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Canton Admin. Building
1150 Canton Center Rd. S
Canton, MI 48188
Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Township Supervisor

Phil LaJoy
1150 Canton Center S.
Phone: 734/394-5185

Local, State and Federal
Elected Officials

Canton is a Charter Township government where the elected Supervisor, Clerk, and Treasurer are also full-time administrators. The Legislative body is the Board of Trustees, which includes the three full-time elected administrators and four part-time Trustees. Partisan elections are held every fourth year, coinciding with presidential election years.

The Board of Trustees meets each Tuesday at 7:p.m. in regular session or study session. All meetings are open to the public. Minutes of all public meetings are available on-line or upon request.

Canton Township Board of Trustees

Phil LaJoy

Phone: 734/394-5185
Term Expires: 2016



Terry G. Bennett

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Phone: 734/394-5120
Term Expires: 2016

Melissa McLaughlin

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Phone: 734/394-5130
Term Expires: 2016



John Anthony

Image of John Anthony, Canton Township Trustee
Term Expires: 2016

Steven Sneideman

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Term Expires: 2016



Pat Williams

Image of Pat Williams, Canton Township Trustee
Term Expires: 2016

Thomas Yack

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Term Expires: 2016


State of Michigan Government Contacts


Wayne County Executive, Robert A. Ficano

Robert A. Ficano (D)

Wayne County Executive
Phone: 313/224-0286
Fax: 313/224-0818
Office: 600 Randolph, Suite 349
Detroit, MI 48226

Wayne County Commissioner 10th District, Shannon G. Price

Shannon G. Price

Wayne County Commissioner
Phone: 313/224-0882
Fax: 313/967-6396
Office: 7th Floor, 500 Griswold, Detroit, MI 48226

The State of Michigan Governer, Rick Snyder


Michigan Governor Rick Synder(R)

Web site: Office of the Governor
Phone: 517/373-3400
Fax: 517/335-6863
Office of the Governor, P.O. Box 30013, Lansing, MI 48909

State of Michigan Website

State of Michigan Lt. Governor, Brian Calley


Lt. Governor Brian Calley (R)

Phone: 517/373-6800
Office of the Lt.Governor
P.O. Box 30013
Lansing, MI 48909

Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schutte


Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schuette (R)

Phone: 517/373-1110
Fax: 517/373-3042
525 W Ottawa, Williams Building
P.O. Box 30212, Lansing, MI 48909

Michigan Secretary of State, Ruth Johnson


Secretary of State Ruth Johnson (R)

Phone: 517/373-2510
Fax: 517/373-6201
Office: 430 W. Allegan, Lansing, MI 48918

State Senator, 7th District, Patrick Colbeck


Senator Patrick Colbeck (R), 7th District

Assistant Majority Caucus Chair
Phone: (517) 373-7350
Fax: (517) 373-9228
Senator Patrick Colbeck, P.O. Box 30036, Lansing, MI 48909-7536

Michigan State Senate Website

State Representative, 20th District, Kurt Heise


Representative Kurt Heise (R), 20th District

Phone:(517) 373-3816

Address: Michigan House of Representatives
N-699 House Office Building, P.O. Box 30014, Lansing, MI 48909-7514

State Representative, 21st District, Dian Slavens

Representative Dian Slavens (D), 21st District


Office Address
S785 House Office Building

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514

Phone: 517/373-2575
Fax: 517/373-5939
Toll-Free 888/347-8021

The President of The United States of America, Barack H. Obama


President Barack H. Obama
Web site: The White House
Contact the President
Phone: (202) 456-1414
Fax: (202) 456-2461
Address: 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20500

U.S. State Senator, Carl Levin


Senator Carl Levin (D-MI)

E-mail Senator Levin

Washington DC Office
269 Russell Office Building
U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20510-2202
Phone: 202/224-6221
Fax 202/224-1388

Detroit Office Information
Patrick V. McNamara Federal Building
477 Michigan Avenue, Suite 1860
Detroit, MI 48226-2576
Phone 313/226-6020
Fax 313/226-6948

U.S. State Senator, Debbie Stabenow


Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

Phone: 202/224-4822
Fax: 202/225-5820
Address: 702 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC 20510

Addresses for In-State locations can be found here.

U.S. State Representative, 11th District,

Kerry Bentivolio

Representative (R-MI), 11th District
Web site:

Washington DC Office
226 Cannon HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202/225-8171

Commerce District Office
800 Welch Rd.
Commerce, MI 48390
Phone: 248/859-2982.


Coming Up in Canton
LaJoy Senior Summit

Board of Trustees Study Session

DDA Board of Directors Meeting

The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Leisure Services Advisory Committee Meeting

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