In an emergency, please call 911
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Phone (231) 334-3279
Fax (231) 334-4050
Burn Permit Line (866) 922-2876
The Glen Lake Fire Department is dedicated to protecting and preserving the lives and property of citizens and visitors alike in Glen Arbor and Empire Townships.
Glen Lake Fire Department, P.O. Box 212, Glen Arbor Michigan 49636
Station 1 – 6401 West State Street, Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636
Station 2 –1530 South Lacore Road, Empire, Michigan 49630
Ron has been married to Diane for 51 years. They have two children: daughter Cara and her husband Ken live in the Grand Rapids area and have five children; son Ryan and his wife Brittany live in Hanover, New Hampshire and have two children. The Calsbeeks have owned a home in Glen Arbor since 2004, but have lived here fulltime since 2009. Ron volunteers as a member of the Sleeping Bear National Heritage Trail. He loves to hike the many wonderful trails in the area with his dog Roux and he plays tennis every chance he gets. Ron also loves to read. They are members of Suttons Bay Congregational Church. Most of his professional career was in public education. He worked as a teacher, secondary principal, and assistant superintendent for The Grand Rapids Public Schools. His career there spanned 33 years. After retirement from the GRPS, Ron worked as Director of Human Resources for Tiara Yachts and later as a human resources consultant in public and private organizations. He completed his first term as a member of the Glen Arbor Park Commission in November of 2016