On Tuesday May 25th, 2021, The Ottawa County Patriots will host an informational forum on:


The meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Lighthouse Baptist Church at 501 East 24th St. Holland, MI 49423. The doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. The meeting is free and open to the public.


  • How children are being misled or frightened about climate change & the environment
  • The false foundations of sustainable development
  • Popular myths about renewable energy
  • The Mad, Mad, Mad world of climatism
  • The Green New Deal—Facts vs Fiction
  • A review of current climate and energy policies and their impacts on Michigan residents
  • How scientific confusion can lead to bad expensive public policies, rules & regulations
  • Suggestions for developing good public policy on environmental issues
  • Solid fact based resources available to the average citizen seeking clarity on these issues


    Mr. Steve RedmondMr. Redmond is the current president of the Ottawa County Patriots. He is a former Special Education teacher and Director of Non-Profit organizations. He has a BS in Education and MPA in Public Administration and is a former President of Michigan Council of Executives. He was elected as a precinct delegate for the Ottawa County Republican party. He is married and father of six children.


    Mr. Steve GorehamExecutive Director of the “Climate Science Coalition of America”; Mr. Goreham is an Independent columnist, speaker and author of three books. Steve is a well regarded researcher, writer and speaker on environmental issues. He has BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and has 30 years experience as an engineer and executive in Fortune 500 companies.


    Mr. Jason HayesDirector of Environmental Policy for the Mackinac Center For Public Policy. He is an adjunct Faculty Member teaching environmental science at Northwood University. Advisor to the Heartland institute on energy & environmental policies. He has a Masters degree in Environmental Science from the University Of Calgary and a BS Degree in Natural Resource Conservation from the University of British Columbia.