Carrie Budzinski

Carrie Budzinski

City Council, At-Large, Livonia, MI

2023 Endorsement

Carrie is a lifelong resident of Livonia, where she continues to raise her young boys alongside her husband, Dan. With a solid foundation built through her early employment at the Livonia Public Library, Carrie has risen to the esteemed position of Board Chair of the Library Commission. Currently, she serves as the Chief Operating Officer of LittleGuide Detroit, the premier media outlet for families seeking exciting activities within southeast Michigan. Through her extensive knowledge of regional initiatives, Carrie is committed to preserving Livonia's status as a thriving and attractive community for both families and businesses.

Drawing from years of experience in political campaigns and constituent services, Carrie previously served as an invaluable member of Senator Carl Levin's team until his retirement in 2015. This position fostered her deep concern for the needs of residents, equipping her with the expertise to address their queries and provide effective solutions. With an unwavering dedication to her community and astute familiarity with government operations, Carrie possesses the requisite passion and experience for effective leadership.

Believing in the importance of active civic participation and community-building endeavors, Carrie took the initiative to establish Vote.Run.Serve-Livonia, an educational platform. This innovative outlet furnishes residents with easily accessible, unbiased summaries of municipal meetings, issues, and community events. In addition to this remarkable endeavor, Carrie played an instrumental role in launching the Livonia Women’s Connection. This non-partisan networking event series empowers and inspires individuals in the community.

Committed to the principles of democracy and dedicated to cultivating community cohesion, Carrie exemplifies the qualities needed for progress. Her unwavering dedication, combined with her extensive experience and astute understanding of Livonia's dynamics, make her an invaluable asset in shaping a brighter future for Livonia and its residents.