Perry is a lifetime resident of Lowell and graduated in 1972 from Lowell High School and then attended Hope College where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He is married to Teresa Ann Timpson and they have two children. Their son Zach lives locally and owns and operates Zach’s Clean Cut Lawn Care and Plowing. Zach graduated from Western Michigan University with a teaching degree in January 2012. Their daughter Meghan graduated from Hope College; she lives in Denver, CO and works for Vail Resorts Inc. Perry owns and operates Beachum Flooring. He is active in the community being a member of the City of Lowell Parks and Recreation Commission, Lowell Area Recreation Authority, The Pink Arrow Pride committee and Lowell Light and Power Board. His goal is to represent the citizens of the Lowell area and guide Lowell Light and Power in providing economical, safe and reliable power while being the premier utility of our size.
Andrew moved to Lowell 14 years ago in March of 2003. Prior to moving to Lowell, Andrew lived in Ada Township until age 10. He and his family then moved to Ann Arbor where he graduated in 1994 from Ann Arbor Huron High School. Andrew and his wife Amanda have two boys, Henry and Roger, and own a yellow lab named Haven. Both of Andrew’s children attend Bushnell school in Lowell. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys running, biking, kayaking, hiking, and playing with his children (especially LEGOs). He has served on Lowell’s City Council for four years (2009-2013) and served on the Lowell Area Recreation Authority Board (LARA) as well as the Parks and Recreation Board for one year in 2008. He is currently on the steering committee for Forward Lowell since 2016. Andrew’s wife, Amanda, is the co-owner of Lowell’s First Look newspaper and vice-president of the Lowell School’s PTO. When Andrew is not acting as a board member, he is an aerospace engineer for GE Aviation.
Tina is a lifetime resident and graduate of Lowell, and furthered her studies at Davenport College. Tina and her husband David have 2 daughters, Heather (O’Brian) and Heidi (Lamoreaux). Tina’s family also includes Matt Siciliano and Monte Knapp. Tina’s volunteer experience includes: Showboat choir/decorating as a kid, face painting at events, re-float the Showboat fund raiser, Lowell Showboat Garden Club President, the Lowell Historical Museum as well as gardening for two churches. She is on the 1980 class reunion planning committee with 3 of her greatest childhood friends; Tracy, Terrie and Gloria. Tina loves Lowell, and wants to help The City of Lowell continue on the path of a successful, kind, loving place to live.
Jim has lived in Lowell since 2006. His wife’s name is Lynette, who is a lifetime resident of Lowell. They have three children, Erin, Ryan, and Tyler and three grandchildren. Jim and Lynette also own a rescued greyhound named Tavish. In his spare time, Jim enjoys bowling, golfing, yard work, and spending time with his grandchildren. Jim thinks “The Norman Rockwell lifestyle; not too fast, not too slow,” is the best thing about Lowell. He is a part of the Planning Commission as well as Forward Lowell and worked in the security industry for 43 years. He has been a successful bowling coach and is member of the high school bowling hall of fame. Jim has had two holes in one in golf and is a huge Green Bay Packers fan.
Jeff has been a resident of Lowell since 1988 after serving four years in the Marine Corps. He is originally from Owosso and graduated in 1981. Jeff and his wife Tina have four children and five grandchildren. They own Optec Inc in Lowell, a small design and manufacturing company that specializes in electro-optical instruments and robotic devices for astronomical telescopes, something Jeff has been involved in since his childhood. He assisted in co-finding ForwardLowell PAC and is one of the founders of the LASSO Soccer Club. Jeff says, “The best thing about Lowell is the people here. Folks are always friendly in this town. Though we don’t always agree on every issue, Lowell citizens understand that we have far more in common than our differences. Decency and common courtesy are the virtues that set this town apart. Though small, Lowell can help lead on a national stage.”