LANSING — House Democratic Leader-elect Christine Greig (Farmington Hills) today announced that state Rep. Sarah Anthony(Lansing) has been named Caucus Chair and state Rep. Darrin Camilleri (Brownstown Township) has been selected to serve as Democratic Whip. Joining them, state Representative-elect Kyra Bolden (Southfield) and State Representative-elect Matt Koleszar (Plymouth) will serve as Assistant House Democratic Leaders.
In addition to her leadership team, Leader-elect Greig announced Kris Young as her incoming chief of staff.
“Michiganders need fighters in their corner who are going work every day to protect their pocketbooks and ensure a brighter future for their families, and this is that team,” said Greig. “House Democrats are ready to roll up our sleeves and get the job done for Michigan’s working families, and I couldn’t be more proud to have this team serving alongside me during the 100th Legislature.”
Sarah Anthony is entering her first full term in office after serving a partial term during the 2018 legislative session representing the 68th House District. Prior to her election, she served on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners, including as Chair and Vice Chair of the Board, and as Deputy Director of the College Access Network. Anthony is the first African-American woman to represent Lansing as its state representative.
Darrin Camilleri is entering his second term in office representing the 23rd House District. Before being elected to the Legislature, Camilleri worked as a high school social studies teacher in Detroit, and served as a Brownstown Parks and Recreation Commissioner. During his first term, Camilleri served as Assistant Democratic Leader and sat on the Education Reform and Energy Policy committees. He was also the Minority Vice Chair for Commerce and Trade.
Kyra Bolden is entering her first term in office representing House District 35. Before her election to the Legislature, Bolden was a civil litigation attorney and served as a Commissioner on the Total Living Commission for the City of Southfield.
Matt Koleszar is entering his first term in office representing House District 20. Before his election to the Legislature, Koleszar was an AP World History and Government teacher at Airport Community Schools where he also served as a coach for the cross country, baseball and quiz bowl teams, and President of the Airport Education Association.
Kris Young has served as the external affairs director for AT&T Michigan since 2015. He previously worked for the Michigan House Democrats as the session manager for Floor Leaders Sam Singh, David Rutledge and Rudy Hobbs.
Additional leadership positions will be announced in the coming weeks.