Boards & Committees Roster

Are you interested in serving on one of Plainfield Township's boards, committees or commissions?

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees is always searching for citizens who are interested in serving on Township boards, committees and commissions. Commitments are typically for three years. Click the links below for a description of Township committees and to download an application to participate in one.

COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS
COMMITTEE APPLICATION


Planning Commission

NAME
TITLE
TERM EXPIRES
Cathy Bottema (3)
 
12/31/2021
Tom Coleman (1)
 
12/31/2019
Kerwin Keen (2)
 
12/31/2020
James Kosloski (1)
  
12/31/2021
Karl Koster (2)
  
12/31/2019
John Walsh (1)
  
12/31/2020
Jack Hagedorn
Board Representative
 
 
*Term of office is 3 years. The Planning Commission meets the 4th Tuesday of every  month at 7:00 p.m. Parenthesis denotes term.*

Zoning Board of Appeals
NAME
TITLE
 
Karl Koster
PC Representative 
Indefinite 
Ray Holland (1)
  
12/31/2017 
David Ridout (3)
  
12/31/2021
Brian Justema (1)
  
12/31/2019
Art Spalding
Alternate
12/31/2019
Ken Chester (1)
Alternate
12/31/2017 
Ben Greene
Board Representative
 
 
*Term of office 3 years. The Board of Appeals meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Parenthesis denotes term*

Board of Review
NAME
TERM EXPIRES
TERM EXPIRES
David W. Deverman
  
12/31/2020
Brian Crum
 
12/31/2020
Doug Carnevale
  
12/31/2020
Tim Dyer
Alternate
 
 
*Term of office 2 years. Swear-in within 10 days of appointment. Parenthesis denotes term*

Construction Board of Appeals
NAME
TERM EXPIRES
Larry Feist
12/31/2019
Bill Roersma
12/31/2019
Thomas Schichtel
12/31/2020

*Term office 2 years. *

Cemetery Advisory Committee
NAME
TITLE           
TERM EXPIRES
Al McAvoy
 
12/31/2020
Brenda Carson
Chair
12/31/2021
Fran Roberts
 
12/31/2019
Arthur Spalding
  12/31/2019
Johanna Vander Wall
 
12/31/2020
Bill Brinkman
   

Comstock Park Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
NAME
TITLE
TERM EXPIRES
Nancy Mulder
 
7/31/2019
 Ed Hood    12/31/2021
David Washburn
 
7/31/2021
Richard Frey
 
12/31/2022
R. John Stephan
 
12/31/2022
Jim Jarecki
 
7/31/2019
Nick Purwin
 
12/31/2022
Janis Vander Kooy
 
12/31/2022
Robert Homan
Board Representative
Indefinite
 
* Term of office 4 years. Officers - (2 year term) Board Meetings occur on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 8:00 a.m.*

Historical PreservationFor Open House and Meeting schedules click here.

NAME
TITLE
TERM EXPIRES
Donna Briggs
 
I12/31/2019
Louann Briggs Larsen
 
12/31/2021
Suzanne Carpenter
 
12/31/2019
Frank Hoekstra
 
12/31/2020
Sue Irvine
 
12/31/2021
Dave Steiner
 
12/31/2020
Sharon Wells
 
12/31/2021
Frank Pfaff
Board Representative
 
 
* Term of office 3 years. *

Parks and Recreation

NAME
TITLE
TERM EXPIRES
David Briggs
  
12/31/2020
Dennis Cole
 
12/31/2021
Dale Hecksel
  
12/31/2019
Dave Heyboer
  
12/31/2020
Kyle Jenkins
  
12/31/2019
Bill Mast
 
12/31/2021
David Meyerholtz
 
12/31/2019
vacant
 
12/31/2019
Sally Wesorick
  
12/31/2020
Thomas Wiarda
   
12/31/2020
Robert Homan
Board Representative
 
Karl Koster
Planning Commission Representative
 
 
 
 
Public Safety
NAME
TITLE
TERM EXPIRES
Catherine Bottema
  
12/31/2021
James Carr
  
12/31/2020
Tom Coleman
  
12/31/2021
Tom Hendershot
  
12/31/2021
Dale Pomeroy
  
12/31/2020
Dan Karnes
  
12/31/2019
Robert Anaya
  
12/3120/19 
Robert Homan
Board Representative
 
Bill Brinkman 
Board Representative
 
Frank Pfaff
Board Representative
 

STANDING COMMITTEEs (Township Board Members only)
The Superintendent serves as ex-officio member of all committees

Election Commission: Morrow, Brinkman, 
Postmus
Infrastructure: Homan, Pfaff, Postmus
Governance: Homan, Greene, Morrow