Doug Tietz, 35

​​Senior Advisor to Congressman Dave Trott 
Doug Tietz has held leadership positions in the private sector as well as city, county, state and federal government. In each position h​e has focused on increasing public engagement and supporting private sector innovation. As senior advisor to Congressman Dave Trott, Tietz serves as external liaison and strategic planner. He oversees all constituent service staff and assigns external outreach priorities and goals. In addition, Tietz owns Great Dane Marketing Service, a full-service firm focused on public engagement efforts. 

Tietz is a board member of the North Woodward Community Foundation, which is dedicated to investing in citizen-driven initiatives and operating as a fiscal sponsor of more than 50 nonprofit organizations. He served as a Troy councilman from 2011-2015 where he emphasized open and responsive government by building consensus with his colleagues.  Within the first 12 months of his election, Tietz lead the effort to place the city's check register online and added additional time in the city council agenda for public comment.  When elected in 2011, he received the highest number of votes for a city council candidate in Troy history. He is an active member of Troy Kiwanis Club and was the president of Top of Troy Toastmasters from 2009-2012. He has been a regional judge of the "We the People" high school civics competition since 2010. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.

The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2016.