Ann Arbor District Library Trustee

Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson

OUTCOME: Victoria GreenColleen ShermanLinh Song and Jamie Vander Broek were elected to the Ann Arbor District Library board. Click here for details of that outcome. For more results, check the Washtenaw County elections site.

Steve Simpson is president of the Jackson campus of Baker College, a private, nonprofit institution focused on career education. This is his first bid for elected office.

Simpson has been working in higher education for eight years, focusing his research for the past five years on educational access through educational technology. He serves on several boards in Jackson, including the Enterprise Group, Jackson Anchor Initiative, Imagine Jackson 2020, and Jackson County Cradle to Career. He also is vice president for the nonprofit Ann Arbor Youth Football.

Simpson holds doctorate and master's degrees in educational leadership from Argosy University in Phoenix, Arizona, and a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan. He is married to Tami Simpson, an adjunct faculty member of Baker College Online. The couple and their three children live in the Buhr Park neighborhood.

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Steve Simpson:  In The News

Meet the AADL board candidates – MLive, Nov. 2, 2016

League of Women Voters candidate forum (video) – Community Television Network, Oct. 10, 2016

Tuition savings program launchedThe Daily Reporter, Aug. 10, 2016

Baker College Spring Tea brews success for charity and communityDexter Patch, May 16, 2016

Baker College Jackson adds new engineering buildingTech Century newsletter, April 30, 2016

College presidents participate in panel on diversity in higher education – Michigan Daily, Nov. 11, 2015

Change in Leadership at Baker College JacksonJackson TV, July 2015

Baker College of Jackson names new presidentMLive, July 16, 2015

Baker College of Jackson Regents Select Simpson as PresidentBaker College press release, July 16, 2015