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Commission for Logistics and Supply Chain Collaboration

  • The purpose of the Commission for Logistics and Supply Chain Collaboration is to advise state agencies on initiatives to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of supply chain management for businesses. Achieving the goal will improve competitiveness, stimulate economic growth and create job opportunities. Further, the commission aims to create avenues of communication with the Province of Ontario, Canadian federal governmental agencies along with U.S. state, regional, and local governments. In addition, the commission will identify industries that can benefit from supply chain coordination, and offer guidance on how Michigan can maintain a competitive advantage in economic development, trade and commerce, and transportation. The 10-member commission represents private business, transportation, border operators, local economic development agencies and higher education.

    The Commission for Logistics and Supply Chain Collaboration (LSC) was created by PA 76 of 2013, signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder in June of 2013. The commission is housed in the Michigan Strategic Fund and replaces the former Michigan Commission on Supply Chain Management and Development. Members’ terms expire at the pleasure of the Governor.

    LSC Commission Meeting Dates

    All meetings are held at the MEDC Lansing Office, Lake Michigan Conference Room, at 9:00 a.m.; unless otherwise noted below. Meetings are open to all members of the public under Michigan’s Open Meetings Act.

    Special Assistance: The location of this meeting is accessible to mobility-challenged individuals. Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in the meeting may contact Andrea Robach at andrea@michigan.org or 517.373.0327 to request mobility, visual, hearing or other assistance. 

    • Thursday, November 17, 2016  CANCELED

      Thursday, January 26, 2017 

      Thursday, March 30, 2017 

      Thursday, May 25, 2017 

      Thursday, July 27, 2017 

      Thursday, September 28, 2017 


    LSC Commission Meeting Minutes

    LSC Commission Members

    • January 2015

      Steve Arwood
      MSF Board Chairman & President
      Chief Executive Officer, MEDC
    • Kirk Steudle
      Director, Michigan Department of Transportation
    • Jamie Clover Adams
      Director, Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
    • Leslie Brand
      CEO, Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
    • Robert Boehm
      Manager, Commodity and Marketing Department, Michigan Farm Bureau
    • Dr. David Closs
      John H. McConnell Chaired Professor of Business Administration and Chairperson of the Department of Supply Chain Management, Michigan State University
    • Roger Huff
      Manager, North American Material Logistics, Ford Motor Company
    • Dr. Pasi Lautala
      Assistant Professor and Director of the Rail Transportation Program, Michigan Technological University
    • Frederick Schlemmer
      Chief Financial Officer, SteelPro
    • Janice Walsh
      Senior Manager of Supply Chain Management Finance, Trinity Health