Supporters

 

Judges

James Redford

Court of Appeals

Terence Ackert

Kent County Probate

Joseph Rossi

17th Circuit Court 

Amy Gierhart

Chief 54th Circuit Court 




David Sawyer

Court of Appeals 

Nicholas S. Ayoub

61st District Court

Tom Brennan, Jr.

Retired 55th District Court

 

Elected Officials

Bill Huizenga
US House - 2nd District of MI

Peter Meijer
Candidate, US House - 3rd District of MI

Peter MacGregor

State Senator - 28th

Tommy Brann

State Rep. - 77th

Luke Meerman

State Rep. - 88th

Michelle LaJoye-Young

Kent County Sheriff

Lisa Posthumus-Lyons

Kent County Clerk

Ken Yonker

Kent County Drain Commissioner

   

Stan Stek

County Commissioner District 6

Stan Ponstein

County Commissioner District 7

 


 

 

Stephen Kepley

Mayor of Kentwood

 

Kent Vanderwood

Wyoming At Large Council Member 

 

Other Well Known Supporters

The positions listed are for identification purposes only and do not represent any endorsement by the listed institution.

Bill Brennan

Retired General Counsel of Bissell

John Brennan

Former Law School Professor

Karrie Brown

Executive Director of Development,
Family Network of Wyoming

Dr. Neil Carlson

Director of the Center for Social Research,
Calvin University

Jake Castillo

Band Director,
East Grand Rapids High School

Christopher Dean

Fire Chief, Certified Fire Investigator
City of Muskegon Heights

Wayne Delo

Farm Bureau Insurance, retired
Special Investigations Unit Manager

Cheryl Hellman

Downtown Development Authority,
City of Walker

Tracy Larsen

Managing Partner, Grand Rapids,
Honigman LLP

Paul Miller

Chairman,
Right to Life of Michigan PAC

Jim Mitchell

Former Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
Michigan Tech University

Wende Randall

Kent County Essential Needs Task Force,
Director

Matt Vicari

Past President,
Grand Rapids Bar Association

 

Committee Members

 

Carlus Henry

Campaign Manager

Manager of Software Development,
KPMG

Jay Lyons

Campaign Treasurer

Chief Financial Officer,
L3Harris Technologies, Combat Propulsion Division

Colleen Lowe

Communications Director

Marketing Director,
Immaculate Heart of Mary School

Mark Henderson

Fundraising Chair

President,
Nu-Wool Company

Whitney DeVos

Social Media Director

Health and Wellness Consultant

Valerie Henderson

Events Coordinator

Senior VP,
Nu-Wool Company

Lexi Willison

Field Operations / Research

Young Leaders Program,
The Heritage Foundation

Maria Weber

Sign Coordinator

Kimberly Willison

Scheduling Coordinator

Mother of 9, 
Master of the Willison Universe

   

 

PETITION CIRCULATORS

The following people (in addition to our committee members) helped us gather more than 2,400 signatures on the nominating petition:

