Andy Meisner for Oakland County Treasurer
Oakland County Treasurer and former State Representative Andy Meisner was elected Oakland County Treasurer in November, 2008, after serving three terms in the Michigan House of Representatives, where he chaired the Commerce Committee and served on the House Education, Tax Policy, Judiciary, and New Economy and Quality of Life Committees. Andy is best known for his work on legislation bringing the motion picture industry to MIchigan, stem cell research and reform of the public mental health system.
Andy's public-service career began in 1994 as a Lyndon B. Johnson Fellow in the Washington, D.C., Office of Congressman Sander Levin, where he continued as a congressional aide and gained experience in helping to manage the federal budget and bringing grants home to Oakland County. Andy worked as vice president of marketing and communications for a national non-profit organization dedicated to community-based prevention of substance abuse and violence, and as corporate communications director for the Farbman Group commercial real estate firm.
Andy earned a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy, and is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.
Andy and his wife Sara live in Huntington Woods.