My West Michigan regional office, located in downtown Grand Rapids, serves a 20-county area that includes all of West and Southwest Michigan. The office provides a variety of services from assisting individuals working with federal agencies to helping businesses and local governments to seek out federal funding opportunities for local projects. The staff in my Grand Rapids office are my personal representatives in the region and are here to serve you. Residents from Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Osceola, St. Joseph and Van Buren counties are served by my Grand Rapids office.
West Michigan is home to an increasingly diverse group of manufacturers and businesses, as well as a burgeoning health care and research industry in Grand Rapids. Agriculture, a large part of the region’s economy, offers a wide array of commodity crops, livestock and produce. The region is home to many fine colleges and universities, spectacular Lake Michigan shoreline and many other major attractions.