State Representative Donna Lasinski is serving her first term in the House. She represents Michigan’s 52nd House District, which encompasses northern and western Washtenaw County, including Chelsea, Dexter, Manchester, Saline and Whitmore Lake. 

A resident of Scio Township for 20 years, Rep. Lasinski has always believed that if there were a change needed in her community, she should step up to make it happen. She is a community leader, successful small-business owner, and president of ThinkStretch, LLC, a K-12 education company that emphasizes summer learning and retention. Throughout her life, Rep. Lasinksi has proven herself a passionate problem solver and has been dedicated to education advocacy. 

Knowing that a strong community stems from strong schools, Rep. Lasinski’s educational involvement includes having served as the treasurer for the Ann Arbor School Board, director of the Washtenaw County Association of School Boards, leader of the Education Millage Team, parent liaison for the Great Start Collaborative for Early childhood in Washtenaw County, and as an interim director for Success by Six in Washtenaw County. 

Rep. Lasinski graduated from Eisenhower High School in Shelby Township. She went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Michigan and her master of business administration degree from Northwestern University.

Rep. Lasinski is the oldest of four siblings. Her husband, Mike, is also a small-business owner, and together they are the proud parents of three sons: Alec, Nate and Jack.