Pine River Township (Gratiot Co.) Supervisor Kevin Beeson has been elected secretary of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). He was elected to the position helping to lead the state’s largest municipal association by his township peers at MTA’s 2022 Annual Educational Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing.
Beeson has been a member of the MTA Board since 2014. He also serves as director of MTA District 16, which encompasses Montcalm, Gratiot and Ionia Counties.
“I’m excited for the challenge of helping to lead this organization, and working with friends and colleagues from around the state,” Beeson said. “Together, we can improve our prospects in Lansing for added job opportunities and economic development.”
Beeson was first elected township supervisor in 2004. He was chair of the township planning commission from 1994 to 2003 before he was appointed as a township trustee in 2003. He also served as the chair of the Gratiot County MTA Chapter from 2006 to 2012.