Tourism Industry Planning Council
AAA Michigan possible we all work together to ensure Michigans
Tourism industry is well represented.
Ron Garbinski Expectations: A clear road map for tourism in
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of AAA Living Magazine Michigan. A plan for the next 20 years.
1 Auto Club Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126 Battle Creek / Calhoun County Visitor &
PH: 313-336-1506 Convention Bureau
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Dwight D. Butt
Web: www.aaa.com Executive Director
77 E Michigan Ave, Suite 100
Background Battle Creek, MI 49017
Organization: The Auto Club group is the AAA PH: 269-962-2240
membership organization serving eight midwest FX: 269-962-6917
states.AAA Living circulates 2.5 million magazines six Email: email@example.com
times per year in those states. Web: www.battlecreekvisitors.org
Role: Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of AAA Living
Why Plan? Organization: The Battle Creek CVB represents all
Expectations: Better cooperation and tourism tourist and hospitality interests in Calhoun County
Role: Executive Director reporting to a Board of
Ann Arbor Area CVB Directors
Why Plan? We just finished a similar strategic plan
Mary Kerr for tourism in Calhoun County, and feel the State of
President & CEO Michigan should go through a similar process. The
120 W. Huron Street resulting strategic plan will help direct resources
Ann Arbor, MI 48104 correctly while helping us to avoid misguided efforts.
PH: 800-888-9487 Expectations: We would like to see a strategic plan
FX: 734-995-7283 that not only points the state in the correct direction of
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org how to focus resources and efforts, but assign time-
Web: www.annarbor.org lines and responsibilities for the expected
Organization: N/A Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Lodge
Why Plan? N/A Judy Zehnder Keller
Expectations: N/A President/Owner
One Covered Bridge Lane
Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds of PH: 989-652-7200
Michigan FX: 989-652-3509
Wayne Purchase Web: www.bavarianinn.com
325 N. Mt. Tom Rd. Suite B Background
Mio, MI 48647 Organization: 1200 seat restaurant and 360 room
PH: 989-826-5255 Hotel & Conference Resort with multiple meeting
FX: 989-826-1906 rooms.
Email: email@example.com Role: President/Owner
Web: www.michcampgrounds.com Why Plan? We have been in the tourism business
since1927. I’m a third generation Zehnder and the
Background 4th is now in management.
Organization: Lead in the development of the RV Expectations: To help regain Michigan's prominence
Park & Campground industry through Education, as one of the top tourism destinations.
Communication & Representation.
Role: Chief Administrative Officer Responsible to the
Board of Directors.
Why Plan? Our industry is just a small part of
Tourism in Michigan and it is important that when ever
Bay Area CVB
Blue Water Area CVB
Executive Director Marci Fogal
901 W. Saginaw Street President
Bay City, MI 48708 520 Thomas Edison Parkway
PH: 989-893-1222 Port Huron, MI 48060
FX: 989-893-7016 PH: 810-987-8687
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FX: 810-987-1441
Web: www.tourbaycitymi.org Email: email@example.com
Organization: Represents the majority of the lodging Background
properties within Bay County through marketing and Organization: N/A
advertising functions and has played an active role in Role: N/A
developing new tourist products in the community. Why Plan? N/A
Role: Executive Director Expectations: N/A
Why Plan? Tourism is becoming a more important
part of Bay City's overall economy just as it is for the Booth Newspapers of Michigan
State of Michigan.
Expectations: Realistic and effective programs to Dan Sippel
support the development of destination attractions Travel Advertising Manager
along with realistic "partnership" marketing PO Box 2168
opportunities and a Stronger Michigan brand. Grand Rapids, MI 49501
Baymont Inns and Suites FX: 616-222-5225
Dan Trotochaud Web: www.boothnewspapers.com
109 S. Nicolet PO Box 860 Background
Mackinaw City, Mi 49701 Organization: Publisher of eight seven day
PH: 231-436-7737 newspapers in Michigan delivered to 1.4 million adults
FX: 231-436-5427 on Sundays.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Role: Advetising Manager
Web: www.baymontmackinaw.com Why Plan? Company is committed to understanding
the issues and challenges of the Travel and
Background Hospitality industry. Intimate knowlege of the issues
Organization: Mid-price hotel without food and helps us to better advise and execute marketing and
beverage. editorial that is meaningful to the industry.
Role: Owner/General Manager Expectations: Priorities, mission, objectives and
Why Plan? Hotel industry will be important in any strategies for the industry to use as an map for short
tourism plan. and long term industry vitality.
Expectations: A comprehensive blueprint for tourism
that can be embraced and followed by the industry. Central Michigan University
Benzie County Area CVB Patty Janes
Carol Davidson Finch 105
Executive Director Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859
PO Box 204 PH: 989-774-7311
Benzonia, MI 49616 FX: 989-774-2161
PH: 231-882-5801 Email: email@example.com
FX: 231-882-9249 Web: www.cmich.edu
Web: www.visitbenzie.com Background
Organization: CMU serves Michigan and the larger
Background community as a doctoral/research-intensive public
Organization: We are a destination marketing university focused on excellent teaching and student-
organization promoting Benzie County and the focused learning with more than 200 programs at all
Northwest region of the state. levels serving nearly 28,000 students.
Role: Chairperson of the marketing committee and Role: My role as a faculty member is to teach, advise
vice-president of the Board of Directors. students, and conduct research in the area of tourism
Why Plan? There is a great need to increase and and commercial recreation and provide service to the
enhance the marketing of the state to attract visitors. profession, university and community.
Expectations: A comprehensive marketing plan that Why Plan? This initiative is critical to developing
would bring visitors from other states to Michigan Michigan’s tourism industry and we would of course
AND the a plan for the creation of a revenue stream want to support that effort as well as lend any
for marketing in the next five years. assistance we could.
Expectations: A more unified, focused effort that Role: President and owner and is actively involved in
would enhance the tourism industry within Michigan. the operation of all Dean entities.
Why Plan? Important to work on behalf of and
Circle Michigan together with industry leaders to further the goals and
importance of the travel industry in Michigan – a truly
Richard F. Hert important economic resource.
