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Lisa Posthumus Lyons

State Representative, Michigan House of Representatives

State Rep. Lisa Lyons is serving her second term representing the 86th House District. She serves as Assistant Majority Floor Leader, chair of the House Education Committee, chair of the House Elections and Ethics Committee and serves on the House tax policy, financial services and insurance committees.

Representative Lyons was formerly the director of public policy and community outreach for the Grand Rapids Association of Realtors and the Commercial Alliance of Realtors. Prior to that, Lyons managed a House campaign and worked as a staff member in the Michigan House and Senate. There, she learned a first-hand knowledge and understanding about the legislative process.

Representative Lyons graduated from Lowell High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, where she majored in agriculture and natural resources communications.  She spent time overseas studying food and agricultural systems in Ireland, Scotland, England and Denmark.

Representative Lyons believes citizens have a responsibility to serve their community, state and nation. Lyons formerly served as secretary of the Bowne Township Planning Commission, striving to ensure the township is a great place to work, live, and raise a family through common sense policy decisions. She has also served on the board of directors for Alpha Women’s Center in Grand Rapids. She is also a member of the National Rifle Association, Kent County Farm Bureau and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 305.