from 1980-1985.
Even as a Freshman representative, I became chair of the Democratic Legislative Women's Caucus, a group of women legislators dedicated to promoting legislation affecting women and getting more women elected to the State Legislature.
Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Families, Children, and Seniors, Vice-chair
Hovey-Wright graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1967 with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work. She then earned two Master's Degrees, from the University of Michigan (Social Work) in 1973 and from the Aquinas College (Management) in 1989.