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State Rep. Jim Tedder was first elected to serve the 43rd District in the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2014. The 43rd District encompasses part of Oakland County including part of Waterford Township, the city of Lake Angelus, the village of Clarkston city and Independence Township.
Tedder serves as the vice chair of the Committee on Workforce and Talent Development. He is also a member of the Committees on Education, Health Policy, and Communications and Technology.
Tedder graduated from Central Michigan University with an Applied Arts degree, double majoring in Political Science and Broadcast and Cinematic Arts. He also holds the degrees of Master of Business Administration and Education Specialist, both from Oakland University.
Jim Tedder is the owner of Jim Tedder Productions. In addition, he has served as a school teacher and administrator since 2005.
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As a businessman Jim has served the community as a member of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce for over 10 years and as a lecturer to graduate business students through the Department of Marketing and Management at Oakland University. Jim has also served as a youth mentor through Clarkston Area Youth Assistance, Cubmaster to a local Cub Scouts pack and as a youth and middle school wrestling coach.
Jim was raised and still resides in the Clarkston area, where he now lives with his wife Nancy and their three school-age children.