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Legislative staff member

David Lee Yonkman, American legislative staff member. Named Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence, Grand Valley State University College Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2006.


Yonkman, David Lee was born on May 29, 1976 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States.


Associate of Arts, Muskegon Community College, 1996. Bachelor in journalism, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, 1998.


Political and Government reporter The Holland Sentinel, 1999—2002. Press secretary to Republican Peter Hoekstra United States House of Representatives, Washington, 2003—2004, communications director, 2005—2011, press secretary, communications director to Republican Mike Rogers, since 2011. Editor The Lanthorn, Allendale, Michigan.