Governing Board

EightCAP is governed by a 15-member board comprised of individuals from the low-income, public, and private sectors from Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, and Montcalm counties. These individuals volunteer their time to lead the organization by establishing its mission and overseeing the programmatic, financial, and governance activities that EightCAP engages in.

EightCap Governing Board Members

(January, 2023)

Gratiot County

Judith Watson, Consumer Sector
Dr. Peggy Thelen, Private Sector
Jennifer Cook, Public Sector


Ionia County

Patricia Priest, Consumer Sector (Vice-Chair)
Ken Baker, Private Sector
Terence Frewen, Public Sector

Isabella County

Steve Rivers, Consumer Sector
Kim Onstott, Private Sector
James Moreno, Public Sector (Treasurer)


Montcalm County

Renae Caudill, Consumer Sector (Secretary)
David Seppala, Private Sector
Jeremy Miller, Public Sector

Rebecca Terry, Consumer Sector (Head Start Policy Council President)
Doug McFadden, Private Sector (Chair)
Michele Ringle, Public Sector

office hours

M-F: 8am - 4:30pm


5827 Orleans Road
Orleans MI 48865

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