Teola P. Hunter is a native Detroiter, a mother, grandmother, business woman and highly respected political leader in Wayne County. She attended Detroit Public Schools; received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Detroit, and a Masters degree in Education from Wayne State University. Ms. Hunter taught in the Detroit Public School System for 14 years. In 1989, she was elected by her colleagues in the legislature to the leadership position of Speaker Pro Tempore. She was the first female to hold this position in Michigan, and was re-elected to this role until she resigned from the House of Representatives in January, 1992. Following her resignation from the State House, Ms. Hunter was appointed to the position of Deputy Director for Health and Community Services by Wayne County Executive, Edward H. McNamara, responsible for overseeing Mental Health Services, the Patient Care Management System, Youth Programs, Co-op Extension, and the Child Care Fund.
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