Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Member

Branch County Community Foundation (BCCF) is proud to welcome Keely A. Beemer to the Board of Directors. Beemer is a Branch County native, growing up in Coldwater. She received her undergraduate degree from the James Madison College of Michigan State University in Political Theory in 2011 with an additional degree concentration in Ag Business. Beemer received her Juris Doctor from WMU Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 2015. She is currently an Associate Attorney for the law office of Bird, Brothers, Scheske & Reed, P.C. in Sturgis.

She resides in Union City with her husband Aaron, and remains actively involved with her family’s dairy beef and commodity grain farm and is a member of the 4-H Leader’s Council and Altrusa International of Branch County.

Beemer is completing a term vacated by Union City representative Curt Proctor. In addition to Beemer, the board of directors includes Connie Winbigler, Wayne Reese, Ron Rose, Chuck Lillis, Josh Jones, Rachel Hard, Cheryl Globke, and Robert Gagnon.

At this time BCCF is purposefully seeking interested individuals from Bronson and Colon who have knowledge of or successful experience in any of the following areas: for-profit business and entrepreneurship; nonprofit governance, board development, and fund development.
To be eligible to serve on the Community Foundation’s board an individual must be a BCCF donor (or become a donor before service begins). For more information about serving on the Community Foundation’s board, call 517.278.4517 or email