Linda Kerr

Texas Township Trustee

Linda Kerr was the first full-time township employee hired in 1996 and in November of 1996, was elected as Clerk, in which capacity served the Township for 24 years. In November 2020, she was elected Trustee. Linda has a Bachelor of Business Administration from Western Michigan University and a Masters of Public Administration from WMU. She is a Certified Municipal Clerk, Master Citizen Planner, and an Assessor. 

Trustee Kerr serves on the following committees:

  • Farmers' Market Committee
  • Parks and Trails Committee

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Don Boven

Texas Township Trustee

Don Boven has served on the Township Board in November 2016. He is a long-time member of the community and has lived in Texas Township since 1965. Don retired from the Upjohn/Pharmacia Company after 31 years of service and has two grown children. Don has served the township in many capacities including Captain of the Texas Township Fire Department (20 years), on the Township Zoning Board of Appeals (2 years), and as a Township Trustee (30 years). He also has served on the Township's Election Commission, Public Safety Committee, and Building Board of Appeals.

Trustee Boven servers on the following committees: 

  • Cemetery Committee

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Barbara Hammon

Texas Township Trustee

Barb is a lifelong resident of SW Michigan and has lived in Texas Township since 1983. She is recently retired from Borgess Hospital where she worked as a critical care nurse. She has 3 grown children and 4 grandchildren. Barb was elected to the Township Board in November 2020.

Trustee Hammon serves on the following committees: 

  • Road Committee
  • Public Safety Committee
  • Election Commission

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Michelle O'Neill

Texas Township Trustee

Michelle grew up in Essexville, Michigan and relocated to Portage in 2002.  Michelle along with her husband and two children moved to Texas Township 6 years ago.  Michelle is employed full time with the Michigan Department of Transportation.  She is a Licensed Professional Engineer.  She received her BS in Civil Engineering from MIchigan Technological University and holds a Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.  Michelle was appointed to the Township Board in January 2023.

Trustee O'Neill serves on the following committees: 

  • Road Committee.

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