Environmental Health

Environmental Health Advisory Council

This Council serves as an informed advocacy body and sounding board for matters of policy that affect the lives of citizens who need environmental health services. In addition, it advises the County Board of Commissioners on environmental matters. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. The Bylaws (pdf) were adopted by the Board of Commissioners on May 3, 2016.

Please review the EHAC meeting agendas and minutes. Contact Vern Johnson 269-373-5210 for more information.

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Category:  County Commissioner Term:
Name: Meredith Place Original Appointment: January 2019
Address: 1914 Forest Drive Home:
  Portage, MI 49002 Office:
E-mail: placemla@gmail.com Cell: 319-775-2395

Category:  Citizen at Large Term:1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
Name: Kristi Lloyd Original Appointment: 1/1/2019
Address: 1390 E. Gull Lake Dr. Home:
E-mail: auntkiki@yahoo.com Cell: 269-501-1477

Category:  Citizen at Large, Drain Commissioner Term:1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
Name: Pat Crowley Original Appointment: May 2009
Address: 201 West Kalamazoo Avenue Home: 269-365-6050
  Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Office: 269-384-8117
E-mail: pacrow@kalcounty.com Cell: 269-352-6271

Category:  Citizen at Large Term:1/1/2017 to 12/31/2019
Name: Andrew Nieboer Original Appointment: June 2014
Address: 4326 Ravine Road Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49006 Office:
E-mail: andrew.w.nieboer@gmail.com Cell: 269-271-1552

Category:  Citizen at Large Term:1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
Name: David Harn Original Appointment: February 2012
Address: 2218 Long Leaf Street Home: 269-290-8130
  Kalamazoo, MI 49006 Office: 517-897-0881
E-mail: harn23@yahoo.com Cell:

Category:  Citizen at Large, Road Commission Term:1/1/2017 to 12/31/2019
Name: Michael Boersma Original Appointment: March 2019
Address: 9803 Sunnywood Dr. Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Office:
E-mail: mike.boersma.rckc@gmail.com Cell: 269-720-1409

Category:  Citizen at Large, Lake Assoc. Member Term:1/1/2019 to 12/31/2020
Name:   Original Appointment:
Address:   Home:
E-mail:   Cell:  

Category:  Citizen at Large, Business Owner Term:1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
Name: Mike Leeuw Original Appointment: January 2016
Address: 7163 Dorval Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Office:
E-mail: mleeuw@ema-enterprises.com Cell: 269-568-0566

Category:  Citizen at Large Term:11/21/2017 to 12/31/2019
Name: Louis Parker III Original Appointment: November 2017
Address: 5420 Pavilion Drive Home: 269-615-1410
  Kalamazoo, MI 49048 Office:
E-mail: paytonp1022@gmail.com Cell: 269-615-1410

Category:  City Official Term:1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
Name: Claudette Reid Original Appointment: February 2018
Address: 7900 S. Westnedge Avenue Home: 269-491-9725
  Portage, MI 49002 Office: 269-329-4511
E-mail: claudette.reid@portagemi.gov Cell:

Category:  City Official Term:1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
Name: Shannan Deater Original Appointment: December 2015
Address: 1415 N. Harrison Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Office: 269-337-4753
E-mail: deaters@kalamazoocity.org Cell:

Category:  MSU Extension Term:1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
Name: Julie Pioch Original Appointment: March 2017
Address: 219 E. Paw Paw Street #201 Home:
  Paw Paw, MI 49079 Office: 269-657-8213
E-mail: piochj@anr.msu.edu Cell: 269-370-7878

Category:  Township Official Term:1/1/2019 to 12/31/2021
Name: Jeff Sorensen Original Appointment: April 2014
Address: 1590 W. D Avenue Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Office: 269-382-0223
E-mail: supervisor@coopertwp.org Cell: 269-207-1156

Category:  Township Official Term:1/1/2018 to 12/31/2020
Name: Francis Bell Original Appointment: November 1989
Address: 14414 E. L Avenue Home: 269-746-4919
  Galesburg, MI 49053 Office:
E-mail: fran.ele.bell@gmail.com Cell: 269-501-0796

Category:  Environmental Health Representative  Term:
Name: Vern Johnson Original Appointment:
Address: 311 E. Alcott St. Home:
  Kalamazoo, MI 49001 Office: 269-373-5347
E-mail: vljohn@kalcounty.com Cell: 269-303-2898

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