Individual Involvement: Leaders in Our Communities

Tri-Star employees care about their communities and get involved in helping their friends and neighbors.

Gene Pickelman

  • Covenant HealthCare Board of Directors, Vice-Chair
  • Valley Lutheran High School Growth Campaign, Co-Chair
  • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, 2014 Chair
  • Michigan Bankers Association, Trust Management Committee
  • College of Business Management Advisory Board, Member
  • 1000 Leaders Initiative, Past Co-Chair
  • One Hundred Club, Member
  • 2014 Junior Achievement Hall of Fame Judging Committee
  • 2005 Marsh Princing Leadership Award Recipient

Larry Preston

  • Recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Business Leader Award by Saginaw Valley State University College of Business and Management.
  • Midland Center for the Arts, Board Member
  • Recipient of Distinguished Citizens Award by the Boy Scouts of America, Lake Huron Area Council
  • 2008 Boys and Girls Club Leadership Award Recipient
  • 2006 Spirit of Saginaw Award Recipient
  • Midland Symphony Orchestra, Past Board Member
  • Great Lakes Bay Alliance, Past Board Member
  • State of Michigan Banking Commissioners CEO Advisory Board, Past Board Member
  • Fall In…Art and Sol Festival Past Fundraising and Sponsorship Chair and Leadership Team Member
  • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, Past Trustee, Past Chairman
  • Heroes for Kids, Founder and Past Chairman
  • Youth First, Founder and Past Co-Chairman
  • Saginaw Community Foundation, Past Chair and Board Member
  • Leadership Saginaw Program Graduate
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance Leadership Program Graduate

Cyndy Bellaver

  • Frankenmuth Mid-Michigan Unit of the Herb Society of America, Member
  • Frankenmuth Women’s Club, Member

Kylie Bos

  • American Red Cross, Volunteer
  • Missaukee Humane Society, Volunteer
  • Midland Shelterhouse, Volunteer

Debbie Briguglio

  • Midland 100 Club, Member
  • Midland Shelterhouse, Volunteer
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • Boys & Girls Club of the Great Lakes Bay Region, Fall Golf Outing Board Member
  • Tri-County Economics, Member
  • Saginaw Community Foundation Distribution Committee, Past Member
  • Saginaw READ Association, Past Mentor
  • Heroes for Kids, Past Volunteer

Andre Buckley

  • CFA Society of Detroit, Affiliate Member
  • Saginaw Community Foundation, Board of Directors
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • Saginaw Public School, Mentor/Volunteer
  • Junior Achievement of Northeast Michigan, Volunteer
  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Volunteer
  • Saginaw Valley African American Leadership Training Institute, Member
  • Midland Noon Rotary, Member

Kyle Chapple

  • United Way Saginaw County Community, Change Team
  • Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network, Member & Steering Committee Member
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Spring into Service, Volunteer
  • One Week One Street, Volunteer
  • Relay for Life, Past Volunteer

Kay Cooper

  • Pulse 3 Run for Your Heart
  • OllI- Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Member
  • Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square, Brew at the Zoo Planning Committee Member
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • READ Association of Saginaw, Mentor
  • Institute of Certified Bankers, Member
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate

Jenny Diederich

  • The ROCK Center for Youth Development, Board Member
  • Girls on the Run of Midland and Gladwin Counties, Team Assistant Coach
  • Harrison Youth Soccer, Board Member, Volunteer Coach & Referee Administrator

Kevin Dobson

  • St. Agnes Church, Finance Committee Member
  • Underground Railroad, Contributor
  • Relay for Life, Contributor
  • American Cancer Society, Past Volunteer
  • Freeland Soccer Association, Current Volunteer

Renee Elliott

  • Birch Run/Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer
  • Frankenmuth Legacy Ball Committee Member
  • Past Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square, Brew at the Zoo Planning Committee Member
  • Birch Run Parents for Youth, Vice President

Patty Enfield

  • Burcham Hills Foundation, Board Member
  • Meridian Historical Village, Long-Term Donor
  • American Red Cross, Long-Term Donor
  • Lansing Area Food Bank, Long-Term Donor
  • Tri-County Office on Aging, Long-Term Donor
  • United Way, Long-Term Donor
  • Ele’s Place, Donor
  • Sparrow Foundation, Donor

