Laura Heintzelman
President & CEO
(231) 723-7269

Board of Directors

The Manistee County Community Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors providing leadership around diverse community issues and initiatives. 

Chip May, Chair

Executive Director, Camp Arcadia

Steve Parsons, Vice Chair

Planning Coordinator, Little River Band of Ottawa Indians

David Mix, Secretary


Rosalind Jaffe, Treasurer


Richard Anderson

Co Owner, Iron Fish Distillery

Steve Brower

Independent Contractor, Venture North Funding & Development

Leann Burger


Robert Carson

Regional Director of Community Development, Networks Northwest

Beth McCarthy

Owner, MacBeth & Co.

Geoffrey Paine

DDS, Water’s Edge Dentistry

Shannon Westgate

Owner, Pleasant Valley Resort and Brand Strategist, Rightside Design