Greg Markkanen
Greg Markkanen
District 110

State Rep. Gregory Markkanen was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. He represents the 110th District, which includes Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon counties, as well as Powell and Ishpeming townships in Marquette County.

Greg serves as Republican vice-chair on both the House Elections committee and the Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security committee. He also serves as a member on the Insurance and Financial Services, Tax Policy, and Education committees.

During the 2021-2022 legislative term, Greg served as vice-chair of the Energy and Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation committees. He also served on the Education and Workforce, Trades, and Talent committees.

Greg graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in history and political science. Greg also graduated from Michigan Technological University Cum Laude with a social sciences and biology degree. He also has graduate work in special education with a focus on Learning Disabilities in K-12. He holds a Professional Teaching Certificate from the State of Michigan.

Greg served as a medical Corpsman with the 82nd Airborne Division in the Airborne Infantry Platoon and spent additional time as a Medic with the 107th Engineer Battalion of the Michigan Army National Guard. He teaches high school civics, history and geography for Baraga Area Schools and served on the Hancock City Council as the Ward II representative.

Public Office and Affiliations
Markkanen has worked with the Hanka Homestead Board of Directors and as a volunteer tour guide, as well as with the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church Council. Greg has also served the Copper Country Americorp Program with the BHK Child Development Center. He is also a board member with the Michigan Center for Civic Education. Greg is also an Endowed Life Member of the National Rifle Association.

He is married to his lovely wife, Jane with two children, Kalle and Maija. They reside in Hancock.

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Contact Info

Lansing Office

Anderson House Office Building
S-1489 House Office Building
Lansing, MI 48933

Mailing Address

S-1489 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (517) 373-0850

Email: [email protected]

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