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A Positive Example
Monica consistently sets a positive example of hard work and community involvement. Her Master of Business Administration will be a vital asset for decision making on behalf of the district. Monica advocates for personal growth and lifelong learning. She recently achieved her Michigan Certified Assessing Technician certification and stepped into the role of Regional Director for the North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association.
Monica also serves the greater Lansing community in her capacity as a Sparrow hospital employee, facilitating Covid patient visitations.
An Endorsed Leader
Monica is proud to have earned the endorsement of current Ingham County Commission, Randy Schafer. Though not related, Monica admires Commissioner Schafer’s 38-year legacy of service. He honored his commitment to serve the public and championed open, honest, and efficient county government. Monica is truly humbled by his endorsement and grateful for his mentorship.
A Small Business Owner
Monica and her husband Jim, a physician for over 30 years, are the proud owners of Schafer Raspberries. This family-friendly U-Pick farm is located in Williamston Township. Growing and developing Schafer Raspberries has been a labor of love for the past seven years. Through this business venture, Monica and Jim have taught their children the value of working hard to accomplish a goal together. The Agritourism has benefited the local economy as well.
Listen to Our Needs
As a small business owner, board member, coach, volunteer, wife, and proud mother of six children, Monica has learned to listen well. She will champion what matters most to those she represents, fighting hard to keep Ingham County tax dollars working on behalf of small businesses and local residents.
Promote Government Transparency
Monica will bring honesty, integrity, and transparency to the office and ensure our local government is working for us so that Ingham County continues to be a place to be proud to call home and raise a family.
Protect Our Communities
We need leaders who prioritize public safety now more than ever. As County Commissioner, Monica will be a faithful supporter of our local police, always ensuring that they have the support they need to do their jobs effectively.
Steward Our Resources
Monica will protect District rural downtowns, local agriculture, and Agritourism opportunities. Fiscal responsibility is needed to ensure that our communities, homes, businesses, and property values continue to thrive.
Improve Our Infrastructure
Monica knows we need to fix deficient roads and bridges. She will advocate for much-needed broadband funding, and she is committed to focusing on our shared infrastructure challenges.