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David Worthams (R), Kalamazoo


Appointed June, 2022; Term Expires 12/31/2025

David Worthams is the Director of Employment Policy for the Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA).  He serves as part of the government affairs team representing over 1,700 Michigan based manufacturers.  Prior to joining the MMA, Dave was the Vice President of Policy for the Michigan Bankers Association, a Legislative Associate for the Michigan Municipal League, the Deputy Chief of Staff/Legislative Director for former State Senator Judson Gilbert, II, and served on the central staffs for former Michigan House Speakers Rick Johnson and Craig DeRoche.  Additionally, Dave has served as the 69th President of JCI Kalamazoo (aka Kalamazoo Junior Chamber/Jaycees) and the 87th President of JCI Michigan (aka Michigan Junior Chamber/Jaycees) and served as a member and Vice-Chair of Equality Michigan. He holds a Masters in Legal Studies from Kaplan University and a Bachelors of Arts in Public Administration from Western Michigan University.