Kalamazoo Downtown Development Authority


The Kalamazoo Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a public board that develops and maintains downtown Kalamazoo. Their responsibilities include keeping roads and sidewalks in good shape, making public spaces beautiful, and helping downtown’s economy grow. They work closely with the City Commission on all downtown maintenance projects.

Board of Directors

  • Jeff Breneman

    Western Michigan University

  • Grant Fletcher


  • Stephanie Hinman

    The State Theatre

  • David Anderson

    Mayor, City of Kalamazoo

  • Susan Lindemann

    Kalamazoo College

  • Laura Worline

    W/E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research/ Michigan Works! Southwest

  • Ryan Wieber

    Kalamazoo Public Library

  • Carl Brown