District 7: Oceana and Muskegon Counties

Great Lakes Energy is an electric cooperative, which is a democratic organization controlled by a board of directors. The board is made up of members who actively participate in setting policies and making decisions, and are chosen by YOU— our members.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Elected to his first three-year term on Mar. 1, 1984, serving more than 37 years on the GLE board of directors.
  • Former Chair and Secretary of GLE Board of Directors.
  • Secretary, Wolverine Power Cooperative Board of Directors.
  • Chair, Spartan Renewable Energy.
  • Director, Michigan Agricultural Commodity Marketing Association – Farm Bureau. 
  • Owns and operates the long-established family farm, Byl’s Lakeview Orchards. 

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