FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2011
CONTACT: Matt Bach
Dir. of Communications
Michigan Municipal League
(734) 669-6317 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Michigan Municipal League Hires Jason Mancini as Legislative Associate in Lansing Office
Lansing, MI - The Michigan Municipal League recently hired Jason Mancini as legislative associate. Mancini of Livonia will join the League’s Capital office staff and will lobby and provide policy development on issues surrounding transportation and municipal infrastructure, including mass transit, economic development, road, bridge and sewer system maintenance and environmental affairs.
Mancini comes to the League from the Michigan House of Representatives where he served as policy advisor since early 2010 and his experience includes being lead policy advisor to the standing committee on education and to the appropriations subcommittees for the Department of Education and School Aid. He’s also done policy work in the areas of tax, labor and urban policy as well as military and veterans’ affairs.
“We were very impressed with Jason’s variety of policy experience and look forward to having him on as part of our state affairs team,” said State Affairs Director Summer Minnick.
League CEO Dan Gilmartin added: “Jason will be an excellent addition to our outstanding Lansing team and we look forward to him furthering our transportation and municipal infrastructure work.”
Mancini received a Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University with a major in political science. He is currently earning a Master of Public Administration degree from Eastern Michigan University.
Michigan Municipal League advocates on behalf of its member communities in Lansing, Washington D.C., and the courts; provides educational opportunities for elected and appointed municipal officials; and assists municipal leaders in administering services to their communities through League programs and services.