Michael and his wife Pauline reside on Attridge Road with their twin daughters AlexaRae and Carlie. Michael was first elected to the Chili Town Board in 1999. Michael has a long history of volunteering and giving back to the community. He has served on a number of boards and committees such as Airport Corridor Major Investment Study, Chili Master Plan as a member and liaison (1999, 2002, 2006), Chairman - Community Center Research Committee, Parks and Recreation Master Plan Committee, past Chairman and Liaison of the town's Drainage Committee, liaison to Recreation Advisory Committee, liaison to the Chili Public Library Board, liaison to the Architectural Advisory Committee, and for Chili Soccer as former Board member, Director of Fields & Equipment, Coordinator of the Fall 5v5 program, division coordinator as well as coach and former player in the early 1970's. Michael and his family have also volunteered with the Special Olympics.