Board

Volunteers play important roles in our festivals and events – and in our Association, too. The governance structure of MFEA encourages volunteers to assist in the development of our strategic goals.

Be a part of MFEA! Make a Difference. Enhance your skills. Be a member. Volunteer!

To become a volunteer or learn more about the MFEA governance structure, please contact the MFEA office by email: membership@mfea.org or by phone: (989)845-2080

Upcoming MFEA Board Meeting Dates:

Tuesday, January 29 : Double Tree Hotel

Friday, April 12, 2019

Friday, May 10, 2019

Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday, September 13, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Friday, December 13, 2019

     *subject to change

Foundation/Association Executive Board

  • Peggy Anderson

    Vice - Chair

    (2st of 3 year term - 2020)
    Anderson Amusements
    Standish

  • Dale Johnson

    Chair

    (2nd of 3 year term - 2020)
    Francis L. Dean & Associates
    Ft. Wayne, IN

  • Lisa M. Edwards

    Secretary

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2019)
    Bay Rama, Inc.
    New Baltimore

  • Linda Kelly

    Treasurer

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2019)
    Zehnders Snow Fest
    Frankenmuth

Board Members

  • Henry Bowman

    Board Member

    (1st of 3 year term - 2021
    Warren Birthday Bash
    Warren

  • Ken Mattei

    Board Member

    (1st of 3 year term - 2021
    Gaylord Alpine Festival
    Gaylord

  • Mike Smith

    Board Member

    (1st of 3 year term - 2021)
    Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
    Grand Haven

  • Kat Paye

    Board Member

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2019)
    National Cherry Festival
    Traverse City

  • Jerry Preston

    Board Member

    2nd of 2 year term - 2019
    Back to the Bricks
    Flint

Honorary Members

  • John Bracey

    Executive Director

    Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
    Lansing

Staff

  • Molly Ward

    Convention / Special Projects media@mfea.org

  • Annette Gengler

    Accounting

    accounting@mfea.org

  • Jamie Bruff

    Membership

    membership@mfea.org

  • Mike Szukhent

    President / CEO