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Pamela Hornberger

Pamela Hornberger

Pamela L. Hornberger[1] (born May 1968) is an American politician. Hornberger is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives.[2]

Pamela Hornberger
Speaker pro tempore of the Michigan House of Representatives
Assumed office
January 13, 2021
Preceded byJason Wentworth
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 32nd district
Assumed office
January 1, 2017
Preceded byAndrea LaFontaine
Personal details
BornMay 1968 (age 5354)
Political partyRepublican
EducationMichigan State University (BS)
Wayne State University (GrDip)
Saginaw Valley State University (MS)
WebsiteParty website


In 1991, Hornberger earned a BS degree in Management from Michigan State University. In 1993, Hornberger earned a Certified Teacher from Wayne State University. In 1996, Hornberger earned a master's degree in Education Administration from Saginaw Valley State University.[3][4]


Hornberger was an art teacher in the East China School District in East China Township, Michigan. In 1994, Hornberger became a teacher at Imlay City Community Schools.[3]

Hornberger also served as a member of the L'Anse Creuse school board for six years, where she was treasurer. She also served as a member of the local Selective Service System board.[5]

She became increasingly active in politics and in 2016 ran for the State House. In November 2016, Hornberger was elected as a member of Michigan House of Representatives for District 32.[3][4] Hornberger is the chairwoman of the House Education Committee.[6]

Following the 2020 Michigan House of Representatives election where the GOP caucus maintained its 58–52 majority, Hornberger was selected by her Republican colleagues to serve as Speaker pro tempore of the House for the 2021-22 legislative sessions, to succeed the Jason Wentworth, who was selected to serve as the next Speaker of the House.[7]

Personal life

Hornberger is a resident of Chesterfield Township, Michigan.[6]

See also


  1. "Michigan Committee Statement of Organization". Michigan Secretary of State. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  2. State Representative Pamela Hornberger
  3. "Representative Pamela Hornberger's Biography". Vote Smart. Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  4. "The Spartan Caucus". Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  5. Pauling, Emily (December 9, 2016). "L'anse Creuse School Board Treasurer Hornberger resigns to take seat in state House". The Voice.
  6. "Pamela Hornberger, District 32". Retrieved September 18, 2019.
  7. Lauren Gibbons (November 5, 2020). "Jason Wentworth set to serve as next Michigan House Speaker". MLive. Retrieved November 6, 2020.
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