Meet our amazing Board Members.
We’re a talented group of creative individuals interested in helping the community…
Founder of Men’s Shed of West Michigan. Christopher has more than 20 years of leadership and International Operational experience with Amway Corporation. Since his retirement, he has worked with multiple local non-profit organizations to help implement the Amway developed Operational Excellence program into their work practices. He was also one of the recipients of the 2020 Senior Neighbors annual Sixteen Over Sixty Award recognizing the contributions he as made to our local community.
Christopher is a skilled woodworker and carver, known locally for his “Comfort Birds” which he can’t seem to make fast enough.
A native of New Zeeland, Christopher and his wife call West Michigan home.
Development and Social Media
Joy has over 45 years of experience working with older adults with cognitive challenges such as Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or mental illness. Prior to her retirement in 2020, she was the Regional Director for the Alzheimer’s Association for 14 years. A Master Trainer for the Michigan Chapter of the International Initiative of the Dementia Friends program, she continues to provide educational classes to promote dementia awareness and how to become a more dementia friendly community.
Joy isn’t a woodworker but has been married to one for many years.
Secretary and Treasurer
Tom developed, owned and operated Statistical Surveys Inc. from 1978 until his retirement in 2016. Statistical Surveys Inc. is considered the gold standard for quality assurance in the Recreational Vehicle industry and he is recognized in the RV Hall of Fame for his contribution to the RV industry.
Tom has been a woodworker since his early teens and looks forward to sharing his talents with his granddaughter and grandson.
Stacy Niedzwiecki offers innovative design solutions for a wide variety of clients. Her areas of expertise are reflected in a portfolio of logos, brochures, fliers, advertisements, newsletters and event promotion materials. In addition to traditional design projects, she also serves as webmaster for a number of organizations.
Although her core skills focus on graphic design and layout, Stacy often leverages her talents in digital photography and digital art. Her fascination with nature’s beauty has found its way through the camera lens, earning awards in many art and photography competitions.