Adam Engel

  • Second Presbyterian Church, serving on the session, finance committee and in the choir
  • Presbytery of Lake Huron, coordinating team member
  • Saginaw Area Concert Band, Member
  • Hemlock Area Historical Society, Vice President
  • Mustard Seed Shelter, Volunteer

Claudia Flattery

  • Zion Lutheran Church, Endowment Fund Committee Secretary
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Freeland Athletic Association, Volunteer

Jane Hagen

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Great Lakes Bay Region (Saginaw Golf Outing Chairman)
  • Delta College Foundation, Investment Advisory Committee Member
  • Bay Area Community Foundation, Former Trustee, Currently on Stewardship Committee
  • Covenant HealthCare Foundation, Former Chairperson
  • Tri-County Economic Club, Former Treasurer
  • Bay City Morning Rotary, Member
  • Northeastern Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Junior League of Saginaw Valley, Sustaining Member
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance Alumni Ambassadors, Board Member

Ann Hall

  • Shiawassee United Way, Finance, Executive, Events Committee, Past President and Past Vice-President
  • Shiawassee Zoning Board of Appeals, Vice-Chair
  • Shiawassee District Library Endowment, Committee Member
  • Owosso Community Players, Costume & Awards Committee Member
  • St. John’s United Church of Christ, Owosso, Past Secretary
  • St. Phillip Lutheran, Owosso, Past Secretary

Laura Janson

  • Arc of Midland, Board Member (Arc Stroll Roll and 5K Run/Walk Chairperson)
  • St. John Amelith Lutheran Church of Bay City, School Volunteer & Athletic Club Member
  • Boy Scouts of America, Volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer
  • Little Forks Conservancy, Volunteer
  • Toys for Tots Patron
  • USO Patron

Rachelle Kell

  • Plymouth Elementary School, Treasurer – PTO
  • Leadership Midland Alumni Association, Board Member
  • MAYFL boosters, Member
  • Leadership Midland Steering Committee, Member
  • Michigan Chamber Health and Human Resources Committee, Member
  • Midland RiverDays, Volunteer
  • Midland Santa House, Volunteer
  • Midland Relay for Life, Volunteer
  • Ready, Set, Get Hired, Volunteer
  • MLK Scholarship Selection Committee, Member

Dawn Kenroy

  • Ele’s Place, Group Facilitator and Ele’s Race Fundraiser, Volunteer
  • Tri-County Office on Aging Meals-on-Wheels, Volunteer
  • Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council, Member
  • Jackson Rotary Club and disAbility Connections, volunteer

Jack Kidwell

  • Here We Stand Campaign – Michigan District of the LCMS Ann Arbor, MI, Vice Chairman
  • N.E. Michigan Estate Planning Council, Member and Former Board Member
  • Mid-Michigan Planned Giving Council, Former Member, Officer and President
  • International Lutheran Laymen’s League St. Louis, MO, Past International President
  • Lutheran Hour Ministries Foundation St. Louis, MO Board Trustee
  • Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Board for Mission Services, Past Advisory Board Member
  • ABLAZE Steering Committee for LCMS, Past Committee Member
  • Faith Lutheran Church of Bay City, Vice President
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • State Theatre Bay City, Board Member
  • 2014 Lutheran Hour Ministries International Outreach Conference, Chairman

Mary Jo Krick

  • Lutheran Homes of Michigan, Board Member
  • Frankenmuth Rotary Club, Board Member
  • Institute of Certified Bankers, Member
  • Leadership Saginaw Program Graduate
  • Institute of 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • Hospice of Hope, Steering Committee Member
  • Blessed Trinity Catholic Church, Finance Committee and Endowment Fund

Cassie MacGregor

  • Midland Area Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Ambassador
  • Temple Theatre Advisory Council, Member
  • Little Forks Conservancy, Volunteer
  • Midland Shelterhouse, Volunteer
  • American Marketing Association, Member
  • Saginaw area nursing homes, Volunteer
  • Tutoring/mentoring services, Volunteer

Bob Miller

  • Saginaw County Habitat for Humanity, Former President of the Board of Directors
  • St. John Vianney Parish, Member of the Finance & Administration Commission
  • Henry G. Marsh Endowment for Saginaw Habitat for Humanity, Steering Committee Member
  • Diocese of Saginaw Cohort 12 Implementation Team, Member & Stewardship Committee Member

