Jacob P. Spear, President from the law firm of Sturgul & Long is current President. Mr. Spear practices primarily in the areas of estate planning, Medicare, medicaid planning, probate and trust administration and probate litigation. Mr. Spear graduated magna cum laude from the Michigan State University College of Law and cum laude from Michigan Technological University. He is a native of Negaunee, Michigan and a current resident of Republic, Michigan, where he resides with his wife, Taylor. Mr Spear is licensed in the State of Michigan and serves Sturgul & Long’s estate planning and elder law clients throughout the Upper Peninsula. Mr. Spear also currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Republic Township Recreation Committee

Jeremy Pickens, Vice President

M. Sean Fosmire, Treasurer/Secretary
M. Sean Fosmire senior member of the statewide law firm of Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook, P.C. and is based in its Upper Peninsula office in Marquette. He graduated from Michigan State University in 1976 and from the Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C. in 1980. His practice includes civil trial litigation, emphasizing complex litigation, estate planning, probate, and real estate. He is the editor of two weblogs— and He is admitted to the bars of the State of Michigan, the U.S. District Courts for both the Eastern and Western Districts, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.