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Board of Road Commissioners


The Eaton County Road Commission is governed by State law and includes a Board of five road commissioners who do not serve certain districts, but represent all people of the County of Eaton.  In 2008, the Road Commission Board was expanded from a three-member board to a five-member board by the Eaton County Board of Commissioners.  Later, in 2011, the Eaton County Board of Commissioners passes a resolution to reduce the number of Road Commissioners to three, by attrition.  Again in 2014, the Eaton County Board of Commissioners expanded the Road Commission Board to five members.  Road Commissioners in Eaton County are appointed to a six-year term of office.

Jerry L. Frazier, Chair
Term Expires 12-31-2022

Benjamin S. Lyons, Vice Chair
Term Expires 12-31-2020

Mr. Lyons has been a resident of Eaton county for twenty years.  Two of those years in Windsor Township, the remaining eighteen years in Eaton Rapids Township.  He joined the Road Commission in 2009.  Mr. Lyons has eighteen years of experience in the construction industry, both building trades and road building.  He know works as a Business Agent for the Laborer's International Union.  In addition, he holds a trustee seat with the Greater Lansing Labor Council.

Duane A. Eldred, Member
Term Expires 12-31-2019

Timothy J. Lamoreaux, Member
Term Expires 12-31-2022

Mr. Lamoreaux is a resident of the City of Charlotte and joined the Road Commission in 1999.  Mr. Lamoreaux graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Construction Management.  He brings thirty-six years of experience as a highway construction inspector, surveyor, right of way buyer and appraiser, with the Michigan Department of Transportation.


Dorothy E. Maxwell, Member
Term Expires:  12-31-2019

Ms. Maxwell has been a resident and strong community supporter of Eaton County for over 40 years.  She has served the Greater Lansing area in many capacities, including two terms as a Delta Charter Township Trustee, during which time she chaired the Township Board's Committee on Transportation.  She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Delta Township Planning Commission.  Ms. Maxwell continues to serve the community with her involvement in several organizations including the Capital Area United Way, the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Eaton Community Palliative Care.  She has a Master's degree in Public Administration and is a retired Michigan State Government executive.