Government Relations Task Force

Co- Chair: Doreen Takalo

Staff Lead: Mary Myers

Time Commitment: Quarterly

Description: Focuses on legislative agenda. Keeps abreast of legislation, particularly on the State level, that affects business.


Electrical Line School Advisory Board

Chair: Brett French

Staff Lead: Brooke Quinn

Time Commitment: Bi-monthly

Description: Responsible for operation of Midwest Skills Development Center programs. Typically made up of education, industry and workforce partners.


Finance Committee

Chair: Roxanne Daust

Staff Lead: Sue Heliste

Time Commitment: Monthly

Description: Works on LSCP budget, maintains monthly financials and sustainability planning.


Lake Superior Leadership Academy Committee

Chair: Jon Barch

Staff Lead: Ashley Szczepanski

Time Commitment: Meets as needed

Description: Plans for the Lake Superior Leadership Academy, plans reunions and graduation, recruits class members and reviews and plans programming. Must be an LSLA graduate to join.


CTE Committee

Chair: Stu Bradley

Staff Lead: Brooke Quinn

Time Commitment: Monthly

Description: Work with regional organizations that are pursuing similar CTE goals like the Regional Prosperity Initiative and Career Jump Start.


Investor Relations Committee

Chair: Stephanie Jones

Staff Lead: Ashley Szczepanski

Time Commitment: Meets as needed

Description: Creates and monitors the marketing plan for the LSCP to follow throughout the year. Plans the annual fundraising events (Annual Dinner, Business to Business Expo & Workshop and Golf Outing) and membership activities.


Transportation Task Force

Chair: John Marshall

Staff Lead: Mary Myers

Time Commitment: Meets as needed

Description: a Critical component for economic development. Includes all forms of transportation.


LSCP Officers

Chair: Brett French

Staff Lead: Amy Clickner

Time Commitment: Monthly

Description: Committee is made up of the current LSCP Officers and past Chairman of the Board Directors.  Duties include board/officers nominations, CEO evaluation and monitoring of strategic planning process.


Administration Committee

Chair: Jesse Bell

Staff Lead: Amy Clickner

Time Commitment: Meet as needed

Description: Review and update administration processes including compensation, job descriptions, and standards, board engagement and agendas.


LSCP Foundation

Chair: Dan Mead

Staff Lead: Brooke Quinn

Time Commitment: Quarterly

Description: A 501c3 corporation whose primary mission is to promote and advance economic and workforce development in the Upper Peninsula.


Marquette County Ambassadors

Chair: Steven VandenAvond

Staff Lead: Mary Myers

Time Commitment: Monthly

Description: The Marquette County Ambassadors is a privately funded group of business, education, community and government leaders from across Marquette County who promote and foster economic vitality throughout the county and Upper Peninsula.


EDC Board

Chair: Michelle Sellers

Staff Lead: Mary Myers

Time Commitment: Bi-monthly

Description: Reviews grants and loans, keeps track of RLF portfolio and promotes RLF fund availability to Marquette County businesses.


As a partner, you have an opportunity to be active in the organization’s mission by participating on many committees and boards.