Board of Director Contacts

 Sarah Lucas  


Sarah Lucas, AICP (President) (2022)
Housing North, Executive Director
PO Box 506
Traverse City, MI 40685-0506
(231) 342-0242
[email protected]

 Carmine Avantini  


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

 Brad Kaye  


Brad Kaye, AICP, CFM (Secretary | Treasurer) (2020)
City of Midland, City Manager
333 West Ellsworth Street
Midland MI 48640
(989) 837-3305 
[email protected]

 Jerrell Harris  


Jerrell Harris (Immediate Past President) (2022)
Urban Farmers, Inc.

Vice President of Planning & Development

(404) 664.0723
[email protected]

 Christina Anderson  

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

 Moe Ayoub  


Mohamed Ayoub (2021)
City of Westland
36300 Warren Rd.
Westland, MI 48185
[email protected]

 Wayne Beyea  


Wayne Beyea, JD, AICP (2021)
School of Planning, Design and Construction
Michigan State University
552 West Circle Drive, Room 203E
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-7600
[email protected]

 Kelly Freeman  


Kelly Freeman (2020)
City of Sault Ste. Marie,

Community Development Director
225 East Portage Ave
Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-5703
[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,

Wayne State University, Faculty

[email protected]


 Shar Douglas  


Sharlan Douglas,

City of Royal Oak, Elected Official

[email protected]


Student Representatives: 

 Quinn Kendra  


Quinn Kendra, Michigan State University

(Student Representative)
[email protected]



 Najma Muhamad, Michigan State University

(Student Representative)
[email protected]















Kami Pothukuchi, Wayne State University, Faculty

      [email protected]