Board of Commissioners

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Calhoun County's Board of Commissioners serves seven districts. The 2020 Chair is Commissioner Steve Frisbie, and the 2020 Vice Chair is Commissioner Kathy-Sue Vette.

Not sure which commissioner represents you? Click "Find My Commissioner" in the left-side navigation to explore the seven districts. 


District 1:  Kathy-Sue Vette         District 5: Derek King  
District 2:  Rochelle Hatcher        District 6:  Tommy Miller 
District 3:  Jake W. Smith       District 7:  Gary Tompkins
District 4:  Steve Frisbie  


Shana Huerta serves as the Deputy Clerk to the Board and can be reached at (269) 781-0966.

kvette200District 1: Kathy-Sue Vette (R)
Board Vice Chair
Battle Creek City Precincts
3, 4, 5, 11, 20, 22 and Springfield City 
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Contact Kathy-Sue Vette:
458 Country Club Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49015
(269) 209-5701; Email

Boards and committees: 
Calhoun County Employee Recognition Committee
County Administrator/Controller Evaluation Committee
Goguac Lake Board
Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Disorder Policy Board


Rochelle200xDistrict 2: Rochelle Hatcher
Battle Creek City Precincts
7, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 21
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Contact Rochelle Hatcher: 

139 Ann Avenue, Battle Creek, MI 49037
269-830-7036; Email

Boards and committees: 
Area Agency on Aging Advisory Board
Area Metropolitan Service Agency Liason
Calhoun County Local Jail Population Management Committee
Senior Millage Allocation Committee


jake200xDistrict 3: Jake W. Smith (D)
Battle Creek City Precincts
1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 18, 19 and 23
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Contact Jake Smith:  
88 S. LaVista Blvd, Battle Creek, MI 49015
(269) 967-9799; Email

Boards and committees: 
Battle Creek Downtown Development Authority
Board of Commissioners Legislative Liasons Committee
Community Corrections Advisory Board
Information Technology Executive Committee


frisbie200District 4: Steve Frisbie (R)
Board Chair
Bedford Charter Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4 
Convis and Pennfield Charter 
Townships Precincts 1, 2, 3 
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Contact Steve Frisbie:
148 Pheasantwood Trail, Battle Creek, MI 49017
(269) 217-3764; Email

Boards and committees: 
Board of Commissioners Budget Committee
Board of Health
Calhoun County Consolidated Dispatch Authority
Calhoun County Local Jail Population Management Committee
Calhoun County Parks and Recreation Commission
Community Action of South Central Michigan Governing Board of Directors
County Administrator/Controller Evaluation Committee
Drainage Board
Southcentral Michigan Planning Council


king200District 5: Derek King (R)
Athens, Emmett
Charter Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4
Leroy and Newton Townships
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Contact Derek King:
Home Address: 13792 Rivers Edge Way, Ceresco, MI 49033
Mailing Address: 2811 Capital Ave SW, Battle Creek, MI 49015
Cell: (269) 209-5161, Work: (269) 979-5758; Email

Boards and committees:
Battle Creek Area Transportation Study (BCATS) Policy Committee
Board of Commissioners Budget Committee
County Administrator/Controller Evaluation Committee
FireKeepers Local Revenue Sharing Board


tommy200xDistrict 6: Tommy Miller (R)
Marshall City Precincts 1, 2
Burlington, Eckford, Fredonia, Marengo,
Marshall Precincts 1, 2
Tekonsha Townships
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Contact Tommy Miller:
15497 18 1/2 Mile Road, Marshall, MI 49068
269-209-8964; Email

Boards and committees: 
Calhoun County Agricultural and Industrial Society Liason
Marshall Local Development Finance Authority
Michigan State University Extension Advisory Board
Solid Waste Management Planning Advisory Committee


gary200District 7: Gary Tompkins
Albion City Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
Albion, Clarence, Clarendon, Homer, 
Lee & Sheridan Townships
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Contact Gary Tompkins: 
29159 R Drive S, Homer, MI 49245
(517) 607-5202; Email

Boards and committees: 
Calhoun County Planning Commission
Calhoun County Trailway Alliance
Homer Lake Management Board
Potawatomi Resource Conservation and Development Council
Senior Millage Allocation Committee
Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Disorder Policy Board