Orchard Lake Resident Named to MPLP

Orchard Lake Resident Named to Michigan Political Leadership Program

14th District Executive Committee Member Jennifer Oram Part of Elite Group



Orchard Lake, MI, May 20, 2015: Jennifer Oram, a life-long resident of Orchard Lake, has been named as a Fellow in the 2015 Class of the Michigan Political Leadership Program. The Program, founded in 1992, is housed at the Michigan State University Institute for Public Policy.

MPLP is widely recognized as one of the country’s premier political candidate training programs. Oram currently holds elected positions on the 14th Congressional District Republican Executive Committee and on the Oakland County Republican Executive Committee, along with a leadership position in the Oakland County Young Republicans.

Janine Kateff, Chairwoman of the 14th Congressional District Republicans said, “Jennifer has been an active member in our area Republican activities. Her selection as a Fellow in this prestigious and nationally known Program recognizes her long-term potential as a Republican leader. We are proud to have her as a part of our leadership team.”  

In the November elections, seven MPLP graduates were elected to the Michigan House of Representatives and four graduates now serve in the Michigan Senate. MPLP was founded to expand training opportunities for men and women of all political backgrounds.

Oram stated her political future would be enlarged by her experiences at MPLP. Said Oram, “I have always been a political activist and the Republican platform aligns with my background and beliefs. My appointment to this visible Program offers me an important opportunity to gain skills and see how I can best enter into elected politics.” Oram graduated from Wayne State University with a major in communications and is employed by 5 Star Outdoor Media, an outdoor advertising company, located in West Bloomfield.

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 About Michigan's 14th Congressional District Republican Committee:    The Committee fosters, promotes and supports Republican clubs, associations, organizations and candidates that support the Republican Platform.  Republicans, clubs and businesses are encouraged and welcome to attend our meetings and events to network, grow the Party and recruit great candidates.  The District is a narrowly configured geography that includes Pontiac in the north, other portions of Oakland County, portions of Detroit in the south and on to the Grosse Pointes in the east.  Cities in the 14th include all or portions of:  the Grosse Pointes, Detroit, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Southfield, Royal Oak, Oak Park, Farmington Hills, West Bloomfield, Sylvan Lake, Keego Harbor, Lathrup Village, Orchard Lake and Pontiac.   For more information go to www.14cd.com