Commissioners

Douglas E. Fuller
Chair of the Board

Doug Fuller has served on the Washtenaw County Board of Road Commissioners since he was first appointed by the County Board of Commissioners in October of 2008 and officially assumed his Road Commissioner position in January 2009.  Commissioner Fuller's term will expire effective December 31, 2018.  Doug is a retired contractor, building roads and installing utilities for his entire career. He served in the U. S. Navy Seabees building roads and airfields throughout the Pacific region. He has served his community in a variety of ways since his retirement; as a planning commissioner for his township, and as a member of the Zoning Board of Appeals. Doug is a member of the Dexter Rotary and Chamber of Commerce.

Barbara Fuller 

Barbara Ryan Fuller
Vice Chair of the Board 

Barb Fuller was appointed to the Washtenaw County Board of Road Commissioners on October 16, 2013.  Commissioner Fuller's current term will expire December 31, 2016.  Barb lives in Sharon Township near the Village of Manchester.  She previously served as Deputy Supervisor in Pittsfield Township from 2008-2012.  Fuller is committed to further strengthening the WCRC’s relationships with the public, elected officials, governmental units, agencies, and staff.  She also supports the WCRC’s approach to long range planning in an effort to maximize funding opportunities and smooth spikes in expenditures.  Barb has lived on dirt roads in rural Washtenaw County townships for over 30 years and adds a new perspective of problem solving skills to the Board.

 William (Bill) McFarlane

William McFarlane
Member of the Board 

Bill McFarlane was appointed to the Washtenaw County Board of Road Commissioners on March 19, 2014 by the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners to fill the seat left vacant by the recent death of Fred Veigel.  The remainder of that six-year term runs through Dec. 31, 2014.  A lifelong resident of Superior Township, he comes to the Road Commission with many years of public service.  Serving for 21 years as Superior Township Supervisor, he also served for six years as a trustee, was a Sergeant and supervisor for the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, and served on various community committees.  Mr. McFarlane also served in the U.S. Armed Forces with time spent in Viet Nam and received many awards, including two bronze stars and two purple hearts.