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Our Board

We are proud to have our local elected officials and workforce development board members come together every two months to discuss workforce development activities in our six-county region. As you can see, our board consists of a wide variety of individuals from various industries, making our board very unique in its make-up.

LOCAL ELECTED OFFICIALS (LEO)

Chair - Larry Emig, Osceola County
Vice Chair - Mark Warba, City of Big Rapids

Janet Andersen, Mason County

Larry Byl, Oceana County

Linda Howard, Mecosta County

Les Johnson, City of Ludington

Chris Ortwein, Newaygo County

Karl Walls, Lake County

Lavern Willett, Newaygo County

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD (WDB)

Chair - Deborah Smith-Olson, Lake-Osceola State Bank - Baldwin
Vice Chair - Julia Pasley, Nestle/Gerber - Fremont

Voni Booyinga, Workforce Development Agency/State of Michigan - Lansing

David Cooper, Whitehall Industries - Ludington

David Eisler, Ferris State University - Big Rapids

Tim Ferguson, Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union Local 368 - Grand Rapids

Dena Fisk, Ice Mountain - Stanwood

Amy Frey, General Mills/Yoplait - Reed City

Nancy Griffin, Dept. of Health and Human Services/Michigan Rehabilitation Services - Big Rapids

Eric Gustad, Consumers Energy, Ludington

Dan Kosheba, United Auto Workers - Grand Rapids

Ron Marek, Reed City Tool - Reed City

Don Martin , Michigan Dept. of Corrections - Reed City

Dan Massy, Osceola County Community Development - Reed City

David Merriam, Leprino Foods - Remus

Carla Roberts, Fremont Area Community Foundation - Fremont

Cynthia Romanowski, Arbre Farms - Walkerville

Christine Schurkamp, Spectrum Health Gerber Memorial - Fremont

Rob Splane, West Coast Integration, LLC - Mears

Liz Stark, Mason-Lake Adult Education - Scottville

Sheri Thompson, Mecosta Osceola ISD - Reed City

Mary Trucks, Five-Cap, Inc. - Scottville

William Visser, Plumbers, Fitters, and Service Trades #174 - Grand Rapids

Janet Vyse-Staszak, Dept. of Health and Human Services - Ludington/Hart

 

 

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