State Sen. Arlan Meekhof (R-West Olive) was elected to serve the 30th Senate District in November 2010. Unanimously elected by his Republican colleagues, he currently serves as Majority Leader for the 2015-2018 term.
Prior to becoming a senator, Meekhof served four years in the 89th District for the Michigan House of Representatives. During that time, he was appointed assistant leader in January 2009.
Meekhof previously served on the Olive Township Board of Trustees, where he was both a trustee and township supervisor. He was responsible for the daily operations of Olive Township, one of the fastest growing communities in Ottawa County.