Stan Eldridge, Ypsilanti Township Trustee
Has served as Trustee from 2004 to Present
(734) 481 - 0617
Stan Eldridge is beginning his 4th term in 2016. He was first appointed as a Trustee to the Charter Township of Ypsilanti Board in 2004 to fill a vacancy, and was then subsequently elected to his first full four year term in November of 2004. Stan is very honored and thankful that he can continue to serve the residents and the community for another term and is also very appreciative of the support and confidence the people of Ypsilanti Township have shown both in and towards him.
Stan has been an Ypsilanti Township resident for over 50 years and has been so due to his great love and passion for the entire community. He encourages residents, business owners, visitors and all others to call, email or contact him with their questions, suggestions and concerns.
As the township, county, region and state continue to move forward, it is his hope, and desire that Ypsilanti Township continues to be innovative, efficient and serve at the forefront as a leader in improving the quality of life for all. Stan continues to believe that forthright discussion, open decision making processes and listening to all points of view are the cornerstones to good government.
Ensuring that we continue to provide quality service and place the needs of our residents and taxpayers first are paramount as we continue to make Ypsilanti Township a great place to live, work and raise a family.
During Stan's two term's, he introduced several proposals that led to improvements in efficiency, accountability, responsibility and cost control throughout the Township. As well, he has been a proponent of working with, and assisting other municipalities and entities on various ventures to improve the services being provided to our residents and taxpayers. Those efforts continue to grow as each member of the Township Board shares in these goals and looks forward to working on a cooperative and collaborative basis with our local and regional partners.
Stan also currently serves on the Township Planning Commission, the Economic Development Corporation, the Liquor Control Board and the Wireless Washtenaw.
As well, he is the Chairperson for the Township Police Services Committee and also serves as the Township representative on the Fire Services Collaboration Review Group. Stan is a former member of the Police & Fire Pension Board and the Township Zoning Board of Appeals. He is a member of the Ypsilanti-Willow Run NAACP and a past member of various unions, including; P.O.A.M. F.O.P. and M.A.P. from his work career. Locally, Stan has been and continues to be involved in various community activities and groups.
Stan is a proud graduate of the Ypsilanti Public Schools. He also attended Washtenaw Community College where he earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice. He continued with his education at Concordia University in Ann Arbor where he completed his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration & Leadership. As well, he attended and graduated from the School of Police Staff & Command at Eastern Michigan University.
Stan and his wife, Brenda have two children and live in the Lincoln Consolidated School District. Stan retired from an enjoyable career in Law Enforcement. In addition to his responsibilities and duties as a Trustee for the Charter Township of Ypsilanti, Stan has served as a coach and mentor for youth, high school, collegiate and professional athletes for over 25 years, while still serving several professional athletic based organizations in an advisory role. Currently, he coaches collegiately at and travels around the state and country to speak and teach at various events and clinics.
Stan truly enjoys serving the community and working with his fellow Board Members due to their similar passion for, and commitment to the community, its residents and taxpayers. Your thoughts and ideas are important to him and he welcomes the chance to speak with you. If you would like Stan to attend a community or public meeting, please feel free to contact him. Placing Residents First is more than just a saying, it is our goal.