Willie German Jr

City of Muskegon Ward II Commissioner, Willie German Jr. can be reached at [email protected]


To build a sustainable community that promotes public health and safety, economic growth, environmental preservation; as well as a livable community that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion for a better future for children and the community of Muskegon.

Willie German, Jr. was born and raised in Muskegon. He began his education at Angell Elementary School, continued to Steele Junior High School and is proud to be a Muskegon High School “Big Red” graduate of the class of 1980.

Willie’s entire professional career has been dedicated to education and leadership in the community. He has always focused on helping youth to be successful. Presently, he is employed at Muskegon Community College as their Information Commons Technician/Student Success Advocate Supervisor.

Additionally, he understands business as a business owner. He is the proud father of three children—two daughters and one son, all Muskegon Public School graduates. Five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.


Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership/Administration at Western Michigan University

Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing Management at Baker College of Muskegon

Associate degree in Business/Graphic Communication at Baker College of Muskegon

Certification in Computer Networking Engineering at Baker College of Muskegon

Certification in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at American Association Access Equity Diversity (AAAED)

Certificate Leadership at Leadership of Muskegon

Committee Served:

Served as Muskegon City Vice Mayor in 2022.

President: Muskegon County Democratic Party Black Caucus


Equal Opportunity Committee of City of Muskegon

Housing Board of Appeals Committee City of Muskegon

Housing Commission Committee City of Muskegon

Zoning Board of Appeals City of Muskegon

Foster Care Review Board Committee of Michigan Supreme Court

CASA: Child Abuse Council

Breakthrough Believers- Substance Abuse Committee.

Former Vice Chair: (EEOC) City of Muskegon Equal Employment Opportunity Board

NAACP Member: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Volunteer for United Way

Advisor for Muskegon Community College Black Student Alliance

City of Muskegon Chair – Local Officer Compensation Committee

City of Muskegon Image Committee.

Optimist Club Member:

Community Organizer with the Michigan Organizing Project: (MOP) where his major concerns were Education, Employment, and Immigration.


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