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Michael Sareini was elected to his first term on the Dearborn City Council in November 2013.


Sareini is a life long resident of Dearborn.  He is the son of the late Tom Sareini, owner of the Village Café previously located for over 25 years on Greenfield Rd at Rotunda Drive, and Suzanne Sareini, retired Dearborn City Council President Pro-Tem who served on the Council for 24 years.


Sareini and his wife Dalal have five children – Toufic, Houssain, Aliah, Suzanne and Hassan.


Sareini graduated from Fordson High School in 1990 and earned his Associate’s Degree from Henry Ford Community College in 1993. Sareini began a career in automotive sales in 1995. Sareini has won countless sales awards, and in 2011 was recognized by Ford Motor Company as Michigan’s #1 ranked volume salesman and #3 ranked salesman in the country.


Sareini was appointed as the sole representative of the state of Michigan in a national Ford Sales Advisory Panel that consisted of only 13 nationally renowned salesmen. Sareini’s recommendation resulted in a direct policy change within Ford Credit, the company’s financing arm.


In 2006, after 14 years out of the classroom, and while working full-time and raising his family, Sareini returned to school to complete his education at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Sareini graduated in 2009 “With High Distinction,” earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Political Science and minoring in Psychology.


Sareini continued pursuing higher education, graduated from Thomas M. Cooley School of Law and has been a general practicing Attorney for 8 years.


Sareini was chosen by the Michigan Attorney General as a transition team guidance member of experts comprising extremely-revered individuals from the government, legal, indigenous, and corporate sectors.  This team was formed to guide a smooth and seamless transition between administrations as the Attorney General-Elect took office, effective January 1, 2019.


Sareini has a long history of participating in Dearborn youth recreation programs, sitting on boards and coaching. Sareini is a supporter of many local charities.

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 11 Dearborn Officers Join Force

riginal article from Dearborn Patch by Beth Dalbey can be found from The Dearborn Patch here

DEARBORN, MI – Six new full-time police officers, two part-time officers and three ordinance enforcement officers recently joined the Dearborn Police Department.

The new officers include:

Ryan Alexander graduated from Waterford Mott and started his college career at Oakland Community College where he earned EMT Certification. After two years, he transferred to Michigan State University, graduating with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice. During that time, he ran his own lawn maintenance company and worked in the Marine Division of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department. Shortly after, he enlisted in the Army where he served for eight years, ultimately retiring as a Special Forces Staff Sergeant.

Kefah Mazloum lives in the Dearborn. He graduated from Fordson High School and attended Henry Ford Community College and then Madonna University, earning an associate’s degree and a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice, graduating with honors. He was employed as a part-time security guard at Garden City Hospital and worked a second job as a nurse assistant at Henry Ford Hospital in West Bloomfield.

Adam Walker attended Oakland Community College and the University of Michigan-Dearborn and received an associate’s degree and bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice. His work experience includes being employed in a private sector security industry at Loomis Armored Service.

Joshua Matschikowski is a Dearborn resident who graduated from Melvindale High School. He has served in the United States Army and has received national awards. After discharge, he returned home to Michigan and enrolled at Schoolcraft College earning an associate’s degree in Liberal Arts.

Kiefer McCollum attended Lake Superior State University where he completed his Bachelor’s Degree. He then obtained a position with the Transportation Security Administration as a screening officer. He has also completed two internships with a police department.

Aaron Najor
is enrolled at Oakland University where he is currently working towards his degree in criminal justice. His most recent employment was in the private sector security industry. His work experience includes Universal Protection Service as a supervisor of public safety at Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights.

The Dearborn Police Department’s new part-time officers are retired Dearborn Police Sergeant Derek Greathouse, and Derek Sturdevan.

Derek Greathouse lives in Dearborn. He worked as a previously City of Dearborn police officer, serving 25 years. He retired at the rank of sergeant. He worked as a Beaumont Hospital Police Authority staff member and also had a part-time job at the Village of South Rockwood Police Department. His experience includes 13 years as an evidence technician.

Derek Sturdevan attended Saint Clair Community College where he attained an associate’s degree in applied arts and science with an emphasis in criminal justice. He then attended the Macomb Community College Police Academy. His has been a part-time police officer with the Richmond Police Department and a full-time police officer with the Farmington Hills Police Department. He also was employed as a security officer at LSS Consulting in Rochester Hills.

The department’s three new ordinance officers are;

Amar-Paul “Amy” Bhullar is a 19-year-old sophomore at the University of Michigan-Dearborn where she is pursuing a degree in psychology and minoring in Spanish. She is fluent in Spanish, Punjabi and Hindi. She is a member of the University of Michigan’s Student Government organization and on the Women’s Varsity Cross-Country team. She will be assigned to the Parking Enforcement day shift.

Cayla Lockard attends Wayne State University and is majoring in social work. She enjoys gardening, camping and other outdoor activities. Once fully trained and certified, she will be assigned as an animal control officer on the day shift.

Elizabeth “Betsy” Summerfield is a longtime Dearborn resident. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and experience in working with animals at the Michigan Humane Society and Animal Care Network. She has a passion for animals and enjoys traveling, running and caring for her three pets. Upon completing several weeks of in-house training, she will be assigned to the day shift Animal Control.

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