Tina Houghton  
City Council
Title: 2nd Ward Council Member
Phone: 517-483-4184
Tina Houghton

My husband, Brian, and I have owned and lived in the same home in Lansing's south side for over 20 years. We have 4 children, 2 currently attend Lansing Schools. The older 2 have already graduated and are now enrolled in Lansing Community College.

I have worked at Michigan State University for more than 13 years. Currently, I am a student services coordinator, a liaison between MSU students and many local agencies. I earned my Bachelors degree in Business Administration, with a minor in International Business from Northwood University.

My community involvement includes:
  • PTA Board President, Pennway Preschool and North Elementary School
  • PTA Board Member, Gardner Middle School, and Everett High School
  • Founder of Lansing Stars Athletic Club, Board Member of Lansing Soccer Club and Everett Soccer Boosters
  • Southside Community Center Citizen Action Team Member
  • Lansing Parks Board Member
  • Girl Scout Leader for over 15 years
  • Co-Chair, Able to Play Playground Community Build Project at North Elementary School
  • Youth Athletic Coach for over 15 years (volleyball, floor hockey, soccer, softball, and baseball)

Committees & Boards

In 2017 Council Member Houghton serves on the following Committees and Boards: 
  • Committee of the Whole-Member
  • Committee on General Services- Chairperson
  • Committee on Public Service - Member
  • Committee on Public Safety- Member
  • Committee on Development & Planning - Member
  • Employee Retirement Board
  • Planning Board

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