Councilmember Renee Pettengill

Renee Pettengill is a hard-working member of Brighton's City Council, focused on preserving our quality-of-life andPortrait-PettengillR delivering good city services. She plans to continue to work diligently with the City Council and staff to create a strategy that will support growth and culture in the City of Brighton without jeopardizing the small town feel and sense of community that so many of us love. "My goal is to ensure that Brighton continues to improve and remains an outstanding place to live and conduct business."

Councilmember Pettengill is a very active member of the community. She divides her time volunteering with various organizations around town such as Bountiful Harvest, The Imagination Station, Boy Scouts, Optimist Club, Chamber of Commerce and city events. She also coaches the Scranton Middle school tennis team and serves two positions on the committee for Troop 350.

Renee started working in community engagement in 2012, for Cornerstone Schools in Detroit. She is currently the Cornerstone for Life Manager where she is dedicated to changing the lives of inner city youth by working with them to build careers in skilled trades.

Renee is highly respected by our downtown merchants because of her continued "boots on the ground" communication. She listens and delivers. Strong relationships with the downtown merchants began to form in 2011 while she fought for the restoration of the beloved Imagination Station located in the heart of our downtown.

Renee and her husband Stuart will celebrate their 20th year of marriage this year. They have two children enrolled in BAS. The Pettengill family is proud to call downtown Brighton their home where they are often found strolling the tridges, dining, shopping, playing tennis, and enjoying the Imagination Station. 

Currently serving on the City Council, Zoning Board of Appeals, Traffic Safety Advisory Board, Recession Recovery Committee, and served as Vice-Chair of the Brighton 150th Committee and the Environmental Council.

Feel free to contact Renee at 248-797-0829 or via  Councilmember Pettengill is currently serving a 4-year term, ending November 2025.