Board of Directors

The West Michigan Policy Forum is governed by an executive committee and supported by a board of directors. The BOD consists of business and community leaders throughout the state.

Executive Committee of the Board

John Kennedy
WMPF Chair
President & CEO
Autocam Medical
Doug DeVos

WMPF Past Chair
President
Continuum Ventures

Matthew R. Haworth

WMPF Vice Chair
Chairman
Haworth

Jeff Connolly
WMPF Treasurer
SVP & President, West Michigan and Upper Peninsula
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Michael Jandernoa

WMPF Policy Chair
Managing Partner
42 North Partners, LLC

Rick Baker

WMPF Secretary
President & CEO
Grand Rapids Chamber

Johnny Brann Jr.

President, Owner
Kitchen 67, Brann’s Restaurant

Marge Potter
Executive Director of Corporate Affairs
Continental Rail Gateway
J.C. Huizenga

Chairman & Founder
National Heritage Academies

Diane Maher

President and COO
DP Fox Ventures, LLC

Dan Meyering

Partner
Trillium Ventures MSV

Roger Spoelman

President and CEO
CURE, International

Mike VanGessel

CEO
Rockford Construction

Mark Murray

Retired
Meijer

Board OF DIRECTORS

GERRY ANDERSON, Michigan Energy First (DTE Energy)

RICK BAKER, Grand Rapids Chamber

TAMMY BORN, Born Preventative Health Care Clinic

JOHNNY BRANN JR., Kitchen 67, Brann’s Restaurant

JEFF CONNOLLY, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

CRAIG D’AGOSTINI, Comcast Business

CRAIG DENOOYER, 633 Group

DOUG DEVOS, Continuum Ventures

DICK DEVOS, Windquest Group

DOUG DOZEMAN, Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

TINA FREESE DECKER, Spectrum Health

DR. PETER HAHN, University of Michigan Health-West

MATTHEW R. HAWORTH, Haworth

JOHN HENDRICKSON, C&H Solutions, LLC

JOI HARRIS, DTE Energy

MIKE HILL, Coldbrook Insurance Group

J.C. HUIZENGA, National Heritage Academies

TAMMY BORN HUIZENGA, D.O. Born Clinic

JOHN INHULSEN, Inhulsen Law PLC

MICHAEL JANDERNOA, 42 North Partners, LLC

ROBERT KAMINSKI, Mercantile Bank

JASON KEHR, Valley City Electronic Recycling

JOHN KENNEDY, Autocam Medical

DAVID KHOREY, Varnum Law

BLAKE KRUEGER, Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.

DIANE MAHER, DP Fox Ventures

DAN MEYERING, Trillium Ventures, MSV

MARK MURRAY, Retired, Meijer

MARGE POTTER, Continental Rail Gateway

GARRICK ROCHOW, Consumers Energy

TOM ROSS, Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing

BOB ROTH, RoMan Manufacturing

GINNY SEYFERTH, Seyferth PR

BOB SCHERMER JR., Meritage Hospitality

MARC SCHUPAN, Schupan & Sons

ROGER SPOELMAN, Spoelman Group

JIM TEETS, ADAC Automotive

JERRY TUBERGEN, RDV Corporation

STEVE VAN ANDEL, Amway

MIKE VANGESSEL, Rockford Construction

AARON VELDHEER, Merrill Lynch

MARK WASSINK, Warner, Norcross + Judd LLP

TOM WELCH, Fifth Third Bank

SEAN WELSH, PNC Bank

FRANK WHEATLAKE, Reed City Power

KYLE VERPLANK, Verplank Enterprises