Candidate for 30th Michigan State Senate District
Jeanette Schipper was born in Lansing Michigan and grew up just blocks from the state capital. She attended Lansing Public Schools until she moved to West Michigan where she graduated from Holland High School. From there, Jeanette attended Michigan State University, Davenport University, and is a current student and employee at Western Theological Seminary. She lives in Holland with her husband, their three children, and her mother. Jeanette is an experienced administrator, fierce advocate for mental health rights, and community organizer. As an advocate in the community, Jeanette believes that the future of our communities must be grounded in compassion and unity, not fear and division. Jeanette is committed to a vision for raising up a vibrant and well-resourced generation, while caring holistically for the needs of all members of the community. In order to accomplish this vision, Jeannette knows that what West Michigan needs is improved access to mental health care, drastically renewed infrastructure, and access to high quality education for all. Jeanette will work tirelessly for Michigan—to ensure that we have a thriving economy and an inclusive community that is open to all.