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Endorsements

"Alyshia is a true progressive with the background and frontline experience in both policing and social work that we need to achieve meaningful criminal justice system reform."

BOB KING

Former International President - UAW

"Alyshia is the only candidate that has actually worked as a patrol officer at the Washtenaw County Sheriff's office, and has stood side by side with union and community activists for years. She has what it takes to implement meaningful reform, and root out any corruption. Women leaders in law enforcement reduce brutality and offer more compassion. I am behind Alyshia 100 percent."

SAM RIDDLE

J.D. (UM), Political Director, Michigan National Action Network

"Alyshia Dyer will make Washtenaw County safer while protecting people and the U.S. Constitution."

RENEE CURTIS

President - MI Nurses Association/UM Professional Nurse Council

SONYA ALVARADO

American Fed. of Teachers (AFT/AFL-CIO) MI Field Representative

YODIT MESFIN JOHNSON

Founder YMJ & Associates

HEDIEH BRIGGS

Community Activist

DAVE DEVARTI

Washtenaw Community College Trustee

JACINDA TOWNSEND GIDES

Ann Arbor School Board Member

JASON TOWLER

Washtenaw Co. Community Action - Board Chair, American Fed. of Teachers Organizer

WILL GARCIA

AFSCME 2733, Labor Activist

SUE HADDEN

Retired RN, Ann Arbor InDivisible for Democracy Co-Leader, Precinct Delegate

“Alyshia is the only candidate who has the critical combination of experience as a deputy sheriff on road patrol and is a licensed social worker with a masters in public policy. Alyshia's experience will bring transparency and accountability citizens deserve.“

CHRISTINA LIRONES

Former Pittsfield Clerk and Treasurer

JAMIE LOWELL

Cannabis Activist and Business Leader

JEREMIAH RICHARDSON

Former Deputy, Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office

DAN EZEKIEL

Parks and Recreation Commissioner

TAD WYSOR

Local Community Organizer and Union Leader

FELIZIANA MEYER

Former Pittsfield Twp. Clerk

ARTHUR THOMAS

Community Activist

"The Washtenaw sheriff's office has been around for decades, its past time we had a female sheriff."

JEREMY LAPHAM

Nurse Practitioner

ASHLEY SHUKAIT

Harm Reductionist, Public Health Professional

"Alyshia is the only cop I trust."

KEN SCOTT

Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police, Law Enforcement National Leader

DIANE GOLDSTEIN

Retired Lieutenant,
National Drug Policy Expert

"Alyshia has been a great advocate nationally on drug policy reform and has the experience necessary to lead. Her ten years experience combined with her work in policy and social work are excellent combinations for our next sheriff."

ME'CHELLE KING

Ypsilanti City Council
Ward One

DESIRAÉ SIMMONS

Ypsilanti City Council
Ward Three

NICK ROUMEL

Civil Rights Attorney

ANDREA URDA-THOMPSON

Pittsfield Twp. Trustee

ADAM CECIL

National Assoc. of Social Workers - MI Region 10 Board Representative

LEAHA SKYLAR DOTSON

Environmental and Community Activist

ZACHARIAH FARAH

Ann Arbor Renters Commission Chair

ELISA GUYTON

Former Executive Director
Riverside Arts Center

CHRISTINA MONTAGUE

First African-American Chair of Washtenaw Co. Board of Commissioners, Business Leader

LAUREN SARGENT

Community Organizer, Retired Psychologist

MAIA HUDSON

Community Leader

"She’s been on the street working with all of the community and has always been there to protect it and to right the wrongs. Her experience and integrity will ensure we have a Sheriff’s Office that we can trust.”

ALEX THOMAS

Ypsilanti Twp. Advocate,
Chair of YpsiNICE

KATHY GRISWOLD

Former Ann Arbor City Council Member, Social Worker

MARVIN COTTON JR.

Exoneree, CEO, Better Not Broken LLC

DARWIN GRIFFIN

Community Leader and Radio Show Host

KEN NIXON

Exoneree, CEO, & Justice Activist

KENYATTA RASHON

Ypsilanti High Alumnus &
R&B Artist

ED STEINMAN

Volunteer Tutor -
Washtenaw Co. Jail

"What sets Alyshia apart is her ten years of police and investigative experience. We need a Sheriff who has actually done the job. She has experience leading community organizations and has two advanced degrees from UM in policy and social work as well as a leadership certificate from the Ross School of Business. Her insight will lead to increased safety and improved restorative justice.”

SHERIFF SUSAN HUTSON

First African-American Female Sheriff in Louisiana, National Oversight Expert

ANGELA AMISON

Legal Doula & Advocate

My only choice for sheriff is Alyshia Dyer. She will put people first. As an officer her record speaks for itself.

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