Board of Directors
Ernie is one of the founding Board members of Save our Shoreline. He has been the President of the organization since 2001.As a professional, he was an Instructor and Coordinator of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning at Delta College for 37 years.
Frank W. Whalen
Frank is a lifelong resident of Bay City. He and his wife, Joanne, first bought a cottage on Donahue Beach in 1980, tore that down in 1994, and built a home. He and Joanne are the parents of two adult sons.
Chris was born and raised in Flint, MI. He graduated from Flint Central High School in 1984. Chris completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in social work at the University of Michigan in 1991.
Dave is one of the founding Board members of Save our Shoreline. As a veteran, he served in the Honor Guard in Washington D.C. under President Eisenhower. He is retired from Verizon, formerly known as New York Telephone,
Pat retired as the Associate VIce President for Facilities Management at Oakland University in 2022. She is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Michigan and has more than 30 years experience in Facilities Management at higher education campuses.
Retired Special Education teacher from Saginaw Public Schools. Longtime walleye fishermen. 77 year resident of Saginaw Bay shoreline. Now living in Florida. Still interested in property rights of shoreline owners.
New to the SOS Board of Directors, joining in 2020, Pete has a fond appreciation for spending time on the water since his youth in Northeastern MI at the family lake cottage. Having a strong work ethic in a leadership role in the automobile industry has given him a passion for helping, teaching and educating others.
Alan is a retired Executive Director of Environment, Energy and Safety with General Motors Corporation. Alan has extensive lobbying experience in Michigan and Washington D.C. dealing with a wide variety of transportation issues.
Nestled along the scenic Saginaw Bay, Christopher Izworski is not just a resident but an advocate for preserving the integrity of Michigan’s Great Lakes shoreline. With a background that blends civic leadership and a passion for the outdoors, Christopher finds common ground