District 6360 DGE Nathan Triplett
Nathan joined the Rotary Club of East Lansing in 2009 and served as 2012- 2013 Club President. He has previously served as District Rotary Foundation Committee Chair, Assistant Governor, and as a Rotary Leadership Institute facilitator. The Foundation is Nathan’s Rotary passion. He is a Major Donor and a Charter Member of District 6360’s Paul Harris Society.
Nathan served as a member of the East Lansing City Council from 2007-2015 and, at 30, was elected as the youngest Mayor in the community’s history in 2013. He served on the Michigan Municipal League’s (MML) Board of Trustees and was elected Vice President and President of the Board. Today, Triplett serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA), Vice President of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan, and serves on the boards of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, the MML Foundation, the City of East Lansing’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee, and the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission. He also Chairs the Rules and Political Reform Committee and serves as Parliamentarian of the Michigan Democratic Party. Nathan is an Eagle Scout who volunteers as District Chairman for the Chief Okemos District of the Boy Scouts of America.
Nathan is a recipient of the Governor’s Service Award, the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 10 Over the Next 10 Award, the Michigan State University Distinguished Young Alumni Award, and the Arts Council of Greater Lansing’s inaugural Civic Leadership Award.
Triplett graduated from Michigan State University’s James Madison College in 2006 with degrees in Political Theory, Constitutional Democracy and Social Relations. He holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a Juris Doctor from the Michigan State University College of Law. Professionally, Nathan serves as Democratic Legal Counsel for the Michigan House of Representatives. He lives in East Lansing with his wife, Sarah, and their son, Teddy.