Michigan Blueberry Commission

The Michigan Blueberry Commission is housed within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and was created through the farmer-initiated process outlined in the Agricultural Commodities Marketing Act. The Commission was created with the goal of improving the economic position and competitiveness of the Michigan blueberry industry by supporting research, education, and promotion program.
 
The Commission is comprised of seven voting members who each serve three-year terms.
 
Statute
 
 
Members
 
Jacob Clemons, South Haven
District 1
Term expires 12/31/18
 
Steven Hunt, Grand Junction
District 2
Term expires 12/31/19
 
James Sumners, Grand Junction
District 2
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Creela Hamlin, South Haven
Member at Large
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Dennis Vander Kooi, Allegan
District 1
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Shelly Hartmann, South Haven
District 1
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Cheryl S. Sullins, Grand Junction
District 2
Term expires 12/31/21