Bio

DISTRICT
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 and Walled Lake city.

COMMITTEES
For the 2013-2014 legislative term, Crawford serves as chair of the House Regulatory Reform Committee as well as a member of the committees on Education, Health Policy, and Tourism.

PROFESSIONAL
Crawford is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a retiree of Xerox Corporation, where he worked for 20 years.

PAST PUBLIC OFFICES AND AFFILIATIONS
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.

PERSONAL
Crawford is a 71-year Novi resident. His wife of 48 years, Kathy, is currently an Oakland County Commissioner. They have three children.

PUBLIC SERVICE
Crawford has a long history of public service for Oakland County and Novi. He served on the Southwest Oakland Cable Commission for 13 years; Novi’s Parks and Recreation Commission for 10 years; Novi’s Parks and Recreation Chair for six years; and member of the Oakland County Republican Executive Committee, Novi Lions Club, Multi-Lakes Conservation Association, the Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce, the Novi Chamber of Commerce, , and the Lyon Area Chamber of Commerce. He has served as president of the Novi Jaycees.