Calvin Jones will lead the joint board of three Lansing economic development organizations which are in partnership with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP).
Jones, Director of Public Relations and Diversity at the Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) and a 35-year BWL veteran, will serve as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Lansing Economic Development Corporation, Lansing Brownfield Redevelopment Authority, and the Lansing Tax Increment Finance Authority in 2013-14.
In a joint statement and with the support of Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero, LEAP President Robert Trezise and BWL General Manager J. Peter Lark said, “Calvin Jones’s community leadership and seasoned experience will help guide and contribute to economic development efforts in Lansing. We’re delighted he has agreed to lead these three important organizations.”
Jones also serves on the Board of Education of Waverly Community Schools among other organizations.