Meetings of the Statewide Public Advisory Council for Michigan's Areas of Concern Program

The SPAC typically meets three times per year and occasionally sponsors briefings for state legislators and training workshops on issues affecting the AOCs. Information on upcoming and recent past meetings is  provided below. Information on training workshops is available on the SPAC workshops page.  If you would like further information on SPAC meetings or activities, including meetings not listed below, contact Matt Doss, mdoss@glc.org.

Next Meeting – October 30-31, 2014 – White Lake AOC

The fall SPAC meeting will be held on Thursday-Friday, Oct. 30-31 in the White Lake AOC. SPAC members and other interested parties should plan to drive in Thursday morning and return home Friday afternoon. See below for more details on the meeting:

Meeting Agenda

Map of Meeting Locations

