Roslyn Grafstein, Mayor

Roslyn Grafstein

Roslyn Grafstein


Term Expires: November 08, 2021

Roslyn Grafstein was elected to Council in November 2017 and in 2019 she was appointed by council as the Mayor Pro Tem and on August 2020 was appointed as Mayor to fill the vacant seat. Roslyn is a Chartered Financial Analyst and former Certified Financial Planner with an Economics Degree from York University. In 2004 Roslyn moved from Toronto to Madison Heights where she and her husband chose to raise their two children.

Roslyn has served on the Parks and Recreation Advisory board, was a Girl Scout leader and a Robotics coach. She is a Charter member of the Madison Heights Moms Club and a member of the Madison Heights Women’s Club. Roslyn was council representative for the Crime Commission and Youth Assistance, is the School City liaison as well as the council representative for the Friends of Madison Heights Youth, Madison Heights Community Coalition and the Environmental Citizens Committee, a Committee she revived in her first year on council. Roslyn is active with the Michigan Municipal League (MML) and the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) having been appointed council representative for SEMCOG in 2019. She was also on the SEMCOG Work Skills Task Force (2018/19) and has attended many of their training programs including age friendly region, local government finance and road finance. Mayor Pro Tem Grafstein welcomes suggestions from our city residents on what they would like to see in the City. She can be reached directly at (248) 716-4723 or