District 9: Allegan, Barry, Kent, Montcalm, and Ottawa 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 Aug. 1, 2016.
  • Former vice chair, GLE board of directors.
  • Chair, Truestream board of directors.
  • Fully accredited and director gold status, John has completed the highest level of classes offered by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).
  • 34 years of team building and business management experience with General Motors.
  • Member of the Barry County Planning Commission and Barry County Parks and Recreation.

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