West Michigan Transit Linkages Study
Coordination Committee



  • Jim Beelen, Supervisor, Allendale Charter Township
  • Jeanne Englehart, President, Chamber of Commerce, Grand Rapids Area
  • Steven Patrick, City Manager of Coopersville
  • Craig Bessinger, City Manager of Ferrysburg
  • Patrick McGinnis, City Manager of Grane Haven
  • Kurt Kimball, City Manager of Grand Rapids
  • Eric DeLong, Deputy City Manager, City of Grand Rapids
  • Pauline Luben, City Manager of Hudsonville
  • Bryon Masade, City Manager of City of Muskegon
  • Ryan Cotton, City Manager of Village of Spring Lake
  • Tim Klunder, City Manager of City of Zeeland
  • David Bulkowski, Executive Director, Disability Advocates of Kent County
  • Ruth Stegman, Disability Network/Lakeshore
  • Genevieve Risner, Director of Public Policy, Disability Network/Lakeshore
  • Bill Holland, Supervisor, Georgetown Township
  • Jim Bachmeier, Vice President for Finance & Administration, Grand Valley State University
  • Lisa Haynes, Assistant Vice President, Pew Grand Rapids Campus, Grand Valley State University
  • Donald Stypula, Executive Director, Grand Valley Metro Council
  • Abed Itani, Director of Transportation Planning, Grand Valley Metro Council
  • Andrea Dewey, Transportation Planner, Grand Valley Metro Council
  • Tom Manderrscheid, Director, Harbor Transit
  • Willis Driesenga, Superintendent, Holland Charter Township
  • Peter Varga, Executive Director, The Rapid
  • Conrad Venema, Strategic Planning Manager, The Rapid
  • Sue Higgins, Executive Director, Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC)
  • Steve Bulthuis, Planner, Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC)
  • Randy Thelen, President, Lakeshore Advantage
  • Linda LeFebre, Coordinator, Macatawa Area Express (MAX)
  • Hon. Kenneth Bush, Mayor, Coopersville
  • Hon. Jeff Stille, Mayor, Ferrysburg
  • Hon. Roger Bergman, Mayor, Grand Haven
  • Hon. George Heartwell, Mayor, Grand Rapids
  • Hon. Al McGeehan, Mayor, Holland
  • Hon. Steve Warmington, Mayor, Muskegon
  • Hon. Les Hoogland, Mayor, Zeeland
  • Steve Redmond, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Grand Region
  • Dean Peterson, Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT), Lansing
  • Cindy Larson, President, Muskegon Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Jim Koens, Transit Systems Manager, Muskegon Area Transit System (MATS)
  • Mark Knudsen, Director, Ottawa County Planning and Grants
  • Meghann Rauscher, Transportation Planner, Ottawa County Planning and Grants
  • Tiffany Bowman, Transportation Director, Pioneer Resources
  • John Nash, Supervisor, Spring Lake Township
  • Rick Chapla, Vice President for Redevelopment, The Right Place, Grand Rapids
  • Dave Bee, AICP, Director, West Michigan Regional Planning Commission
  • Greg Northrup, President, West Michigan Strategic Alliance (WMSA)
  • Sandeep Dey, Executive Director, West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission (WMSRDC)
  • Jerry Scott
  •   Last Modified Date: April 18, 2014
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