A native of Washington, D.C., Cameron S. Brown is a former member of the Michigan Senate and Michigan House of Representatives. Cameron has an MPA from Western Michigan University and a BA in History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He also attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Prior to serving in the Michigan Legislature, Cameron was Marketing Vice President for a southwest Michigan healthcare products manufacturer.
Cameron is versatile in a variety of disciplines, from public-policy research and writing to economic development to historic preservation and land-use planning to imaging and messaging for corporations and political campaigns. As a community volunteer, he is currently the president of the Kalamazoo Abraham Lincoln Project, a new Michigan nonprofit corporation organized to celebrate Abraham Lincoln's 1856 visit to Kalamazoo in a sustained and creative way. Kalamazoo is the only place in Michigan where Mr. Lincoln made a public appearance. Cameron also volunteers with the Southwest Michigan Area Team of Operation Christmas Child.
While in the Senate, Cameron was Vice Chair of the Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee, Chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Emerging Technologies Committee, Chair of the Agriculture Subcommittee of Appropriations, and Vice Chair of the Education Subcommittee of Appropriations. He authored 50 public acts.
Among his most formative experiences, Cameron counts being a student at T.C. Williams High School the eventful year depicted in the Walt Disney movie Remember the Titans as especially memorable. Cameron was Vice-President of the senior class. Cameron and his wife Helen reside in Kalamazoo, Michigan.