Board of Directors

The affairs of KCCDA are managed by the Board of Directors.  The Board of Directors meets in January, March, May, July, September, October, November and December on the second Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. in the Chief Switalski Meeting room at KCCDA (7040 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI).

The KCCDA shall have such powers that are authorized in the Bylaws and the "Interlocal Agreement Creating the Kalamazoo County Consolidated Dispatch Authority" (Interlocal Agreement) signed by the City of Kalamazoo, the Charter Township of Kalamazoo, the City of Portage, Western Michigan University, and the County of Kalamazoo, effective on November 19, 2014.

The KCCDA Board of Directors consist of thirteen (13) Directors (Principal Appointees).  The Directors are appointed and serve in accordance with the provisions of the Interlocal Agreement.  Each governmental entity that appoints a Director(s) to the Board shall also appoint an alternate for each Principal Appointee and the alternate shall act on behalf of the Principal Appointee if he/she is unavailable or absent.

 

  • BOARD OF DIRECTORS
    Jan Van Der Kley - CHAIRPERSON
    Western Michigan University

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    James Ritsema - VICE CHAIRPERSON
    City of Kalamazoo

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    Richard Fuller - CLERK
    Kalamazoo County Sheriffs Office

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    Donald Martin- TREASURER
    Charter Township of Kalamazoo

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    Jim Pearson
    City of Portage

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    John Gisler
    Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners

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    Dr. William Fales
    Kalamazoo County Medical Control Authority

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    Vernon Coakley
    City of Kalamazoo

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    Joseph La Margo
    City of Portage

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    Dexter Mitchell
    Charter Township of Kalamazoo

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    Scott Merlo
    Western Michigan University

    scott.merlo@wmich.edu

    Scott Ernstes
    Michigan State Police

    Ernstess@michigan.gov

    Mark Barnes
    Recommended by Kalamazoo Fire Chief Association Appointed by Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners

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