GRAR Strategic Relations Task Force

It is the role of this Task Force to open and maintain lines of communication between GRAR and its Community Partners, and to explore opportunities for collaboration with the understanding that it is our collective responsibility to work together to promote West Michigan as a competitive economic zone, stable environment, and the area most capable of providing the highest quality of life in the state of Michigan.


  • Hines, Crista – Chairperson
  • Mitchell, Bryant – Vice Chairperson
  • Babitz, Ron
  • Bacon, Julie
  • Becker, Aurelia
  • Calderone, Timothy
  • Cooley, Karol
  • Courtney, Kay
  • Grzywacz, Daniel
  • Harmon, Michelle
  • Mitchell, Melissa
  • Novosad, Lisa
  • Pastoor, Susan
  • Patterson, Hattie
  • Pell, Linda
  • Robinson, Danielle
  • Schnittker, Janis
  • Witzel, Constance
  • Tim Katerberg, Director Liaison
  • Pam VanLuven, Staff Liaison