Sueann L. Walz, Vice Chair

Appointed: March 7, 2007 by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm

Term Expiration Dec. 31, 2014

Sueann Walz of Big Rapids, was appointed to the Ferris Board of Trustees for an eight-year term to be served from January 1, 2007 through Dec. 31, 2014 by Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm.

Walz currently serves as assistant vice president and branch manager of Independent Bank West, where she has been employed for 30 years. She is a member of the Ferris Foundation Board of Directors and the University’s Founder’s Club, has served as co-chair of Ferris’ Bulldog Hockey Locker Room fund raiser and has received recognition from the hockey Blueline Club and the Pete Peterson Award from the Athletic department.

For 10 years, she was co-chair of the Mecosta County Chamber of Commerce Holiday Gala and in 1996 served as chamber president. She has served as president and vice president of Friends of Ferris, the University’s political action group, and has served on its executive board for 17 years.