Executive Director Expectations: To better the communication between
3665 28th Street SE Suite B industry leaders and most importantly the direct
Grand Rapids, MI 49512 tourist/service providers to help define the future
PH: 616-734-0348 goals of tourism in our GREAT State of Michigan.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Flint Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Organization: N/A 316 Water Street
Role: N/A Flint, MI 48503
Why Plan? N/A PH: 810-232-7747
Expectations: N/A FX: 810-232-1515
Crystal Mountain Resort Web: www.flint.travel
Christina MacInnes Background
Sr. Vice President Organization: The Flint Area Convention & Visitors
12500 Crystal Mountain Drive Bureau is the destination marketing organization for
Thompsonville, MI 49683 Genesee County, MI.
PH: 231-378-2000 x2501 Role: President/CEO
FX: 231-378-4594 Why Plan? With the loss of manufacturing jobs, we
Email: email@example.com need to capitalize on our natural and man made
Web: www.crystalmountain.com resources to encourage visitors to enjoy our state.
Expectations: We would like to see a similar funding
Background plan developed for Michigan as was developed for
Organization: 1500 acre four season recreational Illinois travel promotion.
community with skiing, golf, outdoor water park,
meeting & conference facilities and real estate Grand Rapids Press
development. Also home to Michigan Legacy Art
Park. John Thornquist
Role: Senior Vice President of Crystal Enterprises, Research Manager
Inc. and President of the resort's development 155 Michigan NW
company, Crystal Properties, Inc. Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Why Plan? To capitalize on Michigan's natural and PH: 616-222-5840
cultural assets, we need to be united both in FX: 616-222-5276
communicating our strengths and delivering on our Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
promises. A strategic plan for the industry can be our Web: www.gr-press.com
blueprint to achieve this-- now and in the future.
Expectations: A plan that defines the linkages Background
between the myriad of entities that comprise our Organization: Newspaper
industry, so that the whole is greater than the sum of Role: Research, new product/media research and
its parts. development
Why Plan? Primarily to support a major state industry
Dean Transportation, Inc./Dean Trailways of that's important to our communities and includes a
Michigan number of advertising clients.
Expectations: A realistic, market-driven plan with
Kellie Dean clear standards of progress, supported by research
President and market testing where appropriate.
4812 Aurelius Road
Lansing, MI 48910 Grand Rapids/ Kent County CVB
FX: 517-319-8384 Steve Wilson
Email: email@example.com President
Web: www.DeanTrailways.com 171 Monroe Ave NW, Suite 700
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Background PH: 800-678-9859
Organization: Operates 900 vehicles and 1000 FX: 616-459-7291
employees at 10 offices throughout Michigan. Dean Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trailways is a nationwide full service motor coach Web: www.visitgrandrapids.org
Organization: N/A regions can use to develop/expand recreational
Role: N/A partnerships.
Why Plan? N/A Expectations: A unified team establishing a clear
Expectations: N/A direction with acceptance by, and the support of, the
statewide industry and the state government.
Great Lakes Crossing (Taubman Centers, Inc)
Kalamazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Marketing & Sponsorship Director Mary Ridderman
4000 Baldwin Rd Director of Sales
Auburn Hills, MI 48326 346 W. Michigan Avenue
PH: 248-454-5010 Kalamazoo, MI 49007
FX: 248-333-7819 PH: 269-382-7001
Email: email@example.com FX: 269-343-0430
Web: www.shopgreatlakescrossing.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: Retail shopping center Background
Role: Oversee marketing, events and sponsorship Organization: KCCVB is a division of the Kalamazoo
sales for the center. Regional Chamber of Commerce, strives to increase
Why Plan? To be a part of this effort, GLC is a tourist revenues for Kalamazoo County and positively impact
destination place for Michigan. the economy of Kalamazoo County by marketing the
Expectations: Bring back tourism to Michigan. community as a popular meeting and tourism
Greater Lansing CVB Role: Strengthen our relationship with hospitality
partners, community and government leaders and
Lee Hladki promote all hospitality-oriented businesses in
President Kalamazoo County.
1223 Turner St., Suite 200 Why Plan? Collaborative efforts on a local, regional
Lansing, MI 48906 and state level to obtain investment dollars.
PH: 517-377-1404 Expectations: To see more invested in tourism from
FX: 517-487-5151 a state and federal level but we we need a cause and
Email: email@example.com substantial research to back up our interests.
Organization: Destination Marketing Organization Carol Eavou
Role: President/CEO VP of Hotel Operations
Why Plan? Critical to economic development for the 2186 Shunk Rd.
State and local community. Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783
Expectations: Strategic vision that is a catalyst for PH: 906-632-0530
growth in the tourism industry. FX: 906-635-4946
Island Resort and Casino Web: www.kewadin.com
David Feathers Background
Public Relations Manager Organization: Kewadin Casinos is owned and
W399 Hwy 2& 41 operated by the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa
Harris, MI 49845 Indians which owns a total of 6 casinos including
PH: 906-466-2941 Greektown Casino in Detroit.
FX: 906-466-2052 Role: I work with the executive management team for
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kewadin.
Web: www.chipincasino.com Why Plan? It is important to be a part of this project
because tourism is one of the major economic drivers
Background in our areas.
Organization: 13 west of Escanaba, the Island Expectations: I hope we are able to develop a plan
Resort & Casino has complete Las Vegas-style that will allow for a well defined image for ALL of
gaming,a tropical island theme and amenities, Michigan, a plan to communicate that image, and
currently undergoing a major expansion that will be define opportunties and strategies for regional and
presented in early summer 2007. local communities to build their own tourism strategies
Role: Publicizing and representing organization on.
locally and regionally to the many publics we serve.
Includes establishing and maintaining ties with
organizations, businesses and media to ensure
positive community perception and credibility.
Why Plan? Gaming is a major part of Michigan's
recreational destination industry. Casinos and
casino/resorts are one of the strongest draws that
Lake Michigan Carferry Why Plan? Mackinac State Historic Parks seeks to
work with its Michigan travel industry partners to
Don Clingan enhance our State's travel industry products and
Vice President services.
Box 708 Expectations: Expand the travel industry's ability to
Ludington, MI 49431 properly showcase the state's unique attributes to
PH: 231-843-1904 vacation enthusiasts throughout North America.
