NMRE Board of Directors Membership

The business, property, and affairs of the Northern Michigan Regional Entity are managed by its Governing Board.  The Governing Board of the Northern Michigan Regional Entity is a policy Board.  It does not directly operate the Northern Michigan Regional Entity, only determine policy which the CEO executes.

Each of the five participating Member Community Mental Health Services Programs shall appoint three individuals from its current Board roster to serve on the Northern Michigan Regional Entity Governing Board.  At least one individual shall have received mental health or substance use disorder services, as defined in the Mental Health Code and the Public Health Code, 1978 P.A. 368 and 2012 P.A. 500.

The Northern Michigan Regional Entity Governing Board meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 10:00AM in the conference room located at 1068 Cross Street in Gaylord, unless otherwise posted.  The meetings are Open to the Public in compliance of 1976 P.A. 267 (the “Open Meetings Act”).

Governing Board Members

Don Tanner, Chair

Ed Ginop, Vice-Chair

Gary Nowak, Secretary

Roger Frye

Randy Kamps

Gary Klacking

Terry Larson

Christian Marcus

Mary Marois

Jay O’Farrell

Richard Schmidt

Karla Sherman

Don Smeltzer

Joe Stone

Justin Reed