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Evelyn Zois Sweeney
Legislative Consultant

Evelyn Zois Sweeney is a legislative consultant at Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates.

Evelyn (Evie) Zois Sweeney joined MHSA in 2011. Evie previously lobbied on behalf of a multitude of corporate, non-profit and municipal clients at Dykema Gossett, PLLC. She has extensive experience with state procurement, local government and the appropriations process, specifically higher education, capital outlay, corrections and general government.

Prior to joining Dykema, Evie served as a legislative assistant to the Senate Appropriations Chair and Clerk for the Senate Appropriations Committee and Joint Capital Outlay Subcommittee. In addition to shepherding legislative agendas through the process, she was responsible for monitoring several departmental budgets, including corrections, community health and general government.

Evie is a 2004 graduate fellow of Michigan State University’s Michigan Political Leadership Program, a multi-partisan leadership training program. Evie also serves as co-chair of the gift acquisition committee for the Children’s Trust Fund, is involved with Habitat for Humanity and serves on the Michigan Political Leadership Program’s Finance Committee. Evie also had the privilege of working on Governor Rick Snyder’s 2011 Inaugural Executive Committee.

Evie graduated from Michigan State University’s James Madison College with honors and earned a bachelor of arts degree. She was a double major in International Relations and Sociology. Evie also served as a research assistant at St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford, Oxford England.

Evie and her husband Matt reside in DeWitt with their daughter and son.