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Tina Houghton

Second Ward Council Member

My husband, Brian, and I have owned and lived in the same home in Lansing's southside for over 20 years. We have four children, two currently attend Lansing Schools. The older two 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 and Boards

In 2016 Council Member Houghton serves on the following Committees and Boards:

  • Committee of the Whole- Member
  • Committee on General Services - Chairperson
  • Committee on Intergovernmental Relations - Member
  • Committee on Ways & Means - Member
  • Ad Hoc on Land Contracts and Rental Housing-Member
  • Tri County on Aging Consortium Board

City Council Office: (517) 483-4184
City Council Fax: (517) 483-7630
Email: tina.houghton@lansingmi.gov

Term Expires: 12/31/2017

Sherrie Boak
Office Manager
Lansing City Council
124 W Michigan Ave.
10th Floor City Hall
Lansing , MI 48933
Ph: 517-483-4177
Fax: 517-483-7630

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.