Ward 4

Elected in 2015, Craig Pappin is currently serving his first term on the Jackson City Council.

Pappin is a local attorney who also owns and operates a retail business in the City, and currently serves with the USAF Reserves.

He earned a degree from the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2009, a bachelor's degree from Siena Heights University in 2001, two associate's degrees from Jackson Community College and one associate's degree from the Community College of the Air Force.

Ward 4 makes up the northwest corner of the City of Jackson.

Entertainment & Shopping


Ward 4 includes many of Jackson’s entertainment and shopping areas, containing portions of the Jackson Crossings Mall, two theaters, an ice arena and a variety of local and chain restaurants.

Residential Area


The southern portion of the ward is mainly residential. Michigan Avenue cuts across the southern portion of the ward, connecting the Westwood Mall (just west of Ward 4) to the historical center of Jackson (located in Ward 5).

Jackson High School


The school is located in the southeast section of Ward 4 and has a student body of more than 1,500. The building was constructed in 1927 and underwent major renovations in 2003.

Places of Interest


Schools