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), Jamie Ross, M.D. (Covenant Health Care), Nancy Carney (Morley Companies, Inc.), Kimberly Reinhardt (Midland Public Schools), Carol Van Wert (Michigan Baseball Foundation), Sharon Caldwell (WhichCraft Taproom), Kirk Fisher, President (Chemical Bank), Brian Holmes (Arbury Insurance), Dr. Michael Witt (Dow)

Front row: Jenni Bush (SPACE, Inc.), Mark Robertson, Secretary (Delta College), John Davis (Dow), Rob Maxwell, Vice President (Pinecrest Farms), Melissa Haswell, Ph.D. (Davenport University), Michelle Wilkins (Dow) Not pictured: Barbara Allen (Delta College)

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.