Board Members


  • Jeffrey A. Rinvelt
    Chair
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Ann Arbor, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2022


  • James B. Bolger
    Vice chair
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Whitehall, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2020


  • Lynn L. Chen-Zhang
    WMU alumnus
    Term: Dec. 31, 2018
    Home: Portage, Mich.


  • William D. Johnston
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Portage, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2022


  • Ron Kitchens
    Home: Kalamazoo, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2024


  • Kenneth V. Miller
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Kalamazoo
    Term: Dec. 31, 2018

  • Shani J. Penn
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Detroit, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2024


  • William F. Pickard
    WMU alumnus
    Home: Bloomfield Hills, Mich.
    Term: Dec. 31, 2020

  • Kahler B. Schuemann
    Secretary to the board

  • Jan J. Van Der Kley
    Treasurer and assistant secretary

  • Patti Van Walbeck
    Assistant treasurer