EL-Meridian Water/Sewer Authority Board

The East Lansing-Meridian Water/Sewer Authority (ELMWSA) sets policy concerning the management, supervision and control of the water production facilities for East Lansing and Meridian Township. Members are required to have training in fields related to water production and management. The Authority consists of three members appointed by the Meridian Township Board and three appointed by the City Council who meet monthly.


  • Meetings take place the third Thursday of each month at 11 a.m.
  • Water Authority Conference Room*
    2470 Burcham Dr.
    East Lansing, MI 48823
View the 2023 Meeting Schedule (PDF)
View the 2024 Meeting Schedule (PDF)

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes
East Lansing / Meridian Water / Sewer Authority Seal


  • Dan Opsommer, Chair, Meridian Township
  • Ron Lacasse, Vice Chair, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2023
  • Brad Brogren, Meridian Township
    Term expires: 2023
  • Jim Cleland, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2024
  • James Ecklund, Meridian Township
    Term expires: 2024
  • Brock Howard, East Lansing
    Term expires: 2024
  • Stephen Clayton, Alternate, East Lansing
  • Younes Ishraidi, Alternate, Meridian Township

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the ELMSWA.