Mark Ouimet (politician)
Personal life and education
Ouimet was born and raised in Washtenaw County, Michigan. He received a degree from the unaccredited Northwood Institute (since renamed Northwood University and became accredited), and received a bachelor's and master's degree from the unaccredited LaSalle University in Louisiana, a diploma mill closed by the FBI in July 1996. He later served as Chancellor and COO of Northwood University from 1991-2002.
He is married to Donna, and together they have two children named Mark and Courtney.
Ouimet served as a member of the Ann Arbor city council from 1988-1992, and served on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners.
In 2010, he won election in the 52nd district against Christine Green; Ouimet had 21,462 votes (51.6 percent) to Green's 20,027 (48.1 percent). During his term, Ouimet was a member of the Accommodations Ordinance Commission, Emergency Medical Services Commission, Money Purchase Pension Plan, Retirement Commission, Workforce Development Board, and the Washtenaw Economic Development Council.
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