Philip Dean was a member of the Delta College Board of Trustees from 1968 to 1979. He worked for The Dow Chemical Company, and served as a Commissioner for Bay City’s 8th Ward, Mayor Pro Tem of Bay City and on the Bay County Planning Commission. Mrs. Dean taught in the Bangor Township Schools and was a case worker in the Bay County Division on Aging. Mrs. Dean and all of her siblings graduated from Bay City Junior College, the forerunner of Delta College. Mr. and Mrs. Dean, who believed in community service and were committed to education, are the parents of three children who also graduated from Delta College.