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Program - 
Brandon Dillon, Chairman, Michigan Democratic Party
The Democratic Party Today

June 10, 2016

Brandon Dillon is currently the Chair of the Michigan Democratic Party. Prior to serving in this post, Dillon was a state representative for House District 75, which covers portions of Grand Rapids.

Before joining the Legislature, Dillon served as a Kent County commissioner for two terms.


The father of twin boys and a daughter, Dillon is committed to helping Democrats build a stronger, more prosperous Michigan where our children can reach their full potential.


He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife, Tammy, and their children.

Discussion - Lisa Machesky, Executive Director, Oakland Literacy Council
                            Solving the Literacy Struggle in Oakland County

Lisa is Executive Director of the Oakland Literacy Council. 


For more than thirty years the volunteer tutors of the Oakland Literacy Council have been helping adults born in the USA and born elsewhere improve their English language reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.  Many students have obtained better jobs, been able to read to their grandchildren and furthered their education because of the efforts of these dedicated volunteers.  


Ms. Machesky has been leading nonprofits within Oakland County for over 15 years.  


She, along with her husband Dan and two teenage children have lived in Birmingham for over 20 years and are members of St. James Episcopal Church.

June 17, 2016

Frank Brock, Mayor, Lathrup Village

History of Lathrup Village


Al Eicher, SMC Member

Documenting Michigan History

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