Oakes selected as new Ludington 3rd ward councilor

November 15, 2023

Jeannie Oakes

Oakes selected as new Ludington 3rd ward councilor

LUDINGTON — Jeanne Oakes was selected as the new third ward councilor following a special meeting of City Council Tuesday evening. Oakes was one of five candidates who submitted letters of interest to replace Les Johnson who was recently appointed as the district 2 commissioner of the Mason County Board of Commissioners.

Other candidates included Tom Rotta, Jason Gerber, Jeanne Oakes, Melissa Reed and Mark Rogers.

Oakes is former dual superintendent of the Mason-Lake Intermediate School District and Oceana Intermediate School District (now West Shore Educational Service District) and also served locally as the executive director of the Community Foundation for Mason County.

Les Johnson replaced Gary Castonia on the county board following Castonia’s resignation.


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