Calhoun County native Dave Morgan has announced his intent to run for a seat on the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners. Dave Morgan is running in the 4th District which includes the townships of Bedford, Convis, and Pennfield. Dave previously ran for 63rd District State Rep in 2010 against Jase Bolger(R)-Marshall. Due to redistricting, Dave was not able to seek a re-match to try to unseat the current Michigan Speaker of the House.
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Dave Morgan has lived in Calhoun County for over 40 years. He graduated from Pennfield High School in 1982. He also graduated from the Kalamazoo Law Enforcement Academy and Michigan Real Estate Academy. He has studied at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, Olivet College and at Air Force Community College.
He is a U.S. Air Force Veteran and also served 11 years in the Michigan Air National Guard. Dave has been employed by Amtrak and has been a Amtrak locomotive engineer since 1996 and a Amtrak transportation manager for over 14 years.
In addition, Mr. Morgan former instructor at Kalamazoo Valley Community College and also former head coach of the KVCC Baseball team. Dave also served as a police officer in South Haven and was a reserve-duty officer for Pennfield Township. Dave is a current member of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainman Union, the American Legion and also the National Riffle Association. He the proud father of a five year old daughter.
Dave states one of his goals is to help create jobs in Calhoun county.
“My priority remains focused on helping to create a better business climate to create and grow jobs in Calhoun County, improve our road conditions, and to instill values of restraint and fiscal responsibility.”
He also believes in putting people before politics.
“I will always put your family’s interests before any lobbyist or special interest group and serve you on that basis.”