Councilman André L. Spivey was elected to the Detroit City Council in November 2009 and currently serves as the President Pro-Tem. He also serves as the Vice-Chairman of the Public Health and Safety Committee and is a member of the Internal Operations/Budget, Finance and Audit Committee. In addition to the committees that he serves, Councilman Spivey was the chair of the City Council Census Task Force, co-chair of the Returning Citizens/Second Chance Task Forces and served on the Belle Isle Task Force. He currently chairs the M.O.O.V.E. Task Force which deals with childhood obesity and represents the City Council on the SEMCOG, Detroit Zoological Society Board of Directors and the Eastern Market Corporation Governing Board.
A native of Detroit and graduate of Cass Technical High School, he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, a Master of Divinity Degree from Colgate Rochester Divinity School in Rochester, New York and a Master of Science Degree in Administration from Central Michigan University.