Former state Representative Dave Pagel has been appointed to the Berrien RESA Board of Education. Pagel replaces Linda Holt, who passed away last month. It was up to the RESA board to fill the vacancy, and it selected Pagel on Thursday. Pagel has plenty of school board experience, having served on the Berrien Springs School Board for 14 years. He was also a Berrien County Commissioner from 2009 to 2012 before being elected to the Michigan House. Pagel served in the House as the representative the 78th District in southern Berrien County for six years. He recently retired from the agriculture business after running Dave Pagel Produce from 1978 to 2019 and Dave Pagel Farms from 2004 to 2019. Pagel’s term on the RESA board will be through June 20 of 2021.