Michigan Township Participating Plan

Committees

Board of Director Committees

The Board may designate one or more committees and each committee must include Directors of the Board.
The Chairperson shall appoint members to each of these committees.

Executive – Provides direction to the Par Plan Program Administrator on Board policy. Exercises Board powers necessary for prudent management of the Par Plan. The Chairperson is responsible for directing the Program Administrator if required on specific Par Plan management matters.

Dividend – Reports the actual dividend distribution figures to the Board, as of June 30, the Par Plan year-end.

Public Relations – Manages public relations for the Par Plan.

Linda Preston, Chairperson

Diane Randall, Vice Chairperson

Gary Brandt, Secretary

Election – Administers the annual Zone Elections, including confirmations of printing and mailing nomination forms, ballot confirmations, election confirmation and notification to nominees.

By-Laws – Makes any revisions and updates to the by-laws and the election process on behalf of the committees.

Diane Randall, Chairperson

David Blake-Thomas

Linda Preston

Alternate: Glen Lile

Reviews grant applications during the twice-a-year request cycle, ensuring requests meet qualifying criteria. Reviews and updates Grant Guidelines to be presented to the Board of Directors for adoption.

Glen Lile, Chairperson

Linda Preston

Gary Brandt

Alternate: Michael Boskee

Writes occasional copy and suggests ideas for layout of The Par Plan News, the Par Plan’s quarterly newsletter. Approves the final draft, which is published prior to Board Meetings, providing sufficient time for meeting notification.

Judy Maike, Chairperson

Michael Boskee

Gary Brandt

Alternate: William Bamber

Collaborates with the Par Plan’s Program Administrator in determining best actions for marketing the Plan during the Michigan Townships Association Annual Conference, while adhering to the budgets set forth by the Board.

Linda Preston, Chairperson

Diane Randall

Michael Boskee

Alternate: Judy Maike

Reviews and approves the information regarding projected budgets for the Board of Directors Committees’ financial requirements for the program and the overall Par Plan budget. The budget is presented at the Annual Meeting and approved by the Board of Directors. This budget is also reviewed during the quarterly Board of Directors meetings.

William Bamber, Chairperson

Paul Lehto

David Blake-Thomas

Alternate: Linda Preston

Serves as the active custodian on investment accounts.

Gary Brandt, Chairperson

William Bamber

Michael Boskee

Alternate: Judy Maike

This is an Advisory Committee of Fire Chiefs and EMS Directors who are current members of the Par Plan. The committee meets at least twice a year to review, develop and update specific policies and procedures while addressing current issues from the field.

Diane Randall,  Board Liaison

Glen Lile,  Alternate Board Liaison

This is an Advisory Committee of Police Chiefs who are current members of the Par Plan. The committee meets at least twice a year to review, develop and update specific policies and procedures while addressing current issues from the field.

Glen Lile,  Board Liaison

Diane Randall,  Alternate Board Liaison