Deb Diepenhorst

Deb Diepenhorst

Township Clerk

  • Business: 616-884-2207
  • Email: ddiepenhorst@cannontwp.org
  • Physical Address: 6878 Belding RdRockford, MI 49341
  • Primary Department: Township Board
  • Other Departments: Supervisor, Clerk, Sewer Committee, Information Technology Committee, Fire Committee, Law Enforcement Committee, Election Information, Cemeteries, Cemetery Committee
Professional Profile

Current Board Committees & Assignments

  • Sewer Committee
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Salary and Benefits Committee
  • Professional Oversight Committee
  • Fire Committee
  • Law Enforcement Committee
  • Cemetery Committee
Term Expires:   November 2016

Personal Background Information

Civic Affairs:

  •  Vice-President of the Crestwood Elementary PTO.     
  •  President of the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC)  Rockford Public Schools.
  •  SEPAC Building Representative for Crestwood Elementary
  •  Odyssey of the Mind Coach 2011-Present
  •  Regularly attend Frontline Community Church
  •  Council member, St. Luke's Lutheran Church 2007-2009 (Spearheaded the rollout of St. Luke's Vision Project)
  •  President of MOMS Club of Rockford, 2007-2008.
  •  Secretary of MOMS Club of Rockford, 2006-2007.
  •  West Michigan American Marketing Association, Student of the Year 1992.
Professional Career Background:

  • 2003-Present  - Marketing Consultant, specializing in event planning, marketing plans, and marketing research.
  • 2000-2003     - Community Affairs Manager for Spartan Stores, Inc., handled special events and corporate philanthropy for Spartan's Retail Division.    
  • 1997-2000     - Senior Marketing Research Analyst for Spartan Stores. Conducted primary research projects for grocery retailers and internal divisions of Spartan Corporate.
  • 1992-1997     - Sales Representative for The Pillsbury Company, made sales presentations to supermarket managers and corporate accounts.
  • Graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2002 with a Master's of Science in Communication.
  • Graduated from GVSU in 1992 with a Bachelor's of Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing.
Personal Summary:

My husband Craig and I have lived in the Lake Bella Vista Community since 1998. We couldn't imagine raising our family anywhere else. We have two children and they both attend Rockford Public Schools. In addition to my work at the Township, I enjoy volunteering at school, summers on the lake,  and spending time with friends and family.