Commissioner John Northrup District 4

Commissioner John NorthrupJohn  W.  Northrup  took  his  seat  as  4th  District  County  Commissioner  in  January 1997,  and he has continued to serve since then.


During his tenure on the Board, Commissioner Northrup has sat on every standing committee, and he has served as Chairperson  of  the  Governmental  Operations  and  Finance  Committees.   He  has  also  served  as the Board representative on the 9-1-1 Consortium Board, and he is a member and has served as Chairperson of the Mass Transportation Authority.  He is now Chairperson of the Genesee County Board of Health and of the Genesee County Retirement Commission. 


Prior to his election to the County Board, Commissioner Northrup  served  the  residents of the City of Flint on the Flint City Council for 26 years under both the Council Manager and strong Mayor forms of government in Flint.  He saw service as President and Vice President of the Council during his long tenure. 


Commissioner   Northrup  is  a   graduate  of  Grand  Blanc Community High School,  earned  an  Associate's  Degree  from  C.S.  Mott Community College, and a Bachelor's in Arts from University of Michigan-Flint. 


John and Lucy Morrissey Northrup have 8 children and 17 grandchildren while an addition to the family is imminent.