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|
|Timothy Lynch||Vice Chairman||7161 Territorial Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022||(269) 468-4506|
|Jess Minks||Commissioner||15036 N. Main Street, Buchanan, MI 49107||(269) 362-4964|
|Joseph Margol||Commissioner||5407 Kaiser Road, Sawyer, MI 49125||(269) 357-6138|
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.
|Louis Csokasy||Managing Director|
|Brian Berndt||County Highway Engineer|
|Kari Bennett||Finance Director|
|Michael Juengling||Traffic Safety & Technology Supervisor|
|Greg Trail||Eau Claire Foreman|
|Doug Hartzler||Bakertown Foreman|
|Milt Sluder||Baroda Foreman|
|Rob Cloinger||Benton Harbor Foreman|
|Chad Butler||Construction Foreman|
|Kevin Eyerly||Engineering Technician|
|Scott Evans||Shop Foreman|
|Lori Drews||Payroll Specialist|
|Lindie Delk||Accounting Specialist|
|Marilyn Peppers||Accounting Specialist|
|Kevin Stack||Project Engineer|
|Jon Greco||Project Engineer|
Defined Benefit Pension Plan (as of 12/31/12) - $6,835,950
other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) (as of 9/30/13) - $584,630