About TMCG

Taxpayers for Michigan Constitutional Government is a non-profit, tax exempt Michigan organization founded by  Wayne State Law Professor John Mogk and Public Administration Consultant and Adjunct Professor Steve Duchane to unite taxpayers, municipal leaders, educators and lawyers to bring action against the State of Michigan for violating the minimum annual revenue sharing payments to local governments required by the state constitution.



Board of Directors and Officers

President and Attorney John Mogk 

John Mogk is a professor at Wayne State University School of Law and serves as TMCG president and legal counsel. His full bio can be found here.






Treasurer Steve Duchane

Steve Duchane is government executive consultant and an associate professor. His full bio can be found here.






Attorney John Philo

John Philo is the executive and legal director of the Maurice and Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic and Social Justice. 






Communications and Outreach Director Sara Kandel

Sara Kandel is a writer and Communications Consultant with a background in news media and local government communications. She can be reached here.

Attorney Robert Sedler

Robert Sedler is a Constitutional Law and Conflicts of Law professor at Wayne State University School of Law.







Secretary Randy Blum

Randy Blum is the finance director for the City of Eastpointe.






Attorney Tracy Peters

Tracy Peters is an attorney and advocate who specializes in state and federal education law.