Grand Haven Board Of Light And Power

Community-owned, locally controlled, not-for-profit and environmentally responsible municipal utility.

Our greatest benefit to our customers is having your
best interest in mind in all our decision making

Executive Staff

  • David Walters

    General Manager

    Chief Administrative Officer of the Grand Haven Board of Light and Power. Under the policy direction of the Board of Light & Power’s five member elected Board, provides management direction of all operational and planning activities and functions involved in the production, distribution, and sale of electrical capacity and energy.

  • Jeff Chandler

    Director of Production

    Responsible for the administration, technical supervision, operation and maintenance, safety, and environmental compliance of all generation facilities.

  • Robert Shelley

    Distribution and Transmission Engineer

    Responsible for the planning, construction, and reliability of the BLP distribution and transmission system, technical services area, and for compliance with environmental, general safety, and any other rules, regulations and legalities associated with the operation and maintenance of an electric utility distribution and transmission system.

  • Jim Blekicki

    Distribution Superintendent

    Supervises the field activities involved in the installation and repair of high and low voltage lines serving residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

  • Lynn Diffell


    Responsible for planning, directing, and controlling finance, accounting, budgeting, contract negotiations, and customer services.

  • Renee Molyneux

    Administrative Services Manager

    Responsible for human resources, labor relations, media relations, community relations, information technology, safety programming and risk management. Also serves as secretary to the Board of Light & Power’s five member elected Board.