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Zenna Faraj Elhasan (D), Dearborn


Appointed January 2024; Term expires 12/31/2027

Zenna Faraj Elhasan is the general counsel at The Kresge Foundation and serves as secretary for the foundation’s board of trustees. She is responsible for managing the overall legal affairs of the foundation, supports the development and enforcement of foundation policies and practices, supports the board on governance matters and manages outside counsel relationships. Previously, Elhasan served as corporation counsel for Wayne County. Prior to her work with the county, she served as judicial magistrate and director of probation for the 20th District Court in Dearborn Heights. She also was a partner at Allen Brothers, PLLC where she was assistant city attorney for the city of Hamtramck. She is an active member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Detroit Bar Association Foundation and the Michigan Muslim Bar Association.