Mayor John Hieftje

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Mayor John Hieftje

Release Date: 
9/4/2012
Duration: 
Duration: 19:14 (44.03 MB)

Mayor John Hieftje has been a citizen of the Ann Arbor area for many years. Hieftje attended Ann Arbor Pioneer High School and Eastern Michigan University where he earned a B.S. in political science.  Since 2000, Hieftje, who is a lecturer at the Ford School of Public Policy, has served as the Mayor of Ann Arbor.

Mayor Hieftje serves on many of the region’s non-profits, including Recycle Ann Arbor, Michigan Theatre, Huron River Watershed Council, and the Washtenaw Metro Alliance.  He also serves on the board of directors for Ann Arbor SPARK.

In his conversation with Ann Arbor SPARK CEO Paul Krutko, Mayor Hieftje discusses his vision for Ann Arbor’s future.