Portage Community Center

For 40 years the Portage Community Center has been the only human services organization in the City of Portage.  We help Portage residents with emergency assistance, youth development as well as several hosted programs.  It is our goal to Make Life Better for those in our community!

Board of Directors
President Christy Klien
President Elect Jeremy Zonts
Secretary Deb Polderman
Treasurer Jen Maynard
Past President Tom Voinaroski
Board Members
Nasim Ansari Anthony Bradley

Kirk Mason

Ben Cohen
Valerie Dekam Denise McCarthy
Chad Alvord Kathleen Hemingway
Justin Horn Carrie Klein
Scott McQueen Randy Orwig
Marcel Zondag​

Steve Clark

Connor Plasencia Alison Thomas

 

Staff

Chris Buckley
Chris Buckley
Executive Director

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Liz Gunnett
Liz Gunnett
Bookkeeper

Email Liz

Patsy Burnett
Patsy Burnett
Emergency Assistance Coordinator

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Kirk Lowis
Kirk Lowis
Youth Development

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Michelle Swyrtek
Michelle Swyrtek
Youth Development

Email Michelle

James Vallar
James Vallar
Custodian
Sue Sillars
Sue Sillars 
Custodian    

Please note our closing policy.  If Western Michigan University or Kalamazoo Valley Community College close due to inclement weather, Portage Community Center will also be closed.  This includes all hosted services, food pantry and clothing bar.  All closing notifications will be broadcast on WWMT Channel 3.

 
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