Jim Haadsma has lived in Battle Creek for over 24 years.1 As a lawyer specializing in workers’ compensation, social security, and disability law, he has always fought hard for working people and their families.1 As a Calhoun County Commissioner, he’s made sure our local government has kept the people as its number one priority. Jim has always believed that we need more public servants who know the meaning of hard work and being there for one another. As a result, he’s been deeply involved in his community to make sure that all people get a fair shot at success for themselves and for their families. He has been elected to 4 terms on the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners and has worked hard every day to make our community a better place.2

Jim Haadsma has lived in Battle Creek for over 24 years.1 As a lawyer specializing in workers’ compensation, social security, and disability law, he has always fought hard for working people and their families.1 As a Calhoun County Commissioner, he’s made sure our local government has kept the people as its number one priority. Jim has always believed that we need more public servants who know the meaning of hard work and being there for one another. As a result, he’s been deeply involved in his community to make sure that all people get a fair shot at success for themselves and for their families. He has been elected to 4 terms on the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners and has worked hard every day to make our community a better place.2

Jim’s Accomplishments:


  • Served as a Board Director for the Battle Creek Kiwanis3
  • Vice Chair of the Minges-Riverside Neighborhood Planning Council4
  • Board Member of the Inspire Community Development Credit Union5
  • Served as Calhoun County Commissioner for 8 years6

Jim Haadsma has always been committed to working across the aisle to get things done for our community.

Jim has always believed in:


  • Attracting diverse jobs and businesses to boost our economy
  • Holding drug companies accountable for price gouging
  • Putting working families before corporate special interests
  • Expanding access to preschool and affordable child care

to join the fight for progress!