10-13-21 Michigan Chemistry Council Elects Seven New Members to Board of Directors

At its annual membership meeting, the Michigan Chemistry Council (MCC) recently elected 13 members to its board of directors, including seven members who are joining the MCC board for the first time.

The new members include:

  • Joe Dellamorte - Wyandotte Site General Manager - BASF Corporation
  • Kayla Peacock - Michigan EHS&S Leader – Corteva Agriscience
  • Brian Weber - EHS Hub Leader - DuPont
  • Brett VanderLinden - Plant Manager - OxyChem
  • Gerard Manley – EHS&S Manager – Hemlock Semiconductor
  • Stephanie Jarrett - Senior Environmental Engineer - Fishbeck
  • Steve Zervas - Managing Consultant - Trinity Consultants

“We are excited to announce new leaders for the Michigan Chemistry Council as we continue our work on behalf of the business of chemistry in our state,” said MCC Executive Director John Dulmes. “These members will add tremendous experience and expertise to our board from across our industry.”

Those members re-elected to the MCC board include:

  • Mark Kramer - President & CEO - Anderson Development Company
  • Steve Gregory - Production Leader – Corteva Agriscience
  • Steve Persyn - Midland Site Leader - International Flavors & Fragrances
  • Dave Blatnik - State Government Affairs Manager - Marathon Petroleum
  • Jeffrey Bolin - Sr. Vice President, Technical Operations - Dragun Corporation                           
  • Mark Craig - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer - Three Rivers Corporation

The MCC’s Board of Directors is elected on an annual basis by its member companies, with directors representing both MCC’s regular members and its associate members. The Board’s current President is Mark Kramer, President & CEO of Anderson Development Company in Adrian.

The Michigan Chemistry Council, established in 1967, represents Michigan’s chemical manufacturers, formulators and distributors. Chemistry is one of Michigan’s largest manufacturing sectors, supporting more than 80,000 Michigan jobs and directly impacting more than 96% of all manufactured goods.