|Name||John Proos, IV|
|Address||2695 Hillview Ln |
Saint Joseph, Michigan , United States
|| December 10, 1969
Jun 06, 2016 05:23pm
State Representative John Proos was elected to the Michigan House in November 2004 to represent the 79th district in northern Berrien County.
Rep. Proos is a 1988 graduate of Lake Michigan Catholic High School. He holds a bachelor of Political Science from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI and a Master’s in Higher Education Administration from Michigan State University.
Over the past ten years, Proos has worked on the staff of Congressman Fred Upton serving in several different capacities, most recently as deputy chief of staff and district director. Proos also worked as vice president of Heritage Homes Inc. of Michigan in Berrien County.
PAST POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS
In addition to working for Congressman Upton, Proos has served as Berrien County Republican Party Chairman and has been a member of the Berrien County Republicans. Proos was also a member of the Berrien County Election Staff for the Bush/Cheney campaign in 2000.
COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS
In addition to family and political life Proos is active in many southwestern Michigan groups including the Rotary Club of St. Joseph/Benton Harbor and the United Way of Southwest Michigan. Proos is also a member of the Lakeland Regional Health System Community Benefits Committee and is a HOSTS mentor for Benton Harbor Area Schools.
Proos, a lifelong resident of Berrien County, was born Dec. 10, 1969. He lives in St. Joseph with his wife, Kristy, and their two children, Elena and Jack.