The legislature extended a hand of collaboration to the governor. She slapped it away, preferring to act unilaterally….

Posted by State Representative Lynn Afendoulis on Friday, May 1, 2020

State Rep. Lynn Afendoulis was first elected to the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2018. She represents the 73rd District, which includes the city of East Grand Rapids and the townships of Cannon, Courtland, Nelson, Oakfield, Plainfield, Spencer and Grand Rapids Charter Township.


Rep. Afendoulis serves as chair for the committee on Tax Policy. She also serves on the committees for Health Policy, Military, Veterans, & Homeland Security, and Transportation & Infrastructure.


Afendoulis graduated from Forest Hills High School and attended Miami University (Ohio); she graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in journalism.


For the last 25 years, she has worked for Universal Forest Products, Inc. in various capacities, including director of corporate communication for the past 15 years.


Lynn has served on the boards of the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation, Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (Boys and Girls Club), Opera Grand Rapids and Circle Theater. She also serves on the boards of the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, the Economic Club of Grand Rapids and Legacy Trust and on the parish council of her church, Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.


Lynn has one son and one daughter.