Board & Staff
Appointments are made for six-year terms of office. Acting when needed as the Economic development Corporation, the Board deals with Specific projects within Kalamazoo County that are funded through bonding. Its purpose is to assist local industrial and commercial enterprises in their development and expansion programs.
To further understand the work of the Kalamazoo County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, we invite you to review the 2018 KCBRA Annual Report.
Planning & Development Department Staff:
Rachael Grover, Brownfield Redevelopment Coordinator
Lotta Jarnefelt, Director
The 11-member board, selected by the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners may include citizens, lenders, attorneys, environmental professionals, developers, architects and real estate professionals.
Kenneth Peregon, OCBA Landscape Architects – Board Chair
Joe Agostinelli, Southwest Michigan First
Gary Barton, The Barton Group
Christopher Carew, FTC&H
Kevin Coleman, Community Member
Connie Ferguson, Community Member
Travis Grimwood, Southern Michigan Bank & Trust
Habib Mandwee, Rocks Property LLC
Jodi Milks, Bradley Company
Meredith Place, County Commissioner
Andrew Wenzel, Plazacorp Realty Advisors, Inc.
Iris Lubbert, Ex Officio Director, Oshtemo Township Planning Director
Sherine Miller, Ex Officio Director, Kalamazoo Township Treasurer