Board of Director Contacts



Carmine Avantini, AICP (President) (2022)
CIB Planning Group 
17195 Silver Parkway, #309
Fenton, MI 48430
(810) 335-3800
[email protected]

 Brad Kaye  


Brad Kaye, AICP, CFM (Vice President) (2023)
City of Midland, City Manager
333 West Ellsworth Street
Midland MI 48640
(989) 837-3305 
[email protected]


Mohamed Ayoub (Secretary/Treasurer) (2024)
City of Westland
36300 Warren Rd.
Westland, MI 48185
[email protected]

Wayne Beyea  

Wayne Beyea, JD, AICP (Professional Development Officer) (2024)
School of Planning, Design and Construction
Michigan State University
552 West Circle Drive, Room 203E
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-7600
[email protected]


Sarah Lucas, AICP (Immediate Past President) (2022)
Forethought Community, Principal
116 Chocolay River Trail
Marquette, MI 49855
(231) 342-0242
[email protected]

 Christina Anderson  

Christina Anderson, AICP (2023)
City of Kalamazoo
241 West South Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 337-8000
[email protected]

 Kelly Freeman  


Kelly Freeman (2023)
City of Sault Ste. Marie,
Community Development Director
225 East Portage Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-5703
[email protected]



Jerrell Harris (2022)
Araminta Planning Group, President
1676 W Boston Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48206
(404) 664.0723
[email protected]

 Shari Williams    

Shari Williams (2023)
Detroit Future City
2990 W Grand Blvd #2,
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 259-4407
[email protected]


 Ex-Officio Members:

 Kami Pothukuchi  


Kami Pothukuchi (2022)

Wayne State University, Faculty

[email protected]


 Shar Douglas  


Sharlan Douglas (2022)

City of Royal Oak, Elected Official

[email protected]


Student Representatives: 

 Alex Bollin  


Alex Bollin, Grand Valley State University

[email protected]


 Mallory Prangley  


Mallory Prangley, Grand Valley State University

[email protected]