Government Information

The Chamber is dedicated to improving the quality of the business environment across Northeast Michigan and achieves their legislative goals through advocacy and a partnership with the Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance.

Government Relations Committee

Julie Allen – Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Richard Castle – Consumers Energy
Eric Ferguson
 – Edward Jones – Eric Ferguson
Lee Fitzpatrick – Alpena Public Schools
Dr. Ryan Knight – Switzer Veterinary Clinic
Mike Mahler – Alpena Area Chamber of Commerce
Jim Makowske – Laser Team Challenge
Jerry Plohocky – The Home Depot
Jerry Tracey – Nicolet National Bank

Your Legislators:

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
133 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510
phone: 202.224.4822

U.S. Senator Gary Peters, D-Mich.
1609 Longworth HOB
Washington, D.C.  20515
Phone: 202.225.5802

U.S. Congressman Jack Bergman
1st District of Michigan
414 Canon HOB
Washington, D.C.  20515
phone: 202.225.4735

State Senator Michele Hoitenga
36th District
Michigan State Senate
P.O. Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7536
phone: 517.373.7946

State Representative Cam Cavitt
106th District
House of Representatives
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
phone: 517.373.0833

General Public Information

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Alpena City Council Members 

Mayor Cindy Johnson

Councilwoman Erinn Kane

Councilman Danny Mitchell

Councilman Mike Nowak – Mayor Pro Tem

Councilwoman Karol Walchak


Alpena County

County Administrator – Jesse Osmer

County Clerk – Keri Bertrand

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Alpena County Commissioners

District #1 – William LaHaie

District #2 – Dan Ludlow

District #3 – Robin LaLonde

District #4 – Bill Peterson

District #5 – Brenda Fournier

District #6 – Burt Francisco

District #7 – Travis Konarzewski

District #8 – John Kozlowski – Chairman

Commissioners Information


Alpena Township

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Nathan Skibbe – Supervisor
Michele Palevich – Clerk
Laura Ellery-Somers – Treasurer
Cash Kroll – Trustee
Steve Lappan – Trustee
Norm Poli – Trustee
Russ Rhynard – Trustee