Meet the Manistee County Road Commissioners
MEMBER - Richard Graham

Mr. Graham was re-appointed to the Road Commission Board for a six-year term ending December 31, 2020.  Mr. Graham was appointed Road Commissioner in December 2013 to fulfill the unexpired term of William Eckhardt.  Mr. Graham is retired and lives in the Bear Lake area.
 
Contact Commissioner Graham at 231-864-2102

MEMBER - Annie Hooghart

Ms. Hooghart was appointed member of the Road Commission Board effective January 1, 2011 and reappointed in January 2017.  Ms. Hooghart served as Vice-Chairman in 2012.  Annie also serves on the Manistee-Benzie Community Mental Health Board.  Her term runs through December 2022.  

Contact Commissioner Hooghart at 231-510-5984

MEMBER - Sally Reckow

Ms. Reckow was recently re-appointed to a six year term on the Road Commission Board extending her service thru 2018.  She originally took office in January 2008.  Her position came about as the Manistee County Board took action to expand the Road Commission Board from three members to five members.  Sally served as the Board Chair in 2014 and 2015. She was elected as Vice-Chair in 2009, 2013, and 2016. 

Contact Commissioner Reckow at 231-723-6654

VICE-CHAIR - James J. Russell

Mr. Russell  was appointed to the Board in September 2007 and was reappointed in 2010 and 2017 to serve thru December 2022.  Jim came to the Board when the County Commission expanded the Road Commission Board from three members to five members.  Jim is no stranger to the Board as he previously served as a member from June 1995 through December 2001.  He has 16 years of Road Commission experience on the Board.  Jim was recently voted Vice-Chair for 2017.  He is employed in the timber industry.

Contact Commissioner Russell at 231-633-6699

CHAIRMAN - Robert E. Rishel

Mr. Rishel was appointed to the Board to serve a six year term beginning January 2015.  He was elected Vice-Chair for 2015 and elected Chairman for 2016 and 2017.

Contact Commissioner Rishel at 231-398-9025