Officers Compensation Commission

The Elected Officers Compensation Commission determines the salaries of East Lansing Councilmembers. The determination of the commission is effective 30 days following filing with the City Clerk, unless rejected by 2/3 vote of the Councilmembers. The commission consists of seven members who serve seven-year terms and meet on odd-numbered years. View Ordinance No. 977 to learn more about the commission.


Meetings scheduled in odd-numbered years

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes


  • Jennifer Arbogast
    Term expires: 2022
  • Nancy Schertzing
    Term expires: 2023
  • Ryan Mellott 
    Term expires: 2024

  • Flemming Mathiasen, Chair
    Term expires: 2027
  • John Czarnecki
    Term expires: 2021
  • Veda Hawkins
    Term expires: 2026
  • Sarah Chapman Preisser 
    Term expires: 2026

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

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