State Rep. Mark Huizenga announced today that his plan to restore lost school aid funding has been signed into law. Huizenga’s measure, part of a bipartisan pair of bills, ensures revenue lost from data center use tax exemptions is replaced.
State Rep. Mark Huizenga was first elected to serve the 74th District in the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. The 74th District encompasses the cities of Walker, Grandville, Rockford and Cedar Springs, as well as Solon, Tyrone, Sparta, Algoma and Alpine townships.
Rep. Huizenga serves on the House Appropriations Committee, where he is chair of the General Government subcommittee. He is also a member on the Health & Human Services, Higher Education & Community Colleges, and School Aid & Department of Education subcommittees.
Huizenga has a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration from Calvin College and a master’s degree in management from Aquinas College.
Mark owns a consulting firm and has over 15 years of management consulting expertise; his firm provides services all across the United States. He’s previously held senior management roles with Spectrum Health, Health Development International, ProCare Systems as well as other health care organizations. Mark has also served as an adjunct instructor at Grand Valley State University.
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Huizenga has been involved in the city of Walker in varying capacities from serving on the Planning Commission from (2005-2011), as City Commissioner to the 2nd Ward (2011-2013), and as Mayor (2013-2018).
Mark and his wife Kris have three children Elaina (21), Olivia (20), and Blake (16).