About Dennis

Dennis Lennox is a public affairs consultant and columnist for The Morning Sun, the daily newspaper of record for central Michigan. His writings on politics, foreign affairs and travel have been published in the Toronto Sun, Financial Times, Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Britain’s Independent, The Wall Street Journal and Washington Times. Lennox has also appeared on the BBC, CBC, CNN, MTV, National Public Radio and the Fox News Channel.

He is a former county drain commissioner for the State of Michigan, an elected office overseeing public works and water resources. Previously, Lennox worked for the re-election campaign of President George W. Bush, Congressman David Camp of Michigan and the majority caucus in the Michigan Senate. He held a youth chairmanship in the presidential campaign of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney; helping the Michigan native win the state's 2008 and 2012 presidential primary elections. Lennox was a Republican candidate for the Michigan House of Representatives and the co-chairman of Yes on Proposal 1, the campaign for a state constitutional convention, in 2010. In 2008, he was the youngest member of the Michigan delegation at the Republican National Convention, which formally nominated the party's candidates for president and vice president of the United States.

Lennox, a past member of the International Association of Political Consultants, has observed and consulted on national elections in several countries, including Canada, Norway and Sweden. He previously represented the Republican Party in meetings with foreign leaders, including presidents, prime ministers and heads of political parties.

Earlier in his professional career he was a professional hockey official in collegiate, junior and professional leagues across Canada, Europe and the United States.

Lennox attended Central Michigan University, where he studied political science, history and journalism. He also sits on the vestry (board) of St. John's Episcopal Church, one of Detroit's oldest Protestant churches.