LANSING, Mich., Jan. 12, 2023 — With the beginning of the 102nd Legislative Session, state Rep. Dylan Wegela (D-Garden City) of the 26th House District announced his committee assignments in the Michigan House of Representatives.


“I have the honor of representing the great people of Garden City, Inkster, Westland and Romulus as a member of the following committees:

  • Education,
  • Elections (Vice Chair), 
  • Ethics and Oversight,
  • Labor, and
  • Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security.


“As a former teacher and labor organizer, I look forward to fighting for Michigan’s students, teachers, school staff and all working-class Michiganders on the Education and Labor committees. As the proud grandson of a WWII veteran and the nephew of a Vietnam veteran, it will be an honor to advance policies that help our state’s military service members and veterans while working on the Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security committee. 


“As a member of the Ethics and Oversight committee and as Vice Chair of the Elections committee, I look forward to making sure our elections are accessible and equitable for all while promoting transparency in government and working to reform the relationship between the legislature and special interest groups.”


Other standing committee chairs and majority vice chairs (MVC), are as follows:

  • Agriculture: state Rep. Reggie Miller (D-Van Buren Twp.) (Chair), state Rep. Veronica Paiz (D-Harper Woods) (MVC)
  • Appropriations: state Rep. Angela Witwer (Delta Township) (Chair), state Rep. Amos O’Neal (D-Saginaw) (MVC)
  • Criminal Justice: state Rep. Kara Hope (D-Holt) (Chair), state Rep. Joey Andrews (D-Benton Harbor) (MVC)
  • Economic Development and Small Business: state Rep. Jason Hoskins (D-Southfield) (Chair), state Rep. Kristian Grant (D-Grand Rapids) (MVC)
  • Housing: state Rep. Kevin Coleman (D-Westland) (Chair), state Rep. Emily Dievendorf (D-Lansing) (MVC)
  • Education: state Rep. Matt Koleszar (D-Plymouth) (Chair), state Rep. Jaime Churches (D-Wyandotte) (MVC)
  • Elections: state Rep. Penelope Tsernoglou (D-East Lansing) (Chair), Wegela (MVC)
  • Energy, Communications, and Technology: state Rep. Helena Scott (D-Detroit) (Chair), Andrews (MVC)
  • Ethics and Oversight: state Rep. Erin Byrnes (D-Dearborn) (Chair), Hope (MVC)
  • Families, Children, and Seniors: state Rep. Stephanie A. Young (D-Detroit) (Chair), state Rep. Betsy Coffia (D-Traverse City) (MVC)
  • Government Operations: state Rep. Tullio Liberati (D-Allen Park) (Chair), state Rep. Laurie Pohutsky (D-Livonia) (MVC)
  • Health Policy: state Rep. Julie Rogers (D-Kalamazoo) (Chair), state Rep. Karen Whitsett (D-Detroit) (MVC)
  • Higher Education: state Rep. Carol Glanville (D-Walker) (Chair), state Rep. Carrie Rheingans (D-Ann Arbor) (MVC)
  • Behavioral Health Subcommittee: state Rep. Felicia Brabec (D-Pittsfield Twp.) (Chair), state Rep. Noah Arbit (D-West Bloomfield) (MVC)
  • Insurance and Financial Service: state Rep. Brenda Carter (D-Pontiac) (Chair), state Rep. Mike McFall (D-Hazel Park) (MVC)
  • Joint Committee on Administrative Rules: state Rep. Jim Haadsma (D-Battle Creek) (Chair), Liberati (MVC)
  • Judiciary: state Rep. Kelly Breen (D-Novi) (Chair), state Rep. Kimberly Edwards (D-Eastpointe) (MVC)
  • Labor: Haadsma (Chair), state Rep. Denise Mentzer (D-Mount Clemens) (MVC)
  • Local Government and Municipal Finance: state Rep. John Fitzgerald (D-Wyoming) (Chair), Byrnes (MVC)
  • Military, Veterans, and Homeland Security: state Rep. Jennifer Conlin (D-Ann Arbor) (Chair), Coleman (MVC)
  • Natural Resources, Environment, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation: Pohutsky (Chair), state Rep. Jenn Hill (D-Marquette) (MVC)
  • Regulatory Reform: state Rep. Tyrone Carter (D-Detroit) (Chair), Liberati (MVC)
  • Tax Policy: state Rep. Cynthia Neeley (D-Flint) (Chair), state Rep. Alabas Farhat (Dearborn) (MVC)
  • Transportation: state Rep. Nate Shannon (D-Sterling Heights) (Chair), state Rep. Sharon MacDonell (D-Troy) (MVC)