Genesee County Drain Commissioner

Jeff Wright, Drain Commissioner

"It has always been my great privilege to serve in every capacity that I have been allowed to through the years in this office. If the people of Genesee County desire it, I shall continue in my efforts to act in their best interests"

The Genesee County Drain Commissioner is from the Atherton/Bentley area. He is married with 3 children and 5 grandchildren. Prior to being elected to this office, he spent 23 years working for Commissioner Anthony Ragnone as an Inspector, Right of Way Agent, and as the Deputy Drain Commissioner of this department.



The Genesee County Drain Commissioner's past positions include:

  • Chief Executive Officer of Karegnondi Water Authority
  • Legislative Committee and Executive Board of Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners
  • Northeast District Chairman – Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners
  • Former Secretary/Treasurer – Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners
  • Genesee County Parks Board Member
  • Genesee County Fair Board Member
  • Past Member - Statute Review Committee of Michigan Association of County Drain Commissioners
  • Executive Board Member – Genesee County Democratic Party
  • Former Officer – Democratic 225 Club
  • Member – Third District Democratic Club
  • Administered Summer Youth Employment Program
  • Former Member – Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission
  • First, Second and Third Annual Flint River Clean Up Volunteer
  • Board Member – Sam Duncan Memorial Scholarship Fund
  • Former Member - Zoning Board of Appeals – City of Burton