Board of Commissioners

Purchase Development Rights (PDR)

2019 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, Vice Chair
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: (616) 361-1368
ed@robinettes.com

Russell Slater, Secretary
Agricultural Interest Representative
IT Consultant (retired)
8866 28th Street SE
Ada, MI 49301
Cell: (616) 334-6961
rslater2@comcast.net

Dan Oesch
Agricultural Interest Representative
8630 66th St. SE
Alto, MI 49302
Phone: (616) 446-7464
Email: Oesch_dan@yahoo.com

Gretchen Mousel
Conservation Interest Representative
6385 Los Altos Dr. NE
Rockford, MI 49341
Home: (616) 363-6173
rslater2@comcast.net

Matt Kallman
County Commissioner
4099 108th St. SW
Byron Center, MI 49315
Phone: (616) 915-5098
matt.kallman@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

Christian Smith
Contractor
775 Ball Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Mobile: (517) 862-1559

Matthew VanZetten
Kent County Administrator’s Office Liaison
Office: (616) 299-7182
matthew.vanzetten@kentcountymi.gov

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