David S. Rowley

Government and Public Policy Educator

As a member of MSU Extension, David brings over 25 years of experience in Michigan local government to the Government and Public Policy team.  His expertise includes local government administration, finance and tax policy, land use, land division, as well as civic engagement and education.  He is a certified Michigan Advanced Assessing Officer (MAAO 3) and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Central Michigan University.  While having statewide responsibilities, his primary focus is on the Saginaw Bay Region and Michigan’s Thumb covering Michigan’s prosperity regions 5 and 6. 

community planning and zoning finance local government administration property tax land use governing boards land division civics property tax appeals assessment administration tax tribunal board of review