Dave Pagel shares the values and ideals of the 78th district. His record of achievement, leadership and public service equips him well to be a trusted voice for the 78th in Lansing.

  • Lifelong resident of Southwest Michigan
  • Grew up on a family fruit farm
  • Educated at Berrien Springs Public Schools and Michigan State University (bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness)
  • Dave and his wife Sue have proudly raised two sons and two daughters, now ages 18 to 24, and celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2011
  • Founded Dave Pagel Produce in 1978 and Dave Pagel Farms in 2004, both of which continue to operate with the help of Jeremy Pagel
  • President for 14 years of Berrien Springs Public School Board
  • Chairman for 4 years of Berrien County Board of Commissioners