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Elizabeth S. Brater

Elizabeth S. Brater, former state legislator. Named Legislator of Year, Michigan Alliance Mentally Illinois & Association Children's Mental Health, 1998; recipient Local Government Achievement award, Michigan Democratic Party, 1990, Feminist Achievement award, National Organization of Women, 1991.


  • Brater, Elizabeth S. was born on April 12, 1951.

  • Career

    • Former member Constitutional Law & Ethics Committee, Conservation & Outdoor Recreation Committee. Former vice chairwoman Agricultural & Resource Management Committee. Former writer & editor.

      City councilwoman Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1988—1991. Mayor, 1991—1993; member District 53 Michigan House of Representatives, 1995—2001. Member District 18 Michigan State Senate, 2003—2011.

      Assistant minority leader.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Alliance Mentally Illinois, Ecology Center Ann Arbor, Sierra Club (Environmentalist of Year 1996).


    • Married; 2 children.
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    Born April 12, 1951
    (age 66)