Ralph Boudreau, Candidate for Undersheriff


About Me

I have been married to Terri for over 38years.  We have two adult children:  Ashley, Phoenix, AZ and Brenden, Kent City, MI who is married to Elizabeth and they have our two grandchildren George and Genevieve. I have been a resident of Iosco County since 1978and worked my entire 25.5 year career with the Michigan State Police at the East Tawas Post.  I have served as the Iosco County Undersheriff for the past three terms.        


1978 Lake Superior State University  Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice  

1978 Michigan State Police Training  Academy  Graduate of the 95th Trooper    

                                                                                                     Recruit School  

2004 University of Cincinnati   Masters of Science, Criminal Justice 

Achievements & Awards

1980-2018      Lake Superior State University Public Safety/ M.C.O.L.E.S. Advisory Board  

1981-2001      United States Coast Guard Auxiliary  

                         --Flotilla Staff Officer, Vice Flotilla Commander, Flotilla Commander  

1991-1997 Drug Abuse Resistance Education  

                         --Instructor, State trainer 

1993               Michigan State Police Trooper of the Year  

1993-2005 4H Iosco County  

                        --Volunteer & Leader  

1982-Present  Tawas United Methodist Church  

                         -- Former church trustee committee chairman, present church council    

                             chairman and monthly newsletter editor  

1996-Present Tawas Area Elks #2525   Member 


1996-Present   Tawas Area Elks #2525     

National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) 

Great Lakes Gun Rights (GLGR) 

I currently serve on the Region 3 Homeland Security Planning Board and the Region 3 LETPA (Law Enforcement Terrorism Planning Activity) Committee. I have served on advisory committees for M.C.O.L.E.S. (Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards).