About Kim LaSata
Kim LaSata was first elected to the Michigan Senate in November 2018. Prior to serving in the Senate, she served one term in the Michigan House of Representatives.
Throughout her time in the Legislature, Kim has worked hard to be a conservative voice, and strong advocate for Michigan's southern border counties.
As State Senator, Kim serves as the Assistant Majority Floor Leader. A member of the Appropriations Committee, Kim is Chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Universities and Community Colleges, Vice Chair of the Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee, and a member of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee.
Kim has a seat at the table on policy committees serving as Vice Chair of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and as member of the Economic and Small Business Development, Energy and Technology, Health Policy and Human Services, and Insurance and Banking Committees.
Kim LaSata has a Bachelor of Science degree, Cum Laude, from Western Michigan University, and a Master's degree, Summa Cum Laude, from Western Michigan.
She has been active in many community organizations, serving as Past President of Berrien County Guardianship Services, Inc., Women's Service League, Capstone Center, and Vice-Chair of Child and Family Services. Prior to her first election, Kim taught fifth grade for over a decade at Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School. She was selected teacher of the year in 2015.
Kim and her husband, Charlie LaSata, have four children.