Board of Commissioners

Purchase Development Rights (PDR)

2018 Agricultural Preservation Board Members

Dennis Heffron, Chair
Agricultural Representative
Owner, Heffron Farms
7724 Ashley Ave.
Belding, MI 48809
Work: (616) 794-2527
Mobile: (616) 915-2703
Home: (616) 794-3055
Fax: (616) 794-3055
denny@heffronfarms.com

Suzie Reinbold, Secretary
Real Estate/ Land Development Representative
206 N. Broadway
Lowell, MI 49331
Mobile: (616) 550-6777
Fax: (866) 753-2769
suzanner@grar.com

Edward Robinette
Township Representative
3554 Bird NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
Home:  361-1368
ed@robinettes.com

  

Russell Slater
Agricultural Representative
Russ Slater, Consultant
New Century Consulting Services
4928 Newcastle Dr. SE
Kentwood, MI  49508
Home:  455-5014
Cell:  (616)334-6961
Rslater2@comcast.net

Michele Van Houten, Vice Chair
Conservation Interest Representative
1980 Timberview Dr. NE
Grand Rapids, MI  49525
Home:  363-6173
mchouten@gmail.com

Steven Versluis
Agricultural Representative
3073 O’brien Rd
City of Walker, MI 49534
Home:  (616) 915-3113
shvrsls@sgcglobal.net

Robert Womack
County Commissioner
909 Hancock SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Phone: (616) 295-8953
robert.womack@kentcountymi.gov

STAFF

Stacy Byers
MSU Extension /Contractor
775 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tel: (616) 336-3272
Fax: (616) 336-3836
Mobile: (517 )410-0833
stacy@sheridanland.com

Elliott Nelson
Kent County Administrator’s Office Liaison
Office: (616) 632-7568

Mary Swanson
Deputy Administrator
Kent County Administrator’s Office
Office: (616) 632-7568


OTHER CONTACTS

Brian Thomas, FRPP Coordinator
USDA NRCS Lansing Office
Office: (517) 324-5259
Brian.thomas@mi.usda.gov

Matthew Soehnel
USDA NRCS Grand Rapids
Office: (616) 942-4111