Meet the
Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of residents and businesspeople
who live and work in our community. In addition to providing insight and
making decisions regarding the Holland Board of Public Works, each
member is also personally active in the community.



HBPW Board President

Long-time resident Tim Hemingway worked for SAF Holland for 31 years in various roles including general manager of operations and international vice president. He also sits on the board of directors of TMD Friction, Luxembourg, and volunteers with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland.


HBPW Board Vice President

A 15-year Holland resident, Diane most recently served as Sustainability Manager for Haworth, Inc. Prior to that role, she was a Product Manager and Team Leader for Haworth’s China Project during a year’s residence in Shanghai. Diane is active in the Holland Community Sustainability Committee and Grand Valley Artists.


HBPW Board Member

Paul's construction expertise is recognized in West Michigan through his work with Elzinga & Volkers, Inc., and Paul Elzinga Consulting, PC. Paul's projects have included Holland Community Hospital and the City of Holland Snowmelt project. He also volunteers with the United Way and the Boys & Girls Club.


HBPW Board Member

A Holland native, Phil began mowing lawns at Howard Miller at age 10. In 2008, he retired from his position as the company’s CEO. In addition to his work at Howard Miller, Phil has served on boards at Hope College, Bethany Christian Services, and ODL, Inc. He and his wife also coordinate Christmas presents for 475 foster children each year.


HBPW Board Member

A Holland resident since 1997, Jim Storey has worked for SEMCO Energy and Consumers Energy. He has also served as a member of the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. Today, Jim operates StoreyLine Communications, a Holland-based public relations, liquor license consulting and campaign management firm.