Economic Development

The Economic Development Committee is charged with supporting the facilitation and promotion of economic development in the Mason area, this is the group dealing with policy issues regarding local economic conditions, use of land and infrastructure, promoting the growth of existing businesses, tracking available business space, and attracting needed new business to the Mason area.
Cheryl Benjamin
Chair
Dart Container Corporation
Manager, Travel Services
Ronald Drzewicki
Secretary
Mason Public Schools
Superintendant
Bill Sheridan
Member
Brent Forsberg
Member
Deb Stuart
Member
City of Mason
administrator
Don Waskiewicz
Member
Deep Blue Insights, LLC
Mr. Waskiewicz is a Marketing Data Scientist with a track record of finding solutions to complex business problems. He is a business technology resource that has been working on the leading edge of innovation for over 3 decades with experience on all platforms from main frames to client server to cloud.  His expertise has been sought nationally and internationally to participate on product development and data mining projects.  He is socially minded and participates as an active member of the Mason Area Chamber, Rotary Club of Mason and is a past board member of BuildingTwentyOne.  In addition, Mr. Waskiewicz is a long time sponsor and judge of TheHatching.org business pitch program.  He has mentored and coached numerous start ups in the Mid-Michigan area.  In addition to Deep Blue Insights, he is Director of Data Services at Acquireweb, Inc., a Silicon Valley based digital marketing company.
Doug Klein
Executive Director
Mason Area Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director
George Hayhoe
Member
Jeff Oesterle
Member
Mark Howe
Member
Shireen Luther
Member
Sue Fulk
Member
Dillon Rush
LEAP - Lansing Economic Area Partnership
Tri-County Development & Placemaking Manager