Staff & Board


Chippewa Nature Center staff are responsible for the on-the-ground implementation of the mission and creating positive nature connections for people of all ages and abilities. This talented staff has a wide variety of skills, and are committed to connecting all people to the natural world.

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Back row: Jordan Summers, J.D., Treasurer (Chemical Bank), Kirk Fisher, President (Chemical Bank)
Middle: John Davis (The Dow Chemical Company), Jamie Ross, M.D. (Covenant Health Care), Melissa Haswell, Ph.D. (Davenport University), Kimberly Reinhardt (Midland Public Schools), Jenni Bush, Executive Committee (SPACE, Inc.)
Front: Barbara Allen (Delta College), Dr. Marianne McKelvy (Retired, The Dow Chemical Company), Mark Robertson, Secretary (Delta College), Brian Holmes (Arbury Insurance), Rob Maxwell, Vice President (Pinecrest Farms)
Not pictured: Adam Bruski (Warner Norcross & Judd LLP), Nancy Carney (Morley Companies, Inc.), Chris Gaumer (City of Midland), Michelle Wilkins (The Dow Chemical Company), Dr. Michael Witt (The Dow Chemical Company)

The Board of Directors is an integral part of creating and carrying out CNC’s policies that insure sound management and business practices, as well as implementation of the mission of the organization. Along with CNC’s staff, they play a critical role in setting policy and managing the strategic direction of the institution.