Hon. Jon H. Hulsing, Chairperson

  • Elected by Circuit Court Judges
  • Member since January 1, 2019
  • Current term expires December 31, 2024

  • Hon. Jon Hulsing has served as judge for the 20th Circuit Court in Ottawa County, MI since 2006. His docket consists of both criminal and civil cases.  He has been the Chief Judge pro tem since 2016.  In 2018 he was elected by all of Michigan’s circuit court judges to be their representative on the Commission.  In addition to six years of private law practice, Judge Hulsing served as an Assistant and Senior Assistant Prosecutor in Ottawa County from 1995 to 2006. In 1983 he began his public service career as a deputy with the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office and then as a patrolman with the Wyoming Police Department. He previously served as a member and committee co-chair of the Michigan Judges Association.  He graduated summa cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Grand Valley State University.  In 2020, he became one of 22 national commissioners with CALEA, the Commission for the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies.  CALEA establishes best practices for law enforcement agencies. He is currently the Commission's Chairperson.