Biography For Rep. Sabo

State Rep. Terry J. Sabo is serving in his first term representing Michigan’s 92nd House District, which includes the cities of Muskegon, Muskegon Heights and North Muskegon along with the townships of Muskegon, Laketon, Fruitland and Whitehall. Rep. Sabo serves as Democratic vice chair of the House Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and also on the Agriculture, Local Government, and Transportation and Infrastructure committees. 

Rep. Sabo has always put his community first. As a lifelong resident of Muskegon County, he has dedicated his time to developing a more safe and prosperous Muskegon. He served four years in the United States Air Force as a security policeman before his nearly 25 years of employment as a Muskegon Heights fire fighter and police officer. During his career, he has also worked part-time for the North Muskegon Police Department and the Muskegon County Sheriff's Department. From 2011-2012, he served as a Muskegon County Road Commissioner before being elected to the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners in 2012. His colleagues elected him chairman of the Muskegon County Board of Commissioners in 2015 and again in 2016.

Rep. Sabo strongly believes in civic service and is a member of several service organizations including the Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary Post #8846, American Legion Post #9, Muskegon Northside Lions Club, Muskegon Heights Optimist Club, Muskegon Fraternal Order of Eagles, Polish Roman Catholic Union of America, and the Polish Falcons of America. He also served on the Legends Flight committee in 2014, which organized an all-expenses paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the area’s World War II veterans.

Terry is married to Denise, and together they have four children and five grandchildren. He and Denise reside in Laketon Township.