Spotlight on Senator Sean McCann

May 9, 2024

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Senator Sean McCann (D-Kalamazoo) serves as chair of the Energy and Environment Committee and vice chair of the Appropriations Committee, two highly influential committees.

Senator McCann is serving his second term in the Michigan Senate. He previously served two terms in the Michigan House of Representatives and served for a decade as a Kalamazoo City Commissioner. Prior to public office, he was the executive director of the Vine Neighborhood Association. In the Senate, he also chairs the Appropriations Universities and Community Colleges Subcommittee and is a member of the Joint Capital Outlay Appropriations Subcommittee, the Transportation Subcommittee, and the Labor and Economic Opportunity/MEDC Subcommittee. Senator McCann also serves on the Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection Committee; the Regulatory Affairs Committees; and the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

He represents the 19th Senate District in West Michigan, which includes the City of Kalamazoo.

We asked Senator McCann a couple of questions to learn more about him:

    • What’s your favorite travel destination outside of Michigan?
      • Senator McCann – Puerto Rico.
    • What’s your favorite hobby other than politics?
      • Senator McCann – Watching my kids play sports (and driving them back and forth!)
    • What did you want to be when you were a kid?
      • Senator McCann – Police officer / Firefighter.
    • What’s your favorite game to play or sport to watch and/or play?
      • Senator McCann – Pickleball (play) & Soccer (watch).

To stay up-to-date with news on Senator McCann, you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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