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Keep Michigan Beautiful, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of no more than 50 members, eleven of whom may serve on the Executive Committee. The Board meets four times a year, the Executive Committee meets monthly. An annual general membership meeting is held in the fall. This general meeting currently alternates between Lansing and Frankenmuth.

Gretchen Whitmer, Governor

Honorary Chairperson

Gretchen Whitmer,
Governor of Michigan

Interim Co-Executive Directors

Joanne Welihan and James Keehn

Emeritus Member

Lincoln Avery (Novi)

Executive Committee

  • President: Dan Welihan (Cheboygan)
  • 1st Vice President: Beverly Smith (Allen Park)
  • 2nd Vice President: Cheri King (Midland)
  • Secretary: Verna VanDevelde (Frankenmuth)
  • Treasurer: Joanne Welihan (Cheboygan)
  • Past President: William Strong (Portage)


  • Pat Deck (Grosse Pointe Park)
  • Don Graham (Allen Park)
  • Jerry Stone (Lathrup Village)
  • Renee Tokar (Gowen)

Other Members of the Board of Directors:

  • Lois Adams (Taylor)
  • Helen Bai (Grosse Pointe Shores)
  • Alice Bailey (Ann Arbor)
  • Brian Colter (Grosse Pointe Park)
  • Brian Conway (Southfield)
  • Ed Deeb (Warren)
  • A. Jean Engel (Battle Creek)
  • Henry Fischer (Grosse Pointe
  • Sandie Fischer (Grosse Pointe)
  • Jack Frucci (Grosse Ile)
  • Pam Frucci (Grosse Ile)
  • Colleen Gimpel (Grosse Ile)
  • Angela Ireland (Detroit)
  • Timothy Jackson (Detroit Hives)
  • Noreen Kozlowski (Southfield)
  • Kathleen Klein (Wixon)
  • Lisa Kyle (Grosse Pointe Park)
  • Teri Landis (Harrison Twp)
  • Joey Lentine (Gregory)
  • Nicole Lindsey (Detroit Hives)
  • Angela Mabin (Marshall)
  • Jeff Muck (Novi)
  • Carol Romano (Grosse Pointe Woods)
  • Frank Romano (Grosse Pointe Woods)
  • Celia Todd (Novi)

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PO Box 23215
Lansing, MI 48909

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