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: sueb@mfea.org or by phone: (989)845-2080

2016 MFEA Board Meeting Dates:

February 5 & 6, 2016

March 17, 2016

May 13, 2016

July 21, 2016

September 16, 2016

October 14, 2016

November 3, 2016

December 1, 2016

     *subject to change

Foundation/Association Executive Board

  • Douglas Clark

    Chairman of the Board

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2016)
    Bay City Fireworks Festival
    Bay City

  • Ashley Rop

    Treasurer

    (2nd of 3 year term - 2017)
    Chelsea Area Festival & Events
    Ypsilanti

  • Peggy Anderson

    Vice-Chairman

    (1st of 2 year term - 2017)
    Schmidt Amusements
    Standish

  • Sue Bila

    CFEE, President/CEO

    Michigan Festivals & Events Association
    Chesaning

  • Jeanna Zehnder Rogner

    Secretary

    (2nd of 3 year term - 2017)
    Bringin' Back the 80's
    Frankenmuth

Board Members

  • Scott Barr

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2016)
    Trenton Summer Fest
    Trenton

  • Linda Kelly

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2016)
    Zehnders Snow Fest
    Frankenmuth

  • Michelle Carlson

    (1st of 3 year term 2018)
    East Lansing Art Festival
    East Lansing

  • Jerry Preston

    (1st of 2 year term - 2017)
    Back to the Bricks
    Flint

  • Gabby Chapman

    (1st of 3 year term 2018)
    Cadillac Freedom Festival
    Cadillac

  • Mike Smith

    (1st of 3 year term 2018)
    Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival
    Grand Haven

  • Brittney Hoszkiw

    (1st of 3 year term 2018)
    Michigan State Housing Development Authority
    Lansing

  • Mike Szukhent

    (3rd of 3 year term - 2016)
    Birch Run Chamber of Commerce
    Birch Run

  • Dale Johnson

    (1st of 2 year term - 2017)
    Francis L. Dean & Associates
    Ft. Wayne, IN

  • Michelle Tokan

    (1st of 3 year term 2018)
    Michigan Challenge Balloonfest
    Howell

MFEA Liaisons

  • Dave Lorenz

    Travel Michigan
    Lansing

Honorary Members

  • Jamie Clover Adams

    Director

    Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
    Lansing

  • John Bracey

    Executive Director

    Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs
    Lansing

  • Chris Holman

    CEO

    MichiganBusinessNetwork
    Lansing

Staff

  • Cindy Clark

    Accounting/Convention/Membership accounting@mfea.org

  • Sabrina Smith

    Online Auction/Social Media/Membership media@mfea.org