Agricultural Preservation Fund Board

The Agricultural Preservation Fund Board is charged with managing the distribution of grants to preserve farmland and help conserve Michigan's agricultural heritage.

The Agricultural Preservation Fund Board consists of 7 members including the director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (or his/her designee) and the director of the Department of Natural Resources (or his/her designee). The 5 board members appointed by the Governor include 2 individuals representing agricultural interests and 3 individuals representing the general public.

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Statute

Executive Order 2009-54

Contact Info

Elizabeth Juras
Local PDR Grants Coordinator

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Phone: (517) 243-7949
Fax: (517) 335-3131
Email: jurase@michigan.gov 

Members

 

Gordon Wenk: Chair

Chief Deputy Director of Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

 

Scott Goeman

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

 

Wayne H. Wood, Marlette
Term expires 6/10/18

 

Eddie A. Moore, Okemos

Term expires 6/10/18
 

Brian Bourdages, Traverse City
Term expires 6/10/18

Jonathan Jarosz, Bay City
Term expires 6/10/18

Kenneth DeCock, Armada Township
Term expires 6/10/18