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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)

J. Caleb Adams

Jeffrey Allshouse

Gloria Johnson Cannon

Ethan Devereaux

Darrin Fowler

Diana Paiz 

Leah March Pons

Erin Shannon

Geneva Smith

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.

The Capital Area Transportation Authority will be hosting an IN PERSON meeting in the CATA Board Room (4615 Tranter St. Lansing, MI 48910) on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 3:30 p.m.  

View 2023 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 Form

Meeting Minutes

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