For Wilmington City Council, 2nd Ward
Michael grew up in Wilmington and has lived in the 2nd Ward for over 40 years. He was appointed Councilman for the 2nd Ward in January 2018 and is running for election in 2019. He is currently the chair of the Wastewater/Sewer Committee and serves on the Finance and Water Committee. Michael earned a B.A. from Wilmington College, an M.A. from Ohio University, and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. All three degrees are in Political Science. He currently works as a professor of Political Science at Wilmington College. He and his wife, Melissa, have four children—Madison, Ty, Isaiah, and Elise.