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Board of Trustees

Fund operations are directed by the Board of Trustees, elected by the general membership of the Fund. The Trustees meet four to five times a year and are responsible for management and oversight of the Fund. They review financial performance, underwriting performance, and authorize all claim settlements.

John Winterburn, Chairman, Portage

Mr. Winterburn represents Portage Cleaners & Laundry. He has been a member of the Fund since 1990 and a member of the board since 1994

Amy Plassman, Vice-chairwoman, Albion

Ms. Plassman represents Plassman & Company. She has been a member of the Fund since 2000 and a member of the board since 2008.

Jeff Fetters, Trustee, St. Joseph

Mr. Fetters represents Sanitary Cleaners. He has been a member of the Fund since 1987 and a member of the board since 2004.

Neil Soper, Trustee, Lansing

Mr. Soper represents Sohn Linen Service. He has been a member of the Fund and board since 2002.

Dave Dupuis, Trustee, Bay City

Mr. Dupuis represents Clayton Cleaners. He has been a member of the Fund since 1999 and a member of the board since 2001.

Roger Buys, Trustee, Grand Rapids

Mr. Buys represents JoyMar, Inc. He has been a member of the Fund since 2006 and was appointed to the board in 2009.

Dave Barlow, Trustee, Clio

Mr. Barlow represents Jan's Professional Cleaners and has been a member of the Fund since 1997 and has been a member of the board since 2010.

Steve Fry, Trustee, Brighton

Mr. Fry represents Presidential Cleaners. He has been a member of the Fund and a member of the board since 2010.

Sarah Wrubel, Trustee, Kalamazoo

Ms. Wrubel represents Continental Linen. She became a member of the Fund and a Trustee in 2013.

Matt Koster, Trustee, Holland

Mr. Koster represents Enviro-Clean Services, Inc. He has been a member of the Fund since 2015 and a member of the board since 2016.