Leadership Council

Leaders from public, private and non-profit sectors communicate, connect and advocate for projects that meet the goals of the plan.

Focus Group

Key leadership of the council charged with overseeing the implementation of the plan, identifying & overcoming challenges.


Organizations and individuals providing a role in advocating, funding or supporting projects.

Leadership Council

Co-ChairsJeff Bohm -St. Clair CountyHale Walker - Hale Walker
Immediate Past Co-ChairDon Fletcher

Stephanie Beres, DTE Energy
Edward Brooks - Huron AutomaticScrew Company
Matt Brooks - Blue Water Startups / The Roost
Dan Casey - Economic Development Alliance (EDA) of St. Clair County
Thelma Castillo - Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce
Eric Cecava - McLaren Port Huron
Josh Chapman - YMCA of the Blue Water Area
Robert Crawford - Fort Gratiot Charter Township
James Dewey - Port Huron Housing Commission
Sheri Faust - Friends of St. Clair River
Randall Fernandez - City of Marysville

Marci Fogal - Blue Water Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
James Freed - City Port Huron
Scott Hamilton, LiUNA! Local 1075
Karry Hepting - St. Clair County
Jerry Johnson - MSU Extension
Pete Karsten - Baker College Port Huron/Culinary Institute of Michigan
Theo Kerhoulas - Port Huron Area School District
Korissa Kramer - Kramer Commercial Realty
Pete Lacey - St. Clair County Community College (SC4)
Robert Lewandowski - Port Huron Township
Daniel Lockwood - CPA
Randy Maiers - Community Foundation of St. Clair County
Paul Maxwell - Port Huron Township DDA
Dave McElroy - Blue Water Area Transit

Kevin Miller - St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency (RESA)
Chris Reilly- Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works!
Pauline Repp - City of Port Huron
John Robbins - The Robbins Group and Regency Employee Benefits
Scott Shigley - Liggett Communications/Radio First
Dave Struck - St. Clair County
Holly Tatman - Marine City
Brenda Tenniswood - St. Clair County Regional Education Agency (RESA)
Jeff Wine - JoAnn Wine & Associates

Blue Meets Green Website, Brochures, Infographics - Tina Frazer, Economic Development Alliance (EDA) of St. Clair County Tech Support/Website - Joe Vandervest Administrative/Meeting Coordination - Stacy Elliott, Economic Development Alliance (EDA) of St. Clair County