Board of Director Contacts

Heather Seyfarth, AICP (President) (2020)
Community Engagement Specialist 
City of Ann Arbor
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: 734.794.6430 x42590 
[email protected]


Jerrell Harris (Vice President) (2019)
Kresge Mayor's Fellow
Director of Restructuring and Transformation
City of Detroit, Mayor's Office
Phone: 313.224.1928
[email protected]


Sarah Lucas, AICP (Secretary/Treasurer) (2019)
Housing North
[email protected]  


Suzanne Schulz, AICP (Past President) (2020)
Managing Director of Design, Development, and Community Engagement
City of Grand Rapids
1120 Monroe NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: 616.456.3646
Fax: 616.456.4568
[email protected]


Carmine Avantini, AICP (2019)
CIB Planning Group
17195 Silver Parkway, #309
Fenton, MI  48430
Phone: 810.335.3800
[email protected]


Mohamed Ayoub (2021)
City of Westland


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

Kelly Freeman (2020)
City of Sault Sainte Marie
225 East Portage Avenue
Sault Sainte Marie, MI  49783
Phone:  906.632.5715
[email protected]


Brad Kaye, AICP, CFM (2020)
City Manager
City of Midland
333 West Ellsworth Street
Midland, MI  48640
Phone:  989.837.3305
[email protected] 


Lynee Wells, AICP (Professional Development Officer, Non-Voting) (2020)
Aligned Planning


Student Representatives:

Vickie Swanson, Wayne State University (Student Representative)

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Shaniqua Gibson, Wayne State University (Student Representative)

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