David Mengebier

Immediate Past Chair

Consumers Energy

David Mengebier is the Senior Vice President of Governmental & Public Affairs and Chief Compliance Officer for CMS Energy and its principal subsidiary, Consumers Energy, a position he has held since 2001. In this role, David is a member of CMS Energy’s senior management team, oversees the company’s governmental and public affairs activities, serves as president of its two charitable foundations, and is responsible for its ethics and corporate compliance programs. Prior to assuming his current job, David spent almost 20 years in Washington, DC, working on Capitol Hill, serving as legislative counsel for a national non-profit organization, and overseeing CMS Energy’s governmental and international affairs office. He and his wife, Molly, live in Ann Arbor, MI and have three daughters, Clare, Lindsay and Kate, ages 24, 23 and 23 (yup, identical twins). David was raised in Petoskey, MI, and received degrees from Michigan State University, Cooley Law School and the University of Michigan. He serves as a director of the Keystone Energy Board, Great Lakes Water Quality Board, Michigan Chamber of Commerce and Land Protection Committee of the Little Traverse Conservancy,