BOARD MEMBERS

WMEAC is led by a Board of Directors who are elected by WMEAC’s members for two-year terms.  WMEAC strives to involve diverse community members in positions of leadership in order to engage a broad range of community members, interests and talents in environmental education and activism.

  • Christine Helms-Maletic - President

    Community Member and Neighbor

  • David Rein - Vice President

    Director of Compensation, Spectrum Health

  • Robert Westdorp - Treasurer

    CPA, Accounting Supervisor, Baker Holtz

  • Brad Keuning

    Director of Business Risk at Herman Miller, Inc.

  • KAREN TRACEY

    Creative Director, The Image Shoppe

  • DOUG WOOD

    Director, Kent County Public Works

  • MICHELLE JOKISCH POLO

    Spanish Language Translator, Writer

  • Mark Guzniczak

    Business Development Coordinator, The Right Place

  • Marta Johnson

    Managing Director, Triple Quest/Cascade Engineering

  • Don Triezenberg

    Retired Educator, Community Leader

  • MICHAEL SCANTLEBURY

    Associate Professor, Grand Valley State University

  • Belinda Bardwell

    Project Coordinator, American Indian Forum – Grand Valley State University

  • Cheryl Boudreaux

    Professor, Grand Valley State University – Sociology

  • Vlad Borza

    Teacher, Godfrey Lee Public Schools

  • Juan Salazar

    Executive Director, Legal Aid West Michigan