Jon Pickelman

  • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, Chamber Ambassador
  • Saginaw’s Young Professional Network, Member
  • The Caring Place of Raleigh, North Carolina, Past Volunteer
  • Underground Railroad, Board Member

Bobbi Putman

  • Bay Veterans Foundation, Volunteer
  • Vassar Athletic Association, Volunteer
  • Leadership Saginaw Program Graduate
  • Mid-Michigan Women in Leadership, Member
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Volunteer
  • American Cancer Society, Volunteer

Danielle Rousseau

  • Pay It Forward, Volunteer
  • Saginaw READ, Mentor
  • Heroes for Kids, Past Volunteer
  • Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer

Rocco Rucinski

  • Sparrow Foundation’s Dapper Dads Challenge “Top 10” Finish (2016 & 2017)
  • Junior League of Lansing’s Lunch with League “Tip Winner” (2016 & 2017)
  • Mock Interviewer for Lansing Catholic High School (2016 & 2017)
  • Lady Classic Golf Caddie Auction benefiting Women’s Center of Lansing (2017)
  • Holt Education Foundation “5 Minute Tops” Judge (2017)
  • Junior League of Lansing’s Community Advisory Board (2018)
  • Greater Lansing Food Bank Capital Campaign Cabinet Member (2018)
  • Habitat for Humanity Annual Dinner Committee 2017
  • Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Leadership Lansing, Inaugural Class of 2016 Participant
  • University Club Membership Committee 2016 – 2018
  • Michigan State Alumni Association, Lifetime Member
  • Knights of Columbus, Member
  • American Red Cross, Donor
  • Ele’s Place, Donor

Mason Sarosi

  • Catholic Social Services Food Bank, Volunteer
  • Business and Economic Club, Member
  • Renewal Ministry Mission Trip, Volunteer

Joann Schofield

  • St. Gerard Church, Member and Past Youth Girls Basketball Assistant Coach
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Member
  • Habitat for Humanity Capital Region: Women Build 2016, Volunteer & Donor
  • Ele’s Place, Donor
  • Sparrow Foundation’s Women Working Wonders, Volunteer & Donor
  • Grand Ledge High School Men’s Golf Team, Volunteer
  • Greater Lansing Food Bank, Donor
  • Lansing Waverly High School, Past Girls Basketball Scorekeeper Volunteer
  • Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lansing, Past Volunteer

Gregory Seppanen

  • Michigan Bankers Association Trust and Wealth Management Committee, Member
  • Finnish American Chamber of Commerce, Past board member
  • Adams Township School District Foundation, Past board member
  • Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce, Past board member and past president

Anthony Taylor

  • Boys and Girls Club of the Great Lakes Bay Region, Board Member
  • Recipient of the 2014 Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce President’s Award
  • Recipient of the RUBY Award in the Great Lakes Bay Region for 2011
  • Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, Vice-Chairman
  • Saginaw County Habitat for Humanity, Board Member and Treasurer
  • READ Association, Volunteer
  • United Way of Saginaw County, Past Board Member
  • Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce, Past Board Member
  • Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network, Executive Committee Member and Immediate Past-Chair.
  • Leadership Saginaw Program Graduate
  • Fall In…Art and Sol Festival Leadership Team
  • Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Past Adjunct Faculty
  • Covenant Healthcare Institutional Review Board, Past Member

Steven Witten

  • Saginaw Area Catholic Schools Board of Trustees, Board Member
  • Nouvel Catholic Central Elementary School Athletic Association, Board Member
  • Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum, Board of Directors
  • Visiting Nurses Special Services, Board of Directors
  • Saginaw Country Club, Board of Governors and Executive Committee Treasurer
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance Institute for Leaders, 2014 Graduate
  • Great Lakes Bay Regional Alliance Institute for Leaders, Curriculum Committee
  • St. Agnes Parish Pastoral Council, Member

Sandy Worner

  • Saginaw United Way, Change Team
  • Shelterhouse, Finance Committee
  • Leadership Saginaw Class of 2011
  • 1000 Leaders Graduate
  • Michigan Association of CPAs, Member
  • Saginaw Women in Leadership, Member
  • Freeland School, Former Board Member and Treasurer
  • Saginaw Children’s Zoo, Board Member, Former Fund development Committee and Governance Committee.
  • Saginaw Leadership Cares, Former Member
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Former Treasurer and Endowment Fund Chair

William Zank

  • Great Lakes Bay Economic Club, Board Member
  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Volunteer