Biography For State Rep. Tim Greimel

State Rep. Tim Greimel is serving his third full term in the House of Representatives. He represents the 29th District, which comprises the cities of Auburn Hills, Keego Harbor, Orchard Lake Village, Pontiac and Sylvan Lake. He was honored to serve as Democratic House Leader in his first and second terms.

As a member of the Oakland County Commission beginning in 2007, Greimel has navigated the challenges of cities dealing with fewer resources and fought to provide better public safety for our communities in the form of firefighters, EMTs and police officers. While on the commission, Greimel also advanced a pro-business agenda to lure companies to Oakland County and create jobs.

Greimel – a former school board member for seven years and former school board president – understands that the best investment Michigan can make to ensure its economic turnaround is to prepare our children for the challenges of finding good-paying jobs in a globally competitive marketplace. This will only come by giving our students every available tool to succeed in the classroom.

Before joining the Legislature, Tim worked as an attorney in the field of labor, employment and civil rights to make sure every worker has the right to find and keep a good job, and to protect our hard-working citizens from unfair discrimination by their employers. Greimel has served as a board member for Transform Pontiac Now, Pontiac Youth Assistance and the Pontiac Veterans Memorial Committee. He has also been involved in the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce, the Auburn Hills Optimist Club and the Oakland County Veterans Group in addition to teaching Sunday school.

Greimel received a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science, a master’s in public policy, and a law degree from the University of Michigan.