Downtown Development Authority

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) develops programs and projects which are aimed at improving downtown East Lansing including new business development, business recruitment and retention, downtown beautification, public improvements, marketing and promotion. Members must consist of commissioners that own or manage commercial property in the downtown and one member who lives within the DDA District.

DDA Committees
Meetings
  • Meetings take place at the fourth Thursday of every month @ noon
  • City Hall
    Conference Room A
    410 Abbot Road
    East Lansing, MI 48823
Downtown Development Authority Seal
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes | View Agendas & Minutes (prior to August 27, 2015)

Members


  • Jeff Kusler
    Term expires: 2020
  • Tricia Foster
    Term expires: 2020
  • Eric Sudol, East Lansing Marriott
    Term expires: 2020
  • Lynsey Little Clayton
    Term expires: 2020
  • Peter Dewan, Chair
    Term expires: 2017
    
  • James Croom, Treasurer   
    Term expires: 2017
  • Brad Ballein, Student Book Store    Term expires: 2018
  • Douglas Jester, Vice Chair                   
    Term expires: 2018
  • Colin Cronin, DTN Management      Term expires: 2018
  • Mark S. Meadows, Mayor
  • George Lahanas, Executive Secretary
City Staff
Apply for a Vacancy
Submit a 
Board / Commission Application (PDF) to apply for an appointment to the Downtown Development Authority.