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

  • Don Triezenberg - Vice President

    Retired Educator

  • 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

    Former Director, Kent County Public Works

  • MICHELLE JOKISCH POLO

    Division of Inclusion & Equity, Grand Valley State University

  • Eugene Seuing

    Community Health Director, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

  • Mike Troupos

    Engineer, Midwest Energy Group

  • Laura Williams Kennett

    Assistant Professor, Grand Rapids Community College

  • Belinda Bardwell - SECRETARY

    Project Coordinator, American Indian Forum – Grand Valley State University

  • Vlad Borza

    Teacher, Godfrey Lee Public Schools

  • Cheryl Boudreaux

    Professor of Sociology, Grand Valley State University