Mike Vickery, Chair

Emeritus Professor at Alma College

JoAnne Cook, Vice Chair

Former Tribal Court Judge

Renee Huckle Mittelstaedt, Secretary

Former President, CEO, Huckle Media, LLC/ Huckle Holdings Inc.

Gary Appel, Treasurer

Consultant at American Institute of Research


Tom Baird

Environmental Attorney and Anglers of the Au Sable President

Mike Dettmer

Former United States Attorney, Western District of Michigan
Of counsel, Olson Bzdok & Howard, PC

Phil Ellis

CEO of Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation

Brett Fessell

River Restoration Ecologist for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians

Douglas Jester

Partner at 5 Lakes Energy and specializes in utility regulation and energy policy, research, and modeling

Rick Kane

Former Director of Security, Environment, Transportation Safety & Emergency Services for Rhodia, North America

Lisa Wyatt Knowlton

Executive Advisor, Learning Leader, Author, Strategist

Sarah Naperala

Organizational Consultant

Bob Otwell

Hydrologist and Founder of Otwell & Mawby

Royce Ragland

Active Community Leader

Keith Schneider

International Correspondent Specializing in Global Trends Related to Water