Michale Van Meter
ChairManaging Partner of Van Meter Associates, a Chicago-based investment advisory offering individual portfolio management services to individuals and small to mid-market institutional clients.
Vice ChairPresident of Landscape Forms, a Kalamazoo-based company which is well positioned as the Global Premium Brand of Site Furniture, Lighting and Accessories. Landscape Forms has recently won the Wall Street Journal Award for Best Small Companies and has frequently been nominated for the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award.
TreasurerA recently retired accountant who spent her career in Arkansas, Texas, and Michigan with The Dow Chemical Company. Before retiring and relocating to Saugatuck in late 2013, she served as Director of External and Corporate Reporting for Dow and was a member of Financial Executives International.
SecretaryDevelopment Director for Career and Technical Education in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD) which serves 55,000 public and non-public school students. Jason has developed and champions the FuturePREP Program, an initiative that connects education, business, and the community to provide relevant learning options for both educators and students.
Mary Kay BakerA recently retired as Executive Director of Family Promise of Grand Rapids, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping families and individuals in a housing crisis.
Patrick CoyleCurrently serves as the Chorus Master for Opera Grand Rapids, and the Director of Music for First (Park) Congregational Church (Grand Rapids). He also serves the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck as its Special Events Director.
Stelios DokianakisA Board Certified Audiologist and the owner of Holland Doctors of Audiology. He was born and raised in Athens, Greece, and immigrated to the U.S. in the 1980s to pursue higher education.
Dan FoxRecently retired as Vice President of the Chicago advertising firm Foote, Cone & Belding.
Andy KnightA licensed clinical psychologist in Michigan and Illinois. He has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years in non-profit, private practice, and university settings. Most recently, his focus has shifted to investment management in the fields of real estate and restaurants. He splits his time between Saugatuck, Michigan, and San Jose del Cabo, Mexico.
Deb MintonPresident and Founder of Philanthropia Partners, a consulting firm that works with nonprofits, their leaders, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs.
Travis RandolphOwner of Symbiote, located in Zeeland, Michigan. Randolph began his career with Herman Miller on the team that launched the original modular system for healthcare. At Symbiote he and his team design lab furniture for the Life Science, Tech Labs, and Aerospace markets.
Connie ThackerAttorney at Thacker Sleight specializing in family law, alternative dispute resolution, and business and corporate law. She is recognized as a Best Lawyer in America® for family law. She is a fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers as well as the Michigan State Bar Foundation. Connie is a past chair of the Family Law Council of the State Bar of Michigan and is a past chair of the Grand Rapids Bar Association Family Law Council.
Freelance marketer, social media manager, and special events manager. She serves as social media manager for SPAX, USA, and regularly blogs on creativity and the West Michigan community.