Laura Cardamone

Laura CardamoneLaura Cardamone, Trustee

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Biography

Laura attended Wayne State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree in 1987 and her Master of Social Work in 1990. She moved to Clinton Township with her mother and siblings in 1984 and purchased her first condominium in 1992. Laura and her husband, Roger, moved to Mount Clemens in 1999 and returned to Clinton Township in 2013.

Laura and Roger have two sons, Anthony and Marco.

Career

The voters of Clinton Township selected Laura Cardamone for Clinton Township Trustee in November 2020.

Prior to her election, Laura served a six-year term on the Chippewa Valley Schools Board of Education. During that time, the board was charged with balancing many priorities. Their work included developing an appropriate COVID-19 response, securing funding through an additional bond, setting guidelines for union contracts, supporting updates in curriculum and technology, filling significant staff positions, and updating a district-wide strategic plan. She is also a member of the Chippewa Valley Coalition for Youth and Families and plans to stay active in her new role.

As a social worker for more than 30 years, Laura has worked tirelessly to advocate for change by focusing on problem resolution, empowerment and growth, and accountability. Running for trustee was a decision made from a strong belief in applying her skills to improve the community. Laura sees much potential for the Township to partner with its school districts and small businesses to encourage more equity. In the wake of the pandemic, she continues to promote mental and physical health throughout the community.