Georgia Schmitz Marilyn Hartwell Joe Smyka Lauralee Schmitz
Amy Hamilton Annie Willison Drew Brennan Mike Sullivan
Mary Quiroz Christine Stamper Diane Rizik Wendy Willison
Grant Zondervan Wende Randall Christy Brown Matt Schmitz
Paul Brown Laura Farrell Angela Tinerella Brad White
Kathryn Kimball Paul Henderson Bob Nachtegall Megan Willison
George Storms Janelle Henderson Stephen Mancewicz Stephen Swailes
Cathryn Hudson Lexi Willison Rosemary MacKenzie Michelle David
Anne Armock Amanda Mancewicz Ed Willison Bill Veltema
Brian Lennon Steve Weber Matt Henderson Amna Siebold
Miles Murphy III Jay Lyons LeAnne Miron Brian Murray
Paul Dymowski Lydia Flickinger Russel Richter Kimberly Boer
Cheryl Hellman John MacKenzie Jim Schumar Mark Spitzley
Sherry Boonenberg Michael Thomasma Alissa Ford Tim Lynch
David Trudgeon Mary Romence Michelle Mattson Rebecca Maguire
Stanley Stek Joan Bellamy Chris  Afendoulis Mike Braun
Russell Spees Brian McMahon Spencer Redford Thomas McCall
Jesse Hooker Kathryn Kryger James Mitchell John Mooney
Greg Farr Thomas Apol Hon. TJ Ackert Xan Swailes
Ward Morrow Thomas Richter Alison Lyons Amanda Solt
Lucas Arends Ben Willison Vanessa VanderHyde Mary Bristol
Dean Pacific Stuart Kortebein Michael Jakubowski John Longo
Mark Gurley Donna Karl Deanna Wynn Karen Machiorlatti-Waldron
Alice McCall Henry Fuhs, Jr. John Bursch Hon. Pat Hillary
Richard Houskamp David Dishaw Mary Boruta George Walters
Valerie Lintner Katie McGraw Tracy Nachtegall Lon Souza
Kathy Southerington Charissa Reul Jane Bunting Tim Sheridan
Constance Lemmink Robert Lamer Elizabeth Johnson Joseph Malewitz
Alexandria Barner Colleen Jacobs Dianne Cusack Alan Abraham
Kathy Agee Zach Schemmel Marie Rossi Walter Aguilar
Sarah Christman Jim Gruber Jennifer Krzewski Dorothy Remington
Loretta Kirby Gary Smith Heather Willison Edith Landman
Michael Avery Ryam Gallogly Joshua Meringa Cheryl Wonch
Christopher Longstreth Cheri Seamon Henry Emrich Brad Fowler
Kathryn Menno Judy Olmsted Sandra Schenk Stephanie Grey
Janice Weller Lisa Morris Lynwood VandenBosch James Holkeboer
Hon. Donald Johnston Diane Schmidt Mary Oleniczak Polly Ranschaert
Barbara Hiemstra Marcella Wesche Paul Crittenden Barbara Helmus
Betsy Pangle Sarah Dickinson Patricia Vanderhyde Jennifer Ostermeyer
Don Lawless Mike Bronson Jon Vezino Heidi Kruizenga
Phil Yeager Ken Kuipers Rosemary Erickson Norman Hoekman
Paul Kratochwill Kathryn Jones Shana Shroll Trevor Pittsley
Sam Moore Paul Bettes David Benjamin Randy MacGeorge
Joe Crawford Lawrence Laham Eric Baxter Kelley Roest
Elizabeth Buehler Harold Mast Lynn Iacopelli Jennifer Schmidt
Lauren Snyder Laura Blauw Vincent Williams Dale Kris
Gilbert LaBay Roger Wardell Brandon Sinclair Viginia Justice
Lee Brown Matt Vicari Thomas Albert Karen Gowen
Bill Brennan Matt Schmieder Reneé Crampton Michael MacDonald
Marleigh Plachecki Lynwood Sova Debra Walsh-Kay Gregg Stephenson
James Sterken Ann Maddox Kathleen Zvirzdinis Robert Eggleston
Armen Kassouni Joan Hendrickson Jeff Dionne Peter Murray
Dale Rosema Thomas Berry Tanya Noordyke Ellen Burchfield
Lisa Ellison Philip Rewerts Kathleen Schulte Kathy Brix
Don Martin Rose Hoffman Daniel Oesch Anthony Germain
Eileen Bockheim Joe Klug Thomas Hooker Casey VanderWeide
John Aulsim Lupe Ramos-Montigny Richard Allison Thomas Knol Jr.
Mary Marsiglia Joan Andel Dennis Cummings Armand Robinson
Roy Bennett Joel Westa Sarah Devries Catherine Mish
Joan VanderTill Robert Regan Maureen Hoogerhyde Carl Rinke
David McCorry James Edelyn Joseph Simon Marc Sink
Paul Nixon Ron Webster Karen Weber Karen Polak
Graham Agee Virginia Korte Cynthia Petersen Stephen Fellows
Charles Lott Casey Blashill Matthew Orehan Eugene Bouwens
Kevin Green Jonathon Chulski Matthew Boog Robin Carlyle
Doug Koopman William Jackson Mark Samu Michelle Firlit
Charles Damon Kelsey Morgan Levi Cipcic Marianne Gebraed
David L Zelaya Trisha Melnert Douglas Pettibone William Ricks
Ronald VanHouten Emma Koski Melissa English Bernadette Smith
Brian Johnson Thomas Biggart Judy Kelly James Tomaszewski
Robert McCambridge