District office hours

Residents can meet with state Rep. Peter Pettalia to talk about state government during Monday, Feb. 8 office hours in Presque Isle, Alpena and Alcona counties. The office hour locations and times are:

Rogers City Hall – City Council Chambers
193 E. Michigan Ave. in Rogers City
11 a.m. to noon

Alpena City Hall – Council Chambers
208 N. 1st Ave. in Alpena
1 to 2 p.m.

Alcona County Library – Harrisville Branch
312 W. Main St. in Harrisville
4 to 5 p.m.

People with extensive questions or needs that require extra time are encouraged to contact his office. Those unable to attend office hours can contact Rep. Pettalia by addressing letters to the State Capitol, Lansing, MI 48909-7514; calling his toll-free Lansing office number at 1-877-REP-4106 (1-877-737-4106); or by email, peterpettalia@house.mi.gov;



Bio

DISTRICT State Rep. Peter Pettalia of Presque Isle was elected in November 2010 to his first term in the Michigan House. He represent the residents of Alpena, Presque Isle, Alcona, and Iosco counties, as well as part of Cheboygan County including the townships of Aloha, Benton, Burt, Ellis, Forest, Grant, Inverness, Mentor, Mullett, Nunda, Walker, Waverly and Wilmot. He was re-elected to a third term for the 2015-16 Michigan Legislature.

COMMITTEES Pettalia chairs the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and is vice chair of the Financial Services Committee. He also is a member of the Committee on Energy Policy and the Committee on Tourism and Outdoor Recreation.

PROFESSIONAL He and his business partner have successfully operated an auto repair business for 33 years. He also operates a seasonal cabin rental business on Grand Lake, in Northeast Michigan. Pettalia previously served as Presque Isle Township supervisor for 16 years and as a volunteer firefighter for East Grand Lake Fire Department for 15 years. He currently is vice-chairman for the State Park Advisory Board for Negwegon, Rockport and Thompson Harbor State Parks. He was one of the founding members of the Presque Isle County Economic Development Commission and the Community Development Commission.

PERSONAL Pettalia, born in 1955, has been married to Karen and they have two grown children. A resident of Presque Isle Township since 1977, Pettalia is an avid sportsman who supports outdoor recreation. He is a member of the Presque Isle Museum Society, the Alpena Area Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Alpena Downtown Development Authority. He and his family attend Grand Lake Church in Presque Isle.


Contact

PHONE: 517-373-0833 TOLL FREE: 877-737-4106 EMAIL: PeterPettalia@house.mi.gov