The Michigan Department of Transportation has finalized their selections for the Complete Streets Advisory Council and will host their first meeting on Dec 13, 2010 from 1 – 3 pm in the Lake Superior Room within the Historical Center in Lansing. You can learn more about the Advisory Council and see the agenda for the first meeting on MDOT’s website. The following individuals were selected to serve on the Advisory Council:

Organization Named
in Act
Affiliation Representative Title
State Transportation Department MDOT Kirk Steudle
or designee
Department of Community Health MDCH Janet Olszewski
or designee
Department of State Police MSP Capt. Monica Yesh-(Col. Washington’s designee) Captain
State Transportation Commission STC Linda Miller-Atkinson-
(Chairman Wahby’s
Vice Chairwoman
Environmental Organization Grand Traverse Regional
Land Conservancy
Megan Olds Associate Director
A Planning Organization Michigan Association of
Andrea Brown Executive Director
Disabled Persons Organization Michigan Disability Network Jim Magyar Executive Director
Road Commission Organization County Road Association of Michigan John Niemela Director
Public Transit Users Organization Wheelhouse Detroit Kelli Kavanaugh Local business owner
& regular transit rider
Licensed Professional Engineer Oakland County Road
Gary Piotrowicz Traffic & Safety
Department Manager
The Michigan Municipal League The Michigan
Municipal League
Suzanne Schulz Legislative Associate
AARP AARP Michigan Karen Kafantaris Assoc. State Director
for Community Servs
League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) Region 8 Representative Barbara Schmid Secretary, LMB Board of Directors
Pedestrian Organization Safe Routes to School
National Partnership
Rory Neuner State Network Manager
Michigan Public Transit Association Ann Arbor Transportation Authority Christopher White Manager of Service Development
The Michigan  Township Association Delta Township Ken Fletcher Township Supervisor
Michigan Department of Resources
& Energy (non-voting)
MDNRE Rebecca Humphries DNRE Director
Michigan State Housing Development Authority (non-voting) MSHDA Gary Heidel Interim Director