Thomas Atkinson - Southwestern Michigan College
Tom is t
Chief of Staff for Southwestern Michigan College and also
Treasurer for the Lewis Cass ISD.
Previously, he had worked for the Cass County Sheriff's Office and
Department and also
served on the Board for Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital in Dowagiac.
He earned degrees from
National Academy, Northwestern University School of Staff and Command, Bethel College and Kalamazoo
Valley Community College.
Thomas is married, has two daughters and four grandchildren, and has lived in Dowagiac for the last 20 years.
Nermina Kamencic - Gast Manufacturing
Nermina is the Global Human Resources Director for Gast Manufacturing, Inc., with a successful career built in the HR departments of various companies. She is a local leader of Community Engagement at Gast and has been volunteering in projects to support organizations such as The Salvation Army. Nermina has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from the University of Illinois, and is working towards an Executive MBA in General Management from Michigan State University.
She lives in Benton Harbor.