Leadership

Dave Smith, Chair
The Employers’ Association
Jay Dunwell
Wolverine Coil Spring
Val Putnam
Ottawa Area ISD
Cindy Brown, Vice Chair
The Right Place
Jim Fisher
Second Act, LLC
Dan Rinsema-Sybenga
Muskegon Community College
Travis Alden
Barry County Chamber of Commerce &
Economic Development Alliance
Bob Ferrentino
Montcalm Community College
Michelle Seigo
Department of Health & Human Services Ionia/Montcalm
Nora Balgoyen
ITC Holdings, Inc
Heather Gluszewski
Haworth
Samantha Semrau
Hastings Manufacturing Company
Ryan Bennett
West MI Plumbers and Fitters
Kiesha Guy
Goodwill Industries of West Michigan
Dan TenHoopen
Heart of West Michigan United Way
Labor Liaison – AFL-CIO
Mark Bergsma
Berends Hendricks Stuit
Mike Helsel
Ventra
Therese Thill
The Right Place
Randy Boss
Ottawa Kent Insurance
Rebecca Herrington
Perrigo
Mark Thomas
Northview Public Schools
Norm Brady
Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
West Michigan Chapter
Jon Hofman
Holland Board of Public Works
Darryl Todd
Muskegon Area First
Kenyatta Brame
Cascade Engineering
Angela Huesman
Lakeshore Advantage
Patricia VerDuin
Mobius Coaching
John Buchan
Autocam
David Kitchen
West Michigan Electrical JATC
Shana Welch
Mercy Health
Jordan Clark
Meijer Inc.
Scott McLean
Spectrum Ventures, LLC
Sherry White
Hines Corporation
Cathy Cronick
Michigan Rehabilitation Services
Bill Pink
Grand Rapids Community College
Tom Porter
Chair, ACSET Governing Board
Montcalm County Commissioner
Ben Geiger
Barry County Commissioner
Stan Stek
Kent County Commissioner
Ken Mahoney
Vice-Chair, ACSET Governing Board
Muskegon County Commissioner
Susie Hughes
Chair, Muskegon County Commissioner
Jim Storey
Chair, Allegan County Commissioner
Greg De Jong
Chair, Ottawa County Commissioner
Senita Lenear
City of Grand Rapids Commissioner
Larry Tiejema
Ionia County Commissioner
Mark De Young
Allegan County Commissioner
Kurt Reppart
City of Grand Rapids Commissioner
Robert Womak
Kent County Commissioner
Frank Garcia
Ottawa County Commissioner
Monica Sparks
Kent County Commissioner
  • Jacob Maas

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Angie Barksdale

    Chief Operating Officer

  • Brenda Isenhart

    Chief Financial Officer