Board of Directors

Our 2018 board of directors includes leaders from our region’s most esteemed businesses, universities, and nonprofits.

Donald Bachand- President, Saginaw Valley State University
Michael Bacigalupo – Executive Director/ COO, State Theatre
Mark Basset –  CEO, Hemlock Semiconductor
Marisa Horak Belotti –  Chief Strategy Officer, The F.P. Horak Company
Ed Bruff – President & CEO, Covenant HealthCare
Becky Church – President/Coo, Midland Tomorrow
Frank Cloutier – Public Relations Director, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe
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 Managment Group
Gavin Goetz –  Executive Director, External Affairs  – AT&T
Jean Goodnow – President,  Delta College
David Green – Senior Banker/Senior VP, Huntington Bank
Christine Hammond, Ph.D – President, Mid Michigan Community College
Dennis Hoeg – VP, Global Manufacturing, Mfg Egrg, and 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
Martha Zehnder Kaczynski – Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Bavarian Inn Lodge
Trevor Keyes – VP of Economic Development, Bay Future, Inc.
Dr. George E. Kikano – Dean, College of Medicine, Central Michigan University
Shane Ladwein – Global Director Engineered Materials Product Line The Dow Chemical Company
Jon Lynch  – President,  Three Rivers Corporation
Jeff Martin – Associate Director Public Affairs, The Dow Chemical Company
Diane Middleton – Executive Director, Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
Tim Morales –  City Manager, City of Saginaw
Dick Mott – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Morley Companies Inc.
Dana Muscott – City Manager City of Bay City
Kelley Peatross, Ph.D – Community Affairs Area Manager, Consumers Energy
Larry Preston – CEO,  Tri-Star Trust Bank
Keith Pretty – President, Northwood University
Robert Rathbun – Vice President of Purchasing and Marketing, Chemical Bank
Greg Rogers – President & CEO, MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland
George Ross -President, Central Michigan University
Annie Rummel – President & CEO, Great Lakes Bay Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau
Amanda Schafer – Executive Director, Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation
Jerome E. Schwind  – President & Chief Operations, Officer Isabella Bank
Peter Shaheen – Vice President, SSP Associates
Linda Sims- Executive Director of Communications and External Affairs, Saginaw Valley State University
Herb Spence III – President & CEO, Spence Brothers Construction Services
Ellen Talbott – V.P. of Patient Care Services, McLaren Bay Region
Ryan Tarrant – President & CEO, Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
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