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

    Grant Writer, CHM Consulting LLC

  • Don Triezenberg - Vice President

    Retired Educator

  • Brad Keuning

    Corporate Controller, Herman Miller, Inc.


    Creative Director, The Image Shoppe


    Former Director, Kent County Department of Public Works

  • Ed Cole

    Business Owner, Cole Business Consulting

  • Pete Gustafson


  • Eugene Seuing

    Community Health Director, YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids

  • Mike Troupos

    Engineer, Midwest Energy Group

  • Belinda (Lin) 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

  • Daniel Morrison

    Founder, Collective Idea

  • Bob Zylstra

    Business Owner, retired