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2023 Board of Directors & Staff

Treasurer - Open Position 

Linda Kubiak


Linda Kubiak resides in Clarence Township and was recently elected as Clarence Township Supervisor. She has provided guidance to the Duck Lake Association for their watershed management plan. Linda and her husband operate a farm producing corn, soybeans, and hay. She has served on the District Board over 20 years; contributing first-hand knowledge of the agricultural community and local government. 

Brian Huggett

Board Chair

Brian Huggett comes from a farming family who has resided  in Calhoun County for more than 150 years.  He has worked for state and national parks in Michigan and California, as a hydrologist and cartographer. His expertise with grant-funded aquatic and watershed projects has served the board and community positively. Currently Brian serves as  Watershed Technical Advisor, in addition to his role as Chair for Calhoun Conservation District.

Greg Fountain 

Associate Director

Greg Fountain has been a long-time board director and past chairman for the Calhoun Conservation
District. His family-owned Double Eagle Farms, located in Marengo Township,  is a  large producer
of beans and corn production. His agricultural and conservation knowledge has benefitted the Calhoun
Conservation District for many years.

Sheryl Proteau


Sheryl Proteau brings a wealth of knowledge to the Board from her experience as Clarence Township Clerk.  She has developed skills in planning meetings, elections, and communicating with the public. 

Welcome, to the Board!

Mark Karaba


Mark Karaba has a passion for the environment and protecting natural resources. As an avid fly fisherman and guide, he has lead the way to educate the public and keep the flow of Rice Creek moving and clean. Mark established the Friends of Rice Creek,  a non-profit under development , serving as its president. 

Watershed Coordinator - Open - Ope

Maureen Reed

District Manager

Maureen Reed began her career  in environmental education when she and husband, David Reed, served as resident managers and caretakers of Michigan Audubon Society's Baker Sanctuary in Convis Township.  With a Bachelor's of Science in Liberal Studies Degree, Maureen blends  nonprofit administrative experiences with a hands-on approach, and  appreciation for  natural history studies in Michigan. 

Calhoun & Jackson Counties

MAEAP Technician - Open Position -- 

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