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Local Advisory Committee

LAC Members

Deb Wiese (Chair)

Kellie Blackwell (Vice Chair)

George Hanley (Parliamentarian)

Doug Lecato (CATA Board of Directors Representative)

Diana Paiz 

Geneva Smith

Erin Shannon

Ronald Marsh

Jeffrey Allshouse

The Local Advisory Committee ("LAC") is a committee of consumers and interested parties who advise the Board of Directors on public transportation issues relevant to seniors and persons with disabilities. In accordance with 1951 PA 51, 50% of the membership of the LAC must be seniors or persons with disabilities. Membership terms are three (3) years and have staggered expiration dates.

LAC Bylaws

Want to join the Local Advisory Committee? Complete an application below and return to Craig Frazier at cfrazier@cata.org.

Download a fillable PDF LAC application

LAC Events

LAC meetings are held the first Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October and December at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom.

The Capital Area Transportation Authority will be hosting a virtual meeting on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 3:30 p.m.  For more information click here.

View 2022 LAC meeting dates

If you need reasonable accommodations in order to effectively participate, contact the CATA Director of Operations prior to the meeting by calling (517) 394-1100.

Contact the LAC

Meeting Minutes

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