David K. Elwell served nine (9) terms as Jackson County Commissioner District #9 beginning in 2000. David served as Vice-Chairperson of the Board. In his time as a Commissioner, he served as Chair of Personnel and Finance, Chair of County Affairs & Agencies, and several Ad-Hoc committees. Additionally, he served on the Airport Board, Mid-South Substance Abuse, Region 2 Planning Commission, Community Corrections Advisory Board, I-94 Study Committee, and many other committees.
Sarah Lightner Sarah Lightner served three (3) terms as Jackson County Commissioner District #1 (2013, 2015, 2017)
In the 2018 General Election Sarah Lightner was elected to the Michigan House District 65 The 65th District includes Springport, Tompkins, Rives, Blackman, Henrietta, Leoni, Waterloo, Grass Lake, Norvell, Columbia and Liberty townships in Jackson County.
Jon Williams Jon Williams was first elected to the Jackson Board of County Commissioners in 2008 and served two (2) terms. Upon the untimely and heartbreaking passing of Commissioner John Polaczyk in October 2017, the sitting County Board of Commissioners appointed Jon Williams to the Board to fill the vacant seat.
Carl Rice Jr Carl Rice Jr. served four (4) terms as Jackson County Commissioner District #3 (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016).
John Polaczyk served three (3) terms as Jackson County Commissioner District #8
(2013, 2015, 2017).
Julie Alexander served three (3) terms as Jackson County Commissioner (2010, 2012, 2014).
In the 2016 General Election she was elected to the Michigan House District 64 The 64th District represents the City of Jackson and the townships of Concord, Hanover, Napoleon, Parma, Pulaski, Sandstone, Summit, and Spring Arbor.