County Building Phone: (269)445-4420
County Building FAX: (269)445-8978
Home Phone: (269)506-5176
Employer: Retired Director of Cass County Animal Control.
Education: Graduate of Dowagiac Union High School, class of 1972. Certified Police Officer in the State of Michigan.
Professional Accomplishments: Michael has worked for Cass County Animal Control for 41 years in various roles with the last 16 years serving as the Director. He served as a member of the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers and has served on the State Board as a District Representative from 2000-2005 and as Secretary/Treasurer from 2005-2012. His leadership skills are also evidenced by his selfless service as his church in the capacity as Secretary, Vice-President and is currently President on the Board of Trustees.
Statement to Citizens: Michael believes that County government should be transparent in how they conduct themselves; they should encourage employees to work hard; and hold the employees accountable for their actions.
In the future, he would like to be a part of the leadership that creates an atmosphere in Cass County to attract new businesses to move here and result in more employment opportunities for the residents.
"I believe in Cass County! and that as a member of the Board of Commissioners, we must provide good leadership for today and for moving forward towards a brighter tomorrow."