Board Members

WMTGC Board Members


 

Executive Director, John Morrison

John has been involved in the nonprofit world for nearly 20 years, starting with public television and radio. Working at WMTGC is a perfect blend of his passion for trails and alternative transportation. He serves on the Non-motorized Advisory Workgroup as part of Michigan's State Trails Implementation Plan, planning committees for the 2017 mParks Trail Summit and the 2018 MATAG Conference (Mid America Trails And Greenways), Grand Region Non-Motorized Plan, Vital Streets, and more. He enjoys running and especially enjoys bicycling and exploring Michigan's trails.

 

Matt Levandoski, Board Chair 

Matt is a Landscape Architect and Park Planner for Ottawa County Parks with more than 10 years of experience. As a designer and self-proclaimed "big-picture thinker" he provides a unique perspective to the challenges of regional trail planning and construction. He also is adept as a self-taught graphic designer/illustrator and has used his expertise to help with various projects for the coalition. He and his young family live in Holland where they take part in all kinds of outdoor fun and adventure.

 

   

 Scott Post, Board Vice-Chair

Scott is a civil engineer at Prein&Newhof with over 21 years of experience in the industry. For the past 18 years his career has primarily specialized in the planning, design, and construction oversight of nearly 200 miles of non-motorized trails and pathways in Michigan, including the White Pine Trail and trailhead in downtown Comstock Park, the Fred Meijer CIS Trail, the Fred Meijer River Valley Rail Trail, and many others. Scott has presented on the topic of non-motorized trails to numerous groups including MDOT, MDNR, and the Institute for Transporation Engineers. In addition to serving as Vice President for WMTGC, he is a past President of the Western Michigan Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers and is a graduate of Calvin College.

 

Debra LeRoux, Board Secretary

Debra LeRoux is a System Engineer for a local Health care provider.  She has been involved with the Friends of the White Pine Trail for many years and is the current treasurer.  She participated in the Tour of the White Pine trail for 10 years.  She is also involved with of the North Bank trail which upon its completion will provide a connection to the White Pine trail.  She enjoys bicycling, walking and running on the Michigan trails.

 

 

Roger Tuuk, Board Treasurer

Roger is a retired accountant from TFACF who has been involved in trails for several years and actively involved with the Town & Country Path in Fremont. He has participated in MTGA's Michigander Bicycle Tour for several years which is a top 10 tour in the United States. He also enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking, and bicycling the many trails in Michigan and beyond.

 

Larry Hummel

Larry is the Engineer-Manager at the Van Buren County Road Commission. He is directly involved with the maintenance and operations of the Kal-Haven and Van Buren Trails, respectively, for the MDNR. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer and Licensed Builder in the State of Michigan. He has experience with Federal, State, and Locally funded projects that involve non-motorized transportation such as trails, bike lanes, and waterway access sites. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors with his family.

 

Christopher E. Zull, P.E. 

Chris is the Traffic Safety Manager for the City of Grand Rapids, Michigan. As the Traffic Safety Manager, Chris is responsible for maintaining and operating Street Lighting, Signs, and Signals throughout Grand Rapids and parts of the Grand Region. Traffic Engineering, pavement markings, and bicycle infrastructure implementation are also part of his responsibilities. Chriss has overseen the installation of approximately 80 miles of on street bike facilities as well as the GRDrivingChange.org campaign. Connect with Chris at czull@grcity.us.

 

Aaron Bodbyl-Mast 

Aaron comes to us from Ottawa County Parks and Recreation. He has nearly 15 years experience with planning and recreation and is passionate that thoughtfully and well-designed recreational facilities can transform a community. Aaron played a major role in the development of the Spoonville Trail in Ottawa County. He thinks outside the box with trails and has brought great ideas for the development of our regional trail network and the operations of WMTGC.

 

Laurel Joseph

Laurel Joseph is a transportation planner at Grand Valley Metro Council taking a lead role in MPO efforts in non-motorized planning, environmental justice and accessibility, transit coordination, and linking land use and transportation. She is passionate about non-motorized transportation and working with local agencies within the region to expand and improve our options for bicycle and pedestrian travel. As city-dwellers, Laurel and her family primarily utilize the urban bike/ped network, but also enjoy walking and biking along regional trails whenever the opportunity arises.

 

 

Karie Enriquez

Karie is a licensed Professional Engineer and the Project Manager for the City of Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department.  She has 20 years’ experience as a civil engineer in both the public and private sectors working in Arizona, Montana, Oregon and Michigan. Karie enjoys traveling to new cities and playing outdoors with her husband and kids.

 

     
                    Tom Anderson
Tom owns The Bicycle Rack in Muskegon, serves as a City Council member in North Muskegon and volunteers with the Coopersville & Marne Railway. Trail affiliation: Laketon Trail, Fred Meijer Berry Junction Trail. 
   

 

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West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition names 2018 Fred Meijer trail champions

posted on 09/28/2018

WMTGC has named the 2018 Fred Meijer trail champions for trail volunteers, trail professionals, and ...

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WMTGC Welcomes 3 New Board Members

posted on 09/10/2018

WMTGC is excited to welcome three new members to our board of directors. Each brings a unique talent...

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