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The Road Commission is governed by a board of five county road commissioners. The Commissioners are appointed by the Berrien County Board of Commissioners for six year terms with alternating appointment years. Geographical areas within the county are a consideration when appointments are made.

Your current Commissioners are:

August Zielke Chairman 340 Shafer Road, Baroda, MI 49101 (269) 876-2572
Joseph Margol Vice Chairman 5407 Kaiser Road, Sawyer, MI 49125 (269) 357-6138
Jess Minks Commissioner 15036 N. Main Street, Buchanan, MI 49107 (269) 362-4964
William Smith Commissioner    
William Hodge Commissioner    


The Board's regular meetings, to which the public is invited, are held at 9:00 a.m. every other Wednesday at the Road Commission office at 2860 E. Napier Avenue, Benton Harbor. Board meetings will also be held quarterly at 5:30 p.m. at various locations around Berrien County (see meeting schedule).

The Road Commission has four maintenance garages which are located in Benton Harbor, Eau Claire, Baroda and Buchanan.

Your Road Commission Staff are:

To view our organizational chart, please click here.  To email a staff member, please click on their name.

Lindie Delk Interim Managing Director
Brian Berndt County Highway Engineer
Don Geisler Superintendent
Kari Bennett Finance Director
Michael Juengling Traffic Safety & Technology Supervisor
Don Goulooze Weighmaster
Greg Trail Eau Claire Foreman
Doug Hartzler Bakertown Foreman
Milt Sluder Baroda Foreman
Rob Cloinger Benton Harbor Foreman
Vacant Construction Foreman
Bob Forsythe Surveyor
Scott Evans Shop Foreman
Lori Drews Payroll Specialist
Lindie Delk Accounting Specialist
Marilyn Peppers Accounting Specialist
Kevin Stack Project Engineer
Jon Greco Project Engineer


BCRC Wage Rate Classifications

Defined Benefit Pension Plan (as of 12/31/12) - $6,835,950

other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) (as of 9/30/13) - $584,630


BCRC building

2860 E. Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Phone: (269) 925-1196
Fax: (269) 925-8098
Closed: New Year's day, Good Friday, Memorial day, Fourth of July, Labor day, Thanksgiving (2 days), Christmas Eve (1/2 day), Christmas Day, New Year's Eve (1/2 day)
To report an emergency situation please call our office during normal business hours otherwise call 911