Washtenaw Community College Trustee
Bill Milliken Jr.
OUTCOME: Angela Davis and Bill Milliken Jr. were elected to the Washtenaw Community College board of trustees. With 65.87% turnout, Davis and Milliken received 15.21% and 15.36% of votes, respectively. For more results, check the Washtenaw County elections site.
Bill Milliken Jr. is a real estate developer and owner of Milliken Realty Company, a commercial brokerage and consulting firm. This is his first bid for elected office.
Milliken is a board member of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising arm for WCC. He is a board member of New Detroit, a coalition focused on eliminating racial disparities in the Detroit region. He is a director of the 1.2 million-member National Association of Realtors and is a Realtor Regional Vice President. Previously he has served as president of the Commercial Board of REALTORS and the Michigan Association of REALTORS, was a director of Republic Bancorp, was board chair of the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce, and was on the board of Ann Arbor SPARK, an economic development agency.
Milliken, the son of former Republican governor William G. Milliken, lives in Ann Arbor.
Bill Milliken Jr.: In The News
WCC trustee candidates discuss 4-year programs, armed campus security – MLive, Oct. 10, 2016
League of Women Voters candidate forum (video) – Community Television Network, Oct. 4, 2016
CEO Podcasts: Conversations on Economic Opportunity, Bill Milliken – AnnArbor.com, July 11, 2012
Ann Arbor's International Welcome Mat – Concentrate, Aug. 4, 2010
Ann Arbor lifestyle formula as good as San Francisco – Michigan Now, Dec. 8, 2009
SPARK and Washtenaw Development Council Merge to Form Ann Arbor SPARK – PRNewswire, July 28, 2006