During regional caucuses held at the Michigan Counties Annual Conference Sept. 18-20 in Port Huron, MAC members elected three new members to the MAC Board of Directors and re-elected two incumbents.
The newest members of the 16-member governing body are:
Leading the Board will be Stan Ponstein of Kent County, who was sworn in as MAC’s 114th Board president during a ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Blue Water Convention Center in St. Clair County.
Joining Ponstein as Board officers for the 2022-23 term are Eileen Kowall of Oakland County (first vice president) and Jim Storey of Allegan County (second vice president).
On Sept. 20, during their Annual Business Meeting, MAC members approved policy platforms developed by MAC’s policy committees overseeing issue areas ranging from finance to agriculture and tourism.
“St. Clair County and Port Huron were excellent hosts for us” said Stephan W. Currie, MAC’s executive director. “It is important as a statewide organization to visit and support all sections of the state, so we were pleased to be able to convene in the Thumb.”
MAC’s 2023 Annual Conference will be Oct. 1-4 in Kalamazoo County.