HITA Chairman – Harold Bain
HITA Vice Chairperson – Dennis Szymanski
I’ve been a full time island resident since 09. I’ve been coming here my entire life. I was appointed to this position for HITA board. I feel that I present a level headed position in what is the best options for Harsens Island.
I am currently the President of the Harsens Island Lions for past 4 yrs. I am a director on the Harsens Island St. Clair Flats Association for the Past 14 yrs.
I also serve on the ZBA board for Clay Twp for past 9 yrs. I love this community! Want nothing but the best for it.
HITA Secretary – Wayne (Skip) Tornow
Currently retired following 48 years in automotive paint with General Motors and various paint manufacturers. Responsibilities included manufacturing, engineering, business development, and marketing. During my employment I traveled extensively both domestically and globally.
I have been coming to Harsens Island hunting and fishing since the early 1990s. My wife and I enjoy the island lifestyle and all it has to offer. My goal as a member of HITA is to provide safe, reliable, and affordable transportation to/from Harsens Island for residents and visitors.
HITA Member – Paul Cassidy
I have lived on Harsens Island since 1998 after purchasing my aunt’s home which she built in 1945. As a member of HITA I am committed to helping secure safe affordable and reliable passage to and from harsens island for all residents and visitors as well as providing transportation services on the island.
HITA Treasurer – Gary Beaulac
I am married to Carol Ann, my wife of 43 years and have 3 adult children. I retired from Henry Ford Macomb Hospital where I served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 2004-2019. Prior to that I was employed at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo from 1984-2004. While at Borgess I served in a number of administrative roles ranging from the Director of Respiratory Care to the Chief Operating Office of Ambulatory Services. I started my health career at Port Huron Hospital in 1975 where I worked as the Director of Respiratory Care.