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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Katie Hensley, Chairperson
Swanson Pickle
Jon W. Allan, Vice-Chairperson
University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability

Jim Edmonson, Secretary

Muskegon Area First

Jonathan Wilson, Treasurer

DTE Energy

Jodi Gruner

Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

Rich Houtteman

Consumers Energy

Todd Jacobs

Community Foundation for Muskegon County

John Kinahan

Hanson Logistics

Jason Murray

LaColombe Coffee Roasters

Dan Rinsema-Sybenga

Muskegon Community College

ASSOCIATION TEAM

The West Michigan Shoreline Food Processing Association was officially launched on October 30, 2017 with an initial team of expert consultants led by Marty Gerencer, Principal of Morse Marketing Connections and an expert in the food processing industry. Other consultants include experts in food processing education, site consulting, economic development, and international business development. The team of experts include:

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MARTY GERENCER
Executive Director

Based in Muskegon, Michigan, Morse Marketing Connections, LLC is a business consulting firm for food companies....

CLARENCE RUDAT
Senior Consultant 
for Education

Clarence is the Program Coordinator for the Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agriculture...

DENNIS MARVIN
Senior Consultant 
for Communications

Dennis recently retired from Consumers Energy after a 34 year career in Community Engagement...