Meet the Staff

Robert Belleman, City Manager

Robert Belleman has 30 years of professional experience as a municipal administrator, including having served as the City Manager of Bay City from 2003-2013. Bay City has a population of 34,950 people and 320 full-time employees. Belleman most recently served for 10 years as the chief administrative officer and controller for Saginaw County, which has a population of approximately 188,000 people. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Eastern Michigan University and a master’s degree from Oakland University. 

Belleman grew up in the City of Detroit, one of 10 children. He and his wife, Amy, have three children and two rescue dogs.

Asia Siev, Assistant to the City Manager

Asia Siev headshot against blurred backgroundAsia Siev is the Assistant to the City Manager. Asia holds a Juris Doctor from Michigan State University and a B.A. from the University of Michigan. Prior to joining the City of East Lansing, Asia clerked for Judge David L. Jordon and Judge Clinton Canady III at the Ingham County 30th Circuit Court. Outside of work, Asia competes in eventing with her horse, Mango, and resides in East Lansing with her partner and their two cats.