Your Partner in Growing Your Community

The Charge of the Education Committee is as follows:

  • Oversee the educational needs identified by all committees, prioritize and implement in accordance with the vision/mission/strategic plan.
  • Hold spring and fall membership meetings/educational events with sessions that help the diverse membership base do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.

Committee Chair:

  • Marcia Gebarowski, EDFP, Director, Business Development, Livingston County, Ann Arbor SPARK
  • John Wolf-Meyer, EDFP, Business Development Manager, Oakland County Economic Development

Committee Members:

  • Faris Alami, Founder & CEO, International Strategic Management (ISM, Inc.)
  • Tyler Bailey, Small Business Specialist, City of Flint
  • Jamie Beier Grant, Manager of Economic and Workforce Development, The Montrose Group, LLC
  • Charles Boulard, Community Development Director, City of Novi
  • Morgan Carroll, Director of Business Development, Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce
  • Jessica DeBone, National Manager, Brownfield and Economic Incentives, PM Environmental, Inc.
  • Karl Dehn, EDFP, Senior Strategic Advisor, Michigan Economic Development Corporation
  • Sara Dimitroff, Economic Development Project Manager, City of Bay City
  • Tom Fehrenbach, Director of Planning, Building, and Development, City of East Lansing
  • Cathy Knapp, CEcD, Partner, Southwest Michigan First
  • Dylan Luna, Business Development Manager, Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance
  • Nichole Lyke, Economic Development Coordinator Barry County Chamber and Economic Development Alliance
  • Roy Messing, Director of State Center Operations, Employee Ownership Expansion Network
  • Jim Reaume, Economic Development Manager, Bay Future, Inc.
  • Jacob Uhazie, Planning and Economic Development Coordinator, City of Livonia

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Contact Us

Michigan Economic
Developers Association
P.O. Box 15096
Lansing, MI 48901-5096
PH: 517-241-0011