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City of East Grand Rapids
750 Lakeside Drive SE
East Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Ph: 616-949-2110
Fx: 616-940-4884
Ward 1  

Chad Zagel

Chad Zagel is a financial advisor with the Gaslight Village office of Edward Jones.  Prior to being elected to the City Commission, he served on the East Grand Rapids Community Foundation Board.  He serves on the Finance and Personnel committees as well as the Board of Review and as a liaison to the Gaslight Village Business Association.  

Home Address: 2916 Pioneer Club Rd SE           Phone: (616) 915-0827
Date Elected: November 2015                   Term Ends: December 2019
Phil Skaggs Phil Skaggs and his wife Beth have lived in East Grand Rapids since 2000. They have two daughters. Phil currently works at the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, after teaching history for seven years at Aquinas College. Phil is particularly interested in Reeds and Fisk Lakes, the Gaslight Business District, regional cooperation, and the symbiotic relationship between the City and the EGR Schools.

Home Address: 2615 Hall Street SE            Phone: (616) 956-6732
Date Appointed: January 2012                  Term Ends: December 2017
Ward 2  

Claudine Duncan

Claudine Duncan serves on the Library Commission and the East Grand Rapids Community Foundation Board. She also acts as liaison to the Gaslight Village Business Association, the Community Action Council and the Superintendent's Advisory Council. She and her husband have four children, all currently in the East Grand Rapids School system.

Home Address: 1621 Amberley Ct SE        Phone: (616) 243-4460
Date Elected: November 2013                  Term Ends: December 2017
Karey Hamrick

Karey Hamrick and her husband Brian are real estate investors and have lived in East Grand Rapids since 2005. They have two young children in the EGR school district. Karey serves on the Joint Facilities and Infrastructure Committees as well as the Superintendent’s Advisory Council and the East Grand Rapids Community Foundation Board.

Home Address: 3004 Oakwood Dr SE        Phone: (616) 965-1755
Date Elected: November 2015                  Term Ends: December 2019

Ward 3  
Jeff Dills

Jeff Dills and his wife Carol have been residents of East Grand Rapids since 1990. They have four children, all in the EGR school system. Prior to this position on the City Commission, Jeff has served ten years on the Planning Commission, the last two as Chairman. Jeff, a Civil Engineer with a PE license, works in the industrial construction field.

Home Address: 2034 Hall Street SE             Phone: (616) 248-0199
Date Elected: November 2009                    Term Ends: December 2017

Brian Miller Brian Miller and his wife Megan have lived in East Grand Rapids since 2005. Prior to being elected, Brian served on the East Grand Rapids Community Foundation Board for six years, including the last two years as President. Brian is the V.P. of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer at Davenport University. His free time is spent with his wife and two young children.

Home Address: 1033 Floral Ave SE              Phone: (616) 821-2618
Date Elected: November 2011                    Term Ends: December 2019