Bio

DISTRICT

State Rep. Jack O’Malley was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. He represents the Fighting101st District, which includes Leelanau, Benzie, Manistee and Mason counties.

COMMITTEES

Rep. O’Malley will serve as chair of the Michigan House Transportation Committee for the 2019-20 legislative session. He will also serve as a member of the Tax Policy Committee, Education Committee, and Energy Committee.

EDUCATION

He is a graduate of the Specs Howard School of Broadcast Media.

PROFESSIONAL

With almost 40 years in Broadcasting both radio and TV, Jack found his home hosting the morning show on WTCM FM in 1984. With his long tenure there, he holds the unofficial record for the longest-running morning show at one station in Michigan history, at 34 years.

PUBLIC OFFICE AND AFFILIATIONS

He has been involved with many local community efforts, active with the area’s veterans, served on the community corrections board and has worked with area law enforcement and fire departments. Along with his community involvement, Jack has volunteered with Child and Family Services of Northwest Michigan, Hospice of Michigan and coached high school softball for a dozen years.

PERSONAL

Jack and his wife Robin have two adult daughters and one teenage son.