Email: email@example.com Meredith Corp./Midwest Living
Background Sales Representative
Organization: Lake Michigan Carferry operates a 701 Cumberland Dr.
cross lake service between Ludington, MI and Eaton Rapids, MI 48827
Manitowoc WI. PH: 517-663-6989
Role: Vice President and co-owner of the company. I FX: 517-663-8384
oversee the marketing and shore operations. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Plan? The Michigan tourism industry is in need Web: www.Midwestliving.com
of a plan for the future that incorporates thinking from
a broad cross section of industry leaders. Background
Expectations: I hope this process will help to unite Organization: Meredith publishes Midwest Living
the industry in planning for our future, and elevate the which has a readership of approx. 4-million readers. It
status of tourism as an important component of also prepares and publishes 850,000 copies of
Michigan's economy. Michigan's Official State Travel Guide: Michigan
Livingston County CVB Role: I am the advertising sales rep for both
publications, in addition to publishing the Lansing
Barbara Barden edition of TRAVELHOST, an in-room (hotel)
Executive Director magazine for visitors to the Lansing area.
123 E Washington Why Plan? As Michigan's tourism industry grows, so
Howell, MI 48843 follows the potential growth of our advertising
PH: 517-548-1795 revenues.
FX: 517-546-4115 Expectations: Development of a win-win promotional
Email: email@example.com strategy for Michigan's total tourism industry which will
Web: www.lccvb.org move us from dead last in hotel occupancy and bring
us to a competitive level of promotional spending for
Background the State.
Organization: Destination Marketing Organization for
Livingston County Michigan Assoc. of Recreational Vehicles &
Role: Overall Management Campgrounds
Why Plan? The tourism industry is in crisis and the
state does not allow the input key industry Bill Sheffer
stakeholders as part of the process in determining Director
how they market the state and to whom. 2222 Association Drive
Expectations: To be a part of the process regarding Okemos, MI 48864
industry input and provide notice of programs well in PH: 517-349-8881
advance to foster financial partnerships. FX: 517-349-3543
Mackinac State Historic Parks Web: www.marvac.org
Gregory J. Hokans Background
Chief of Development and Marketing Organization: A not-for-profit industry trade
207 West Sinclair Street, P. O. Box 873 association established to promote and protect the
Mackinaw City, MI 49701 RV and Campground industry. We are register
PH: 231-436-4100 lobbyists who monitor laws, rules and regulations set
FX: 231-436-4210 forth by State and local governing bodies that directly
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org and indirectly aff
Web: www.MackinacParks.com Role: Show manager of six consumer shows
featuring recreation vehicles, campground displays,
Background parts and accessory information and
Organization: Mackinac State Historic Parks is a insurance/financial information.
family of seven living history parks in Michigan's Why Plan? The RV and campground business is
Straits of Mackinac region. directly connected to tourism through the use of RVs
Role: Leads a team of professionals in special project as family recreation and campgrounds as clean and
management, fund development, public relations, safe places to enjoy the many natural resources and
marketing, guest services and group tour, wholesale tourist attractions across the state.
publication and retail stores sales. Expectations: To see each segment of the tourism
industry be treated in an equal manner with regards to
promotion, visibility and long term viability of their Web: www.mbia.org
place in the future of tourism.
Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions Organization: MBIA is a non-profit trade association
representing the recreational boating industry
EJ Brown statewide.
Executive Director Role: Serves as the chief staff officer of the
124 W Allegan St Suite 1100 association and manager of association boat shows.
Lansing, MI 48933 Why Plan? Recreational boating is a significant
PH: 517-371-2000 economic contributor ($3.9 billion) to the state's
FX: 989-659-2911 economy. Boating, fishing and other water-based
Email: email@example.com recreation are major attractions that stimulate tourism
Web: www.michiganfairs.org and travel in Michigan.
Expectations: Our industry would like a strategy
Background highlighting Michigan's tourism strengths, that
Organization: Michigan Association of Fairs & develops stronger legislative support and a renewed
Exhibitions (MAFE) promote the development of priority by state government in emphasizing tourism’s
agriculture and related industries, coordinate the tremendous growth potential for job creation.
objectives of fairs and exhibitions across the state,
inform and educate its members through meetings Michigan Chamber of Commerce
and an annual convention
Role: Act as liaison with governmental agencies, Rich Studley
legislators, lobbyists and related organizations. Executive Vice President
Publish a quarterly newsletter; plan, promote and 600 S Walnut Street
coordinate annual convention, board meetings and six Lansing, MI 48933
zone meetings (spring & fall) across the state. PH: 517-371-7659
Promote the FX: 517-371-7224
Why Plan? We feel we were one of the first to Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
promote tourism in the state for both agriculture and Web: www.michamber.com
leisure entertainment. Our organization was actually
founded in 1885 and we have local fairs dating as Background
early as 1857 in Michigan. Organization: Statewide business organization
Expectations: N/A representing over 6,800 employers, trade
associations and local chambers of commerce.
Michigan Association of Convention and Visitor Role: xecutive Vice President and Chief Lobbyist
Bureaus Why Plan? Promoting travel and tourism is very
important to the Michigan chamber and our state’s
Marci Cisneros economic development.
Vice President Expectations: A closer working relationship between
1 South Harbor Drive MSU, the business community, and a series of policy
Grand Haven, MI 49417 recommendations or action steps to promote travel
PH: 616-842-4499 and tourism that would receive a broad base of
FX: 616-842-0379 support.
Web: www.visitmichigan.org Michigan Charter Boat Association
Background Frank English
Organization: An organization of Convention & Past President - Board Member
Visitor Bureau CEO's whose mission is to serve as 8322 Third Street Box 24
the advocate for its members through education and Onekama, MI 49875
communication, while representing their legislative PH: 231-889-5936
interests FX: N/A
Role: Vice President Email: email@example.com
Why Plan? As an association of industry leaders-our Web: www.micharterboats.com
input is vital.
Expectations: To see a comprehensive plan of Background
attack, with action buttons and legitimate industry Organization: The MCBA is comprised of
data that will support our efforts. professional charter captains and mates engaged in
charter fishing, sight-seeing excursions, and sailing
Michigan Boating Industries Association charters in Michigan .We are the single largest and
most influencial charter associations in the United
Van W. Snider, Jr., CAE States.
President Role: I served as president of Michigan Charter Boat
32398 Five Mile Road Association and Director of Central Lake Michigan
Livonia, MI 48154 before that for many years.
PH: 734-261-0123 Why Plan? Since the majority of our charters are
FX: 734-261-0880 made up of tourists from all parts of the country, we
know the importance of how our business affects the Background
economy of Michigan. Organization: Government agency whose mission is
Expectations: It is vital to Michigan to have a strong to grow Michigan by promoting economic and
tourist industry centered around the Great Lakes. workforce development, stimulating job creation and
enhancing the quality of life in Michigan.
Michigan Department of Agriculture Role: Executive Assistant to the Acting Director.
Department deals with regulatory and workforce
Jeanne Lipe issues.
Program Manager - Ag Tourism/Economic Why Plan? Tourism is a major workforce component
Development in Michigan
525 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30017 Expectations: We are most interested in the scope
Lansing, MI 48909 and direction of the discussions.
FX: 517-335-0628 Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Web: www.michigan.gov/mda Pat Stewart
Chief Communications Officer
Background Box 30028
Organization: N/A Lansing, MI 48909
Role: N/A PH: 517-241-3100
Why Plan? N/A FX: 517-335-4242
Expectations: N/A Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michigan Department of History, Arts & Libraries
Bill Anderson Organization: DNR is committed to the conservation,
Director protection, management use and enjoyment of the
702 West Kalamazoo state's natural resources for current and future
Lansing, MI 48909 generations.
PH: 517-373-2486 Role: Oversee communications, public relations, and
FX: 517-241-2930 media relations for the DNR.
Email: BAnderson@michigan.gov Why Plan? As the state's "natural" heritage and
Web: www.michigan.gov/hal legacy, natural resources are a huge component of
Michigan's tourism industry.
Background Expectations: To strengthen existing and build new
Organization: Agency whose mission is to enrich partnerships toward the common goal of making
quality of life for Michigan residents by providing Michigan a destination state.
access to information, preserving and promotiong
Michigan's heritage and fostering cultural creativity. Michigan Department Of Transportation
Role: Director of the Department/Member of the
Governor's Cabinet Frank E. Kelley
Why Plan? We have launched a cultural economic Transportation Commission Advisor
development strategy for Michigan. Cultural 425 W. Ottawa Street
economic development is the top priority for our Lansing, MI 48933
department. The cultural sector has a very significant PH: 517-373-2110
role to play in the new economy. Cultural tourism FX: 517-335-4822
represents an und Email: email@example.com
Expectations: A comprehensive and integrated plan Web: www.michigan.gov/mdot
to capitalize on the greater contribution that tourism
can have in helping grow Michigan's economy. A Background
plan for which the industry feels ownership. A plan Organization: MDOT is a government agency that
that builds capacity and engagement throughout the oversees all transportation venues (road, bridge, air,
state and st rail, bus).
Role: State Transportation Commission Advisor
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Why Plan? Tourism is a very important industry to
Growth this State's economy.
Expectations: Increased tourism in Michigan.
Executive Assistant Michigan Department of Treasury - Bureau of Tax
P.O. Box 30004 and Economic Policy
Lansing, MI 48909
PH: 517-241-1873 Scott Darragh
FX: 517-373-7407 Economist
Email: GibbsM3@michigan.gov 430 W. Allegan
Web: www.michigan.gov/cis Lansing, MI 48922
Web: www.michigan.gov/treasury communications, legislative advocacy, industry
Background Why Plan? We have a responsibility to promote
Organization: State agency responsible for the improvements in profitability for the owners and
collection of most of Michigan's taxes serves as the operators of golf courses in the State.
primary advisor to the Governor on tax and fiscal Expectations: Like to see a collaborative effort in the
policy issues. State to improve all tourism marketing and a
Role: Provides revenue impact analysis for sales, recognition of the importance of the industry to the
use, and tobacco taxes and is is responsible for economic future of Michigan.
estimating the impact of changes in federal tax law on
Michigan tax revenues. Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council
Why Plan? The Department of Treasury is always
interested in ways to exploit Michigan's comparative Linda Jones
advantage to further economic development and Executive Director
enhance the economic well-being of Michigan 525 W. Allegan St., P.O. Box 30017
residents. Lansing, MI 48909
Expectations: A successful expansion of tourism PH: 517-373-9789
would help Michigan take full advantage of the vast FX: 517-335-0628
scenic beauty and recreational opportunities our State Email: JonesL9@michigan.gov
offers while invigorating Michigan's economy for both Web: www.michiganwines.com
our workers and businesses.
Michigan Festivals & Events Association Organization: Established within the Michigan
Department of Agriculture to provide for research,
Sue Bila education and the promotion of the Michigan wine
Executive Director grape and wine industry, stimulating value-added,
144 S. Saginaw, P.O. Box 22 sustainable agriculture.
Chesaning, MI 48616 Role: Senior staff person at the Michigan Department
PH: 989-845-3053 of Agriculture with responsibility to administer the
FX: 989-845-5074 programs of the Council.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Why Plan? The wine industry is an important
Web: www.michiganfun.us contributor to both the agricultural and tourism
economies of Michigan thus we feel it is important
Background that the Council participate in the development of the
Organization: A statewide organization dedicated to strategic plan for tourism.
promoting interests of festivals, events, attractions, Expectations: Any time members of an industry
suppliers, and related tourism businesses by come together to grapple with emerging issues and
developing educational programs, services, and take a look at the "big picture", new opportunities are
networking opportunities that contribute to business identified that would not otherwise be brought to light.
success. These can develop into partnership opportunities.
Role: Oversee membership, training, and resources
to make MFEA a valuable development tool for Michigan Historical Museum
Michigan communities and their four seasons of
celebrations. Chris Dancisak
Why Plan? To have a voice in the success of Manager - Community Relations
Michigan's tourism industry. 702 W. Kalamazoo
Expectations: To identify and develop the role of Lansing, MI 48909
festivals and special events within the Michigan's PH: 517-373-1668
Tourism Strategic Plan. FX: 517-241-4738
Michigan Golf Course Owners Association Web: www.michigan.gov/museum
Kate Moore Background
Executive Director Organization: The Michigan Historical Museum
603 S Washington Suite 303 manages a sytem of 12 museums and historic sites
Lansing, MI 48933 across Michigan, with its flagship museum located in
PH: 517-482-4312 downtown Lansing.
FX: 517-267-8984 Role: Management of community relations,
Email: email@example.com fundraising and public relations activities.
Web: www.mgoca.org Why Plan? It is critical that all elements of Michigan’s
travel industry work together in order to expand the
Background economic impact of tourism and create new job
Organization: A nonprofit Association whose mission opportunities.
is to promote and preserve the best interest of the Expectations: It is our hope that Michigan’s cultural
Michigan golf industry. tourism segment will be further integrated into the
Role: Oversee and/or execute meeting planning, travel industry.
educational programs, print and internet
Michigan Hotel, Motel & Resort Association Michigan Museums Association
Steve Yencich Teresa Goforth
President/CEO Executive Director
3815 W. St. Joseph Suite A200 PO Box 10067
Lansing, MI 48917 Lansing, MI 48901
PH: 517-267-8989 PH: 517-482-4055
FX: 517-267-8990 FX: 517-482-7997
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com
Web: www.michiganhotels.org Web: www.michiganmuseums.org
Organization: Leadership that represents, promotes Background
and educates Michigan’s lodging industry. Organization: Dedicated to the support and
Role: Staff director – President/CEO -- Lobbyist education of museums of all types and sizes in the
Why Plan? To maintain industry unity & cohesion that state and rovides programs and services to museum
MHMRA has helped facilitate over the past several community and advocates on its behalf.
Expectations: continued and increased industry unity Role: Responsible for development and
& cohesion. administration of services and programs and for
advocacy on behalf of Michigan museums.
Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & Breakfast Why Plan? Museums are a key component to
Association Michigan tourism.
Expectations: A very comprehensive tourism plan
Angela Carrier that strongly incorporates arts and culture in
Executive Director Michigan.
P O Box 863
Harrison, MI 48625 Michigan Recreation & Park Association
FX: N/A Mike J. Maisner
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Executive Director
Web: www.laketolake.com 2465 Woodlake Circle, Suite 180
Okemos, MI 48864
Background PH: 517-485-9888
Organization: Michigan Lake to Lake Bed & FX: (517) 485-7932
Breakfast Association is a trade association that Email: email@example.com
represents the finest inspected Inns and Bed & Web: www.mrpaonline.org
Breakfasts in the state of Michigan. The organization
represents over 200 members found in 140 cities all Background
across Michigan. Organization: N/A
Role: N/A Role: N/A
Why Plan? N/A Why Plan? N/A
Expectations: N/A Expectations: N/A
Michigan Licensed Beverage Association
Michigan Restaurant Association
Executive Director Andy Deloney
920 North Fairview Director of Public Affairs
Lansing, MI 48912 225 W. Washtenaw
PH: 517-374-9611 Lansing, MI 48933
FX: 517-374-1165 PH: 517-482-5244
Email: CPavick@mlba.org FX: 517-482-7663
Web: www.mlba.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organization: Statewide association that represents Background
business owners who have a liquor and/or beer/wine Organization: The Michigan Restaurant Association
license. represents more than 4,500 Michigan foodservice
Role: Oversee day-to-day operations. establishments.
Why Plan? We need local, state, national and Role: Director of the organization’s efforts in the area
international tourists to keep our members in business of government affairs, political affairs and public
and we need to be proactive in ensuring Michigan is a communications.
key destination. Why Plan? While it does not generate the kinds of
Expectations: Expand and promote tourism in headlines as manufacturing, the future of this state is
Michigan. as much, if not more, dependent on the health of the
hospitality and tourism industries.
Expectations: While increased utilization of this Michigan Snowmobile Association
industry by Michiganders and visitors is, of course,
the ultimate goal, achieving an enhanced stature for William Manson
the industry and sense of importance in the eyes of Executive Director
the state’s citizens is critical. 4336 Plainfield NE, Suite F
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
Michigan Retailers Association PH: 616-301-2743
Eric Rule Email: email@example.com
Director of Government Affairs Web: www.msasnow.org
603 S. Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933 Background
PH: 800-366-3699 Organization: Michigan Snowmobile Association
FX: 517-372-1303 represents the recreational snowmobile users in the
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org state. We act as their representatives when dealing
Web: www.retailers.com with the legislature, Department of Natural
Resources, National Forest Service and other
Organization: The Michigan Retailers Association is Role: I am the only full time employee of the
a trade association representing the interests of association, I work for the officers and report to the
retailers doing business in MI. board of directors of the association.
Role: Oversee the legislative advocacy efforts on Why Plan? Considering that snowmobiling is the
behalf of the association and its members. number two tourism revenue generator in the state
Why Plan? Tourism and retail go hand in hand and and the largest source of winter tourism revenue in
for both to thrive, we need to pay more attention to Michigan we feel that it's important to be involved in
developing a long-range plan to show Michigan as a the planning process.
more attractive place to visit. Expectations: MSA would like to see the industry
Expectations: That the various groups associated partners understand how our program works and the
with this process will be able to begin to take steps to benefits they can gain from partnerships with our
provide Michigan's tourism and retail industries with clubs and grant sponsors.
long-term sustainability and growth opportunities.
Michigan Snowsport Industries Association
Michigan Sea Grant
Brandon Schroeder Executive Director
District Sea Grant Extension Educator 7164 Deer Lake Court
P.O. Box 599 Clarkston, MI 48346
Tawas City, MI 48764 PH: 248-620-4448
PH: 989-984-1056 FX: 248-620-9238
FX: 989-984-1109 Email: email@example.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.goskimichigan.com
Background Organization: MSIA is the voice of the snowsports
Organization: Michigan Sea Grant supports industry in Michigan - primarily skiing and
research, outreach and education to enhance the snowboarding.
sustainable use of Great Lakes resources to benefit Role: Executive Director and my role is to head the
the economy, the environment, and quality of life. day-to-day operations of the association and run the
Role: Works with coastal communities and programs as determined by the MSIA Board of
businesses in northeast Michigan to apply science- Directors.
based knowledge to address Great Lakes and Why Plan? In order to successfully promote
northern Lake Huron issues, including coastal access Michigan's winter activities I feel that we need to
and Great Lakes-related tourism. realize this and develop a plan accordingly.
Why Plan? Michigan Sea Grant promotes Expectations: I believe this will be a learning process
sustainable use of Great Lakes resources, looking to for all of us. My hope is that we can work together to
balance sustainable natural resources/ecological begin developing a cohesive travel marketing plan.
processes and healthy coastal communities and
economies. It is our hope to make appropriate Michigan Soft Drink Association
connections with this project.
Expectations: This statewide strategic planning William E. Lobenherz
process might serve to provide appropriate linkages President
and planning that capitalizes on and adds value to the 124 W. Allegan, Suite 634
types of existing research, networks, and planning Lansing, MI 48933
initiatives within a statewide strategic development PH: 517-371-4499
and market FX: 517-371-1113
Background National City, MI 48748
Organization: Trade organization representing soft PH: 989-469-4544
drink bottlers and distributors who have a FX: 989-469-4232
manufacturing plant in Michigan. Email: email@example.com
Role: President Web: www.misunriseside.info
Why Plan? The MSDA considers tourism to be a very
important component of the economic foundation of Background
our state and its quality of life. Organization: N/A
Expectations: N/A Role: N/A
Why Plan? N/A
Michigan Trails and Greenways Alliance Expectations: N/A
Nancy Krupiarz MotorCities National Heritage Area
410 S. Cedar, Suite A Brenda G. Plakmeyer
Lansing, MI 48912 Interpretation & Tourism Manager
PH: 517-485-6022 200 Renaissance Center, Suite 3148
FX: 517-485-9181 Detroit, MI 48243
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PH: 313-259-3425
Web: www.michigantrails.org FX: 313-259-5254
Organization: MTGA is a statewide nonprofit Web: www.experienceeverythingautomotive.org
organization which provides technical assistance and
public information about the conversion of abandoned Background
rail corridors and other linear corridors into multi-use Organization: A non-profit organization engaged in
trails. preserving, interpretating and educating visitors about
Role: To provide the technical assistance and our region's significant contribution to the quality of life
influence public policy towards the development of a through our unique automotive heritage. We are one
statewide system of interconnected trails. I also work of 27 heritage areas designated by Congress.
on developing programs which encourage the use of Role: Directing programs through our quarterly
trails and facilitate the building of trail connections. newsletter, our summer tourism materials, working
Why Plan? This effort is very important for with our various committees to promote our unique
networking and brainstorming ideas that will connect story and to help administer our grant program.
trail entities with various tourism representatives that Why Plan? It is important for MotorCities to
can ultimately lead to a more enriched and trail-user participate in efforts such as this to increase our
friendly experience. knowledge of, and to promote cooperation among, the
Expectations: To see some new collaborative various tourism organizations.
promotion programs and new innovative ideas for Expectations: To create an alliance to integrate all of
connecting trail users with tourism accommodations. Michigan's tourism efforts thereby increasing visitation
to our wonderful state.
Michigan's Adventure Amusement Park (Cedar
Fair L.P.) MotorCity Casino
Camille Jourden-Mark Jacci G. Woods
VP General Manager Director of Public Relations and Community Affairs
4750 Whitehall Road 2901 Grand River
Muskegon, MI 49445 Detroit, MI 48201
PH: 231-766-3377 PH: 313-237-6714
FX: 231-766-3228 FX: 313-961-0966
Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web: www.miadventure.com Web: www.motorcitycasino.com
Organization: Michigan's largest amusement park Organization: 70,000 square foot gaming property
and waterpark offer over 60 rides and attractions. with entertainment and restaurants located at Grand
Role: General Manager River Ave. and the Lodge Freeway.
Why Plan? The continued growth of tourism to Role: Interfacing with our internal and external
Michigan is very important to our future and I believe customers; in addition to coordinating our community
that the Marketing efforts of Michigan's Adventure will outreach programs/initiatives.
continue to play a key role in Michigan tourism. Why Plan? In order for our State to be effectively
Expectations: N/A marketed, it will take a concerted effort from
companies, agencies and organizations with varying
Michigan's Sunrise Side Travel Association focuses, but a common objective.
Expectations: The creation of an effective marketing
Tom Ferguson plan and related tools for promoting tourism in the
Executive Director State of Michigan.
1361 Fletcher Street
Mount Pleasant Area CVB Organization: N/A
Mary Carroll Why Plan? N/A
Executive Director Expectations: N/A
114 E Broadway
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 National Park Service, Sleeping Bear Dunes NL
FX: 989-772-2909 Lisa Myers
Email: email@example.com Chief of Interpretation
Web: www.mountpleasantwow.com 9922 Front Street
Empire, MI 49630
Background PH: 231-326-5135 x300
Organization: The Destination Marketing FX: 231-326-5382
Organization for the Isabella County Area. Promoting Email: Lisa_Myers@nps.gov
all areas tourism related. Web: www.nps.gov/slbe
Role: Overseeing all areas including marketing,
management, board relations, human recourses and Background
sales. Organization: N/A
Why Plan? We feel the time is right for this study to Role: N/A
take place, actually well overdue. We believe a Why Plan? N/A
strong cross section of members from all areas of Expectations: N/A
tourism in the state is necessary to complete this
project. Naturally, West Central Michigan
Expectations: Our hope is that the end result will be
not only a plan of action for the good of the entire Dave Yarnell
state, but that it MUST be a workable plan for Executive Director - Manistee Area Chamber of
immediate future and long range plans that can move Commerce
us forward for many years to come. 11 Cypress Street
Manistee, MI 49660
MSU Extension PH: 231-723-2575
Scott Loveridge Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
State Leader - Community Development Programs Web: N/A
11 Agriculture Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824 Background
PH: 517-432-9969 Organization: Naturally, West Central Michigan has
FX: N/A been in existence for about three years. We have
Email: email@example.com been working with the MSU CARRS - Tourism
Web: web1.msue.msu.edu/cdnr Research Center to work together to regionally
promote tourism for the counties of Lake, Manistee,
Background Mason, Newaygo, and Oceana.
Organization: A major outreach program at MSU is Role: I am one of the Manistee County
MSU Extension, which provides a network of county representatives on this organization.
offices throughout the state. These offices tailor their Why Plan? We believe there is more strength if we
non-credit educational programs to local needs, work together on a regional approach. We also see
"bringing knowledge to life". the importance of developing a strategic tourism plan
Role: Provide overall leadership for MSU Extension for the State of Michigan.
programs in the area of community development, and Expectations: We believe that it will be a good
conduct research on regional economics, especially outcome if we can help making Michigan even more
regional economic development policy. of a tourism destination for people from around the
Why Plan? The tourism sector is an important country than we are today.
dimension of the state economy in terms of the jobs
snd income and creating the image of our state as a Northeast Michigan Council Of Governments
wonderful place to live.
Expectations: A stronger state economy. Richard C. Bayus
Economic & Community Development Specialist
Muskegon CVB 121 E. Mitchell Street
Gaylord, MI 49734
Sam Wendling PH: 989-732-3551 x11
Director FX: 989-732-5578
610 W. Western Ave. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Muskegon, MI 49440 Web: ww.nemcog.org
FX: 231-724-1398 Background
Email: email@example.com Organization: NEMCOG supports and encourages
Web: www.visitmuskegon.org intergovernmental cooperation and coordination
amongst its members in order to enhance and
maintain the quality of life for the eight-county Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northeast Region of Michigan Web: www.sheplersferry.com
Role: Assist communities within our region in
receiving federal and state grants for vital local Background
projects and services. Organization: N/A
Why Plan? A plan makes our job easier in of helping Role: N/A
our communities with their needs and could create a Why Plan? N/A
better economy for the region and the State. Expectations: N/A
Expectations: A document that will assist in the
redevelopment of areas due to new tourism monies
and create a better plan (starting point) for those Sheraton Lansing Hotel
working with those communities that follow.
Petoskey - Harbor Springs - Boyne Country CVB General Manager
925 So. Creyts Road
Peter Fitzsimons Lansing, MI 48917
Executive Director PH: 517-323-7100
401 East Mitchell Street FX: 517-323-2180
Petoskey, MI 49770 Email: email@example.com
PH: 800-845-2828 Web: www.sheratonlansing.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Background
Web: www.boynecountry.com Organization: The Sheraton Lansing Hotel has 212
guest rooms, over 14,000 square feet of meeting
Background space with award winning service and recognized as
Organization: A regional DMO communicating to the a top performer in the Starwood brand family..
leisure and group markets using both advertising and Role: Responsibility and oversight of the entire
public relations to express the quality of the outdoor organization.
recreational opportunities, environment, history and Why Plan? You are either part of the problem or part
heritage of the two-county area. of the solution...we want to contribute to solutions to
Role: Executive Director for the past 20 years moving our industry forward.
Why Plan? If you're not part of the process then Expectations: At the very least an outcome would be
you're part of the problem. that doing something is better than doing nothing. We
Expectations: An empowered organization to the want the tourism industry to lead a turn around for
connect the components of our industry under one Michigan even if it is in turning around the attitude
umbrella to effectively communicate among from negative to positive.
themselves, to elected officials and, with a
coordinated Michigan brand, to a national audience.
Small Business Association of Michigan
Saginaw County CVB
Annette Rummel Vice President, Government Relations
President/CEO 222 N. Washington Square, Suite 100
515 North Washington Avenue Lansing, MI 48933
Saginaw, MI 48607 PH: 517-482-8788
PH: 800-444-9979 FX: 517 482-4205
FX: 989-752-6642 Email: email@example.com
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.sbam.org
Background Organization: State based trade association
Organization: Destination Marketing Organization representing over 5,000 small businesses in
Role: CEO Michigan.
Why Plan? To provide grassroots input into the Role: Manage the government relations department.
development of a sustainable tourism plan. Includes lobbying for small business issues at all
Expectations: A sustainable tourism plan supported levels of government.
by the Michigan tourism industry and understood by Why Plan? Tourism is important to Michigan's
our State Legislature with a clear directive for our economic future and small business plays an
State Tourism Office. important role in Michigan tourism.
Expectations: A comprehensive tourism plan for
Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry Michigan including appropriate benchmarks to
compare tourism progress in Michigan, the nation and
Bill Shepler region. In addition, identify public policy impediments
President to tourism success.
556 E. Central
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council responsibilities include fundraising, external and
Millicent Huminsky Why Plan? The Henry Ford is a state leader in
Executive Director cultural tourism. Its success is largely dependent on
2300 Pipestone Road the health, vitality, and growth of Michigan's tourism
Benton Harbor, MI 49022 industry.
PH: 269-925-6301 Expectations: A cogent, realistic and pragmatic
FX: 269-925-7540 strategy for sustaining and growing Michigan's
Email: email@example.com tourism industry and more fully leveraging its
Web: www.swmichigan.org/ economic and community development potential.
Background The School of Hospitality Business(MSU)
Role: N/A Ron Cichy
Why Plan? N/A Director & Professor
Expectations: N/A 231 Eppley Center
East Lansing, MI 48824
Stevens Advertising PH: 517-355-5080
Allen Crater Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
President Web: www.bus.msu.edu/shb/
1200 East Paris SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546 Background
PH: 616-942-2801 Organization: Founded in 1927 and is the leading
FX: 616-942-2804 hospitality business school in the world. The school
Email: email@example.com has more than 9000 alumni worldwide and 725
Web: N/A students from 28 states and over 20 countries.
Role: To drive the school's teaching, research, and
Background service missions.
Organization: Stevens Advertising is a full-service Why Plan? Hospitality and tourism have the
advertising agency that has several clients in the opportunity to lead the economic recovery of the state
travel and tourism industry including: Crystal of Michigan if resources can be applied to these
Mountain Resort, Mission Point Resort, Staffford's essential industries.
Bay View Inn and Perry Hotel, and Shepler's Expectations: A commitment from all stakeholders to
Mackinac Island Ferry. building the economic impact of hospitality and
Role: President of Stevens Advertising, acting as tourism.
CEO and heading up the strategy and account
service side of our business. My partner, Mike Muller, Tourism Industry Coalition Of Michigan
heads up the creative side of our business.
Why Plan? Due to the nature of our clientele and our Steve Yencich
sincere belief that Michigan is truly one of the most President
beautiful, diverse and robust destinations in the entire 3815 W. St. Joseph, Suite A200
country, we are eager to see progress made in Lansing, MI 48917
promoting Michigan as a primary tourism destination. PH: 517-267-8989
Expectations: We would like to see a cohesive, data- FX: 517-267-8990
driven (research), actionable plan that can be Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
embraced and enacted by the entire industry and Web: www.tourism.msu.edu/ticom/
supported both publicly and privately.
The Henry Ford Organization: To promote Michigan’s Travel &
Tourism industry as a vital component of economic
George A. Moroz development and quality of life through governmental
Special Assistant to the President advocacy, public relations, and other promotional and
20900 Oakwood Blvd. educational efforts.
Dearborn, MI 48124 Role: Volunteer president
PH: 313-982-6113 Why Plan? To maintain industry unity and cohesion
FX: 313-982-6246 that TICOM has facilitated over the past several
Email: georgeM@thehenryford.org years.
Web: www.thehenryford.org Expectations: Continued and increased industry
Organization: The Henry Ford, Michigan's leading Traverse City CVB
cultural tourism draw, is a five-venue multi-day
destination site aiming to become America's greatest Brad Van Dommelen
history attraction. President
Role: Special Assistant to the President and Director 101 W. Grandview Pkwy.
for Institutional Advancement. Primary Traverse City, MI 49684
FX: 231-947-2621 Which attracts approximately millions of visitors a
Email: email@example.com year to Michigan for nature based tourism.
Web: www.mytraversecity.com Expectations: To better serve the people and caring
for the land through administration of National Forest
Background System lands and management of natural resources
Organization: Destination marketing organization within the principle of multiple use and sustained
Role: President yield.
Why Plan? To have a voice in the process
Expectations: An actionable plan West Michigan Tourist Association
Upper Peninsula Travel & Recreation Association Richard F. Hert
Tom Nemacheck 3665 28th St. SE Suite B
Executive Director Grand Rapids, MI 49301
PO Box 400 PH: 616-245-2217 x.102
Iron Mountain, MI 49801 FX: 616-954-3926
PH: 906-774-5480 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
FX: 906-774-5190 Web: www.wmta.org
Web: www.UPtravel.com Background
Background Role: N/A
Organization: Regional tourism association for Why Plan? N/A
Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Expectations: N/A
Role: Executive Director
Why Plan? for regional representation. Ypsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Expectations: Well funded, well thought out
marketing program for the state of Michigan. Debbie Locke-Daniel
USDA Forest Service 106 W. Michigan
Ypsilanti, MI 48105
Carol Boll PH: 734-483-4444
Recreation Program Manager FX: 734-483-0400
1755 S. Mitchell St. Email: email@example.com
Cadillac, MI 49601 Web: www.ypsilanti.org
PH: 231-775-5023 x8756
FX: 231-775-5551 Background
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Organization: A 501c6 convention bureau that is
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/ solely funded by a hotel tax of 2% with oversight by
the County Commissioners.
Background Role: Responsible for oversight of staff, design &
Organization: An agency of the U.S. Department of implementation of annual Marketing Plan. Also,
Agriculture. manages public lands in national forests liaison to all tourism partners, tourism organizations
and grasslands.The Eastern Region contains 20 and community partners.
states, in Michigan are the Huron-Manistee, Ottawa, Why Plan? Would like to be a part of a united voice in
and Hiawatha National Forests. Lansing.
Role: Recreation Program Manager of the Huron- Expectations: A stronger united voice for tourism, a
Manistee National Forests. five year marketing plan and a new idea(s)for
Why Plan? he USDA Forest Service manges alternate funding for Travel Michigan.
approximately 2.9 million acres of land in Michigan.
Plan Development Coordination Team
Michigan State University
Barb Fails Lori Langone Chris Peterson
Assistant Director Research Specialist Director/Professor
82 Agriculture Hall 172 Natural Resources 83 Agriculture Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824
PH: 517-432-3287 PH: 517-432-0292 PH: 517-355-1813
FX: FX: 517-432-2296 FX:
Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com
Web: www.aec.msu.edu/product/ Web: www.tourismcenter.msu.edu Web: www.aec.msu.edu/product/
Don Holecek Ed Mahoney Gary Warnell
Director/Professor Professor Project Specialist
172 Natural Resources 139 Natural Resources 172 Natural Resources
East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824
PH: 517-353-0793 PH: 517-432-0270 PH: 517-432-0293
FX: 517-432-2296 FX: FX: 517-432-2296
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web: www.tourismcenter.msu.edu Web: www.carrs.msu.edu Web: www.tourismcenter.msu.edu
Bill Knudson Sarah Nichols Scott Witter
Product Marketing Economist Assistant Professor Department Chair/Professor
Room 84 Agriculture Hall 331 B Natural Resources 133 Natural Resources
East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824 East Lansing, MI 48824
PH: (517) 355-2176 PH: 517-432-0319 PH: 517-432-0263
FX: FX: 517-432-3597 FX: 517-353-8994
Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com
Web: www.aec.msu.edu/product/ Web: www.carrs.msu.edu Web: www.carrs.msu.edu
Travel Michigan - MEDC
Dave Lorenz Dave Smyth
Managing Director Research Specialist
300 N. Washington Sq. 300 N. Washington Sq.
Lansing, MI 48913 Lansing, MI 48913
PH: 517-335-0007 PH: 517-335-5801
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FX: 517-241-8797
Web: www.travelmichigannews.org Email: email@example.com
Director of Strategic Research George Zimmermann
300 N. Washington Sq. Vice President
Lansing, MI 48913 300 N. Washington Sq.
PH: 517-373-0673 Lansing, MI 48913
FX: 517-241-8797 PH: 517-335-1879
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FX: 517-373-0059
Web: www.travelmichigannews.org Email: email@example.com