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Rural Development Fund Board

The Rural Development Fund Board, housed in the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, has oversight of the Rural Development Fund. The Board is charged with advising the Department on how to distribute tax revenue collected from mines to improve and strengthen local communities.
 
 

Statute

 
 
Contact
 
Gary McDowell, Director of MDARD
Phone: 517-284-5716
 

Members

 
Justin Horvath (I), Owosso
Lower Peninsula
Term ending 12/31/22  
 
Margaret Minerick (R), Sagola
Upper Peninsula
Term ending 12/31/22  
 
Erin Kricher (D), Traverse City
Lower Peninsula
Term ending 12/31/24
 
Victoria Leonhardt (I), Marquette
Upper Peninsula
Term ending 12/31/25