Former Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture
Former Michigan Senator
Businessman, The Irwin Group
LSSU Outstanding Alumnus Award '91
Board of Trustees
Patrick K. Egan Chair
Patrick Egan is the former publisher and owner of the Evening News in Sault Ste Marie, MI and the Cheboygan Daily Tribune. He spent nearly 20 years in journalism. He is an owner of Little Rapids Corporation, a Wisconsin forestry-based manufacturing company. He has served on the company's independent board for 17 years, eleven as board chairman. Mr. Egan graduated from Denison University and has two children who have attended LSSU. He and his wife Debra live on Lake Superior in Brimley, MI. Governor Granholm appointed Mr. Egan to the LSSU Board in 2008.
Fisheries and Wildlife Mgmt...
Fisheries and Wildlife
"The opportunity at LSSU to do research is amazing. This past summer I motored through coves and islands with Prof. Garvon surveying water birds for the affects of pollution. I spent the other part of my summer on the shore of Lake Superior monitoring nests of the endangered Piping Plover."