Speaker of the House Jase Bolger was first elected as a State Representative in November of 2008. He is in his third and final term as a State Representative and his second as Speaker of the House.
As a small businessman, Speaker Bolger competes nationally and internationally every day to bring work back to Michigan. As a husband and father, he understands the importance of family and the need to keep the state’s economy thriving so our kids and grandkids can find careers and keep their families together in Michigan.
After a decade of civic and community involvement, Speaker Bolger was first elected to public office in 2004 as a Calhoun County Commissioner. His leadership and long-range planning abilities produced a solid record and established him as an official determined to minimize wasteful spending and improve the investment of taxpayer dollars.
Speaker Bolger graduated from Western Michigan University with a bachelor of Business Administration with a dual major in Finance and Political Science.
An Eagle Scout, Speaker Bolger holds community service high on his list of priorities. Speaker Bolger is married to his high school sweetheart, Molly, and they have two children, Nicholas and Megan. The Bolgers are Roman Catholic and members of St. Mary’s parish in Marshall.