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1300 Bluff Street
Suite 114
Flint, MI 48504
Ph: 810.767.6490

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Board of Directors

The composition of the FRWC Board of Directors reflects the collaborative nature of the organization. Founded in 1997, the FRWC is an alliance between educational institutions, local government, local business, environmental groups, and concerned citizens who feel strongly that the Flint River and its tributaries are a vital resource we all need to protect from pollution. The Board meets the third Friday of every month. Board meetings are open to members of the FRWC. To attend an upcoming meeting, contact Edie Westhoff.



Rebecca Fedewa, Executive Director. Rebecca became the Executive Director in January, 2008. With extensive non-profit experience in organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving freshwater ecosystems and watersheds, Rebecca brings a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the FRWC. Rebecca is committed to growing the organization by empowering citizens to act as the voice of the Flint River in their own communities.




Doug Schultz, Board Chair, Rowe Professional Services Company. Doug is the Director of Landscape Architecture at ROWE Professional Services Company, helping clients and communities plan and design quality of life improvements.  He is a lifelong sailor and lives in the Lapeer area.  Doug enjoys the camaraderie within the FRWC and the opportunities that it has to impact our surroundings.




beth-manningBeth Manning, Board Vice Chair, Board Member. Beth is the Director of Human Resources at UM-Flint. In her role, Beth oversees overall direction for the department, consultation, policy administration and compliance. Provides supervision and planning of the HR Office, campus communications for HR, professional development, merit program, grievances, SPG and contract interpretation.






monica walkerMonica Walker, General Moters. Board Treasurer. Monica is an Environmental Engineer for General Motors.






Darren Bagley

Darren Bagley, Secretary, Board Member. Genesee County 4H. Darren has been a driving force behind the FRWC since 1999. Darren is the Extension Educator for the 4H program. Darren’s environmental expertise is put to great use as the FRWC’s Education Committee Chair, where he helps direct the implementation of our Genesee GREEN program. Darren’s board service, however, extends into virtually every aspect of the organization, serving on multiple committees and staffing many events for the organization.



Tim FickTim Fick, Board Member.  Vice President of Business Development at E&L Construction Group, Inc.








deandraDeAndra Larkin, Board Member.  DeAndra first came to the FRWC as a participant in a paddle we hosted for the Flint Young Professionals. With a long time love of the outdoors and rivers, DeAndra was a natural fit to work with the FRWC. DeAndra sits on the FRWC’s Development Committee. And above all, her enthusiasm for the work is certainly contagious.




Jack Minore, Past Board Chair, Board Member, Steering Committee for the Friends of the Flint River Trail Chapter. Jack has been involved in the FRWC since 2001, with his recent tenure as Board Chair beginning in 2008, ending in 2011. Jack also has served as Interim Executive Director of the FRWC in 2005 and 2006 and was one of the founders of the Friends of the Flint River Trail Chapter. A cyclist, Jack also serves on the board of the Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance. Jack brings a wealth of expertise to the FRWC, having served for six years in the Michigan House and 15 years as a Flint City Councilperson. An educator at heart, Jack taught school for over 30 years, most of it in the Flint School system. He also served for five years as the Executive Director of the Genesee County Bar Association, and has served on a number of local and state-side boards and commissions.




Art reyes from facebookArt Reyes, Board Member. Art is a trustee for Mott Community College, a member of UAW Local 598, and works as an electrician at GM Flint Truck and Bus. On has Facebook profile, Art describes himself as a father of 4, Grandfather (“Papi”) to 2, Capeless Crusader, Hater of Hypocricy and Lover of Humanity.




jack-stockJack Stock, Board Member, Kettering University. Jack  joined Kettering University in September, 2000. He is head of external relations and responsible for development of non-alumni related groups and individuals, keeping Kettering at the forefront in supporting greater Flint, Genesee County and the state. Jack has a B.A. from the University of Michigan-Flint. He has more than 20 years experience in fund development including former acting vice president of University Advancement at Kettering, executive director with Junior Achievement of Southeast Michigan, community relations at the Second Harvest Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, marketing with the Flint Institute of Music, and executive director of Kids In New Directions (KIND). He is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Jack is involved in community activities including Rotary International, Keep Genesee County Beautiful, Priority Children, the Atwood Stadium Authority, the Carolyn Mawby Chorale, and St. John’s Catholic church in Davison. He is married to Nancy and has three children, Mallory, Leah and Philip.


 photo not availableJoseph Stock, Board Member. Director, Lapeer County Parks.


Linda Berker, Board Member Emeritus.  Attorney. Linda is a founding member of the FRWC and currently heads up the organization’s policy committee. Linda owns her own law firm in Davison, where she specializes in Environmental and Real Property law. Linda also serves on the board of the Sierra Club Nepessing group, and has been a dedicated environmentalist her whole life. Linda became Board Member Emeritus in January, 2020.



  Olof Karlstrom, Board Member Emeritus. Attorney (retired). Olof joined the Board in 2000, and served as board chair of the organization from 2006 through 2007. Olof’s tenure ushered in a new era for the FRWC, including overseeing a tripling of the organization’s staff and budget, and the development of a new strategic plan. Olof has lived and worked in the Flint area for forty years, and has been a dedicated advocate for the area’s citizens and natural resources. Initially a Vice President of Mott Community College, Olof has practiced law for the past 25 years, focusing on labor, municipal, zoning and environmental law.