Jon Bumstead is a property owner on the Muskegon River and lifelong resident of the watershed. He is passionate about Michigan’s natural resources and a forceful advocate for effective environmental stewardship.
Following a successful career as a builder in Newago County, Jon served three terms as the State Representative from district 100, retiring in January of 2017 due to term limits. His notable accomplishments in the Michigan Legislature included leadership of the appropriations committee for Natural Resources and sponsorship of an important bill that protects the Great Lakes from commercial fish farming.
He has a history of active involvement and support for his community as indicated by his membership in a number of organizations including the Newaygo Chamber of Commerce, the Brooks Township Planning Commission, the Michigan Home Builder’s Association and the Newaygo County Building Review Board.