Board of Directors

Our 2017 board of directors includes leaders from our region’s most esteemed businesses, universities, and nonprofits.

Bill Allen – President & CEO – Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Donald Bachand – President – Saginaw Valley State University
Michael Bacigalupo – Executive Director/ COO – State Theatre
Mark Bassett– CEO – Hemlock Semiconductor
Marisa Horak Belotti – Chief Strategy Officer – The F.P. Horak Company
Ed Bruff – President & CEO – Covenant HealthCare
Chief Frank Cloutier – Public Relations Director – Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
Eileen Curtis – President & CEO – Bay Area Community Foundation
John Decker – Associate Vice President and General Counsel – Saginaw Valley State University
Jim Fabiano – Partner/Owner – Fabiano Brothers
Matt Felan – President & CEO – Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance
J. W. Fisher – President – Fisher Companies
Dick Garber – Owner – Garber Management Group
Gavin Goetz – External Affairs – AT&T
Dr. Jean Goodnow – President – Delta College
David Green – Senior Banker/Senior VP – Huntington Bank
Jimmy Greene – CEO – Associated Builders and Contractors – Greater Michigan Chapter
Robert Hagen – Owner – Hagen Ford
Dr. Christine Hammond– President – Mid Michigan Community College
Dennis Hoeg – VP, Global Manufacturing, Mfg Eng & Enterprise Systems- Nexteer Automotive
Jim Holton – Owner – Mountain Town Station, Mt. Pleasant Brewery, Camille’s on River
Bret Hyble – President & CEO – Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce
Dr. George E. Kikano – Dean, College of Medicine – Central Michigan University
Shane Ladwein – Global Director Engineered Materials Product Line – Dow Corning Corporation
Jeff Martin – Public Affairs Leader – The Dow Chemical Company
James McBryde – President & CEO – Middle Michigan Development Corp
Bo Miller – Co Founder & Principal – NightFire Advisors, LLC
Tim Morales – City Manager – City of Saginaw
Dick Mott – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer – Morley Companies Inc.
Dr. Kelley Peatross – Community Affairs Area Manager – Consumers Energy
Larry Preston – CEO – Tri-Star Trust Bank
Keith Pretty, J. D. – President – Northwood University
Robert Rathbun – Vice President of Purchasing and Marketing – Chemical Bank
Nancy Ridley – City Manager – City of Mt. Pleasant
Greg Rogers – President & CEO – MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland
Dr. George Ross – President – Central Michigan University
Dr. Annie Rummel – President & CEO – Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau
Peter Shaheen – Vice President – SSP Associates
Linda Sims – VP/ED for Communications and External Affairs – Saginaw Valley State University
Herb Spence III – President & CEO – Spence Brothers Construction Services
Erin Strang – President & CEO – CMU Research Corp
Ellen Talbott – V.P. of Patient Care Services – McLaren Bay Region
Terri Trotter – President & CEO – Midland Center for the Arts
Rob Vallentine – Global Director, Corporate Citizenship President, The Dow Chemical Company Foundation – The Dow Chemical Company
Robert Van Deventer – President & CEO – Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce
Ray Van Driessche – Director Community & Government Relations – Michigan Sugar
Jenee Velasquez – Executive Director – Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation
Carolyn Wierda – Executive Director of STEM@SVSU – Saginaw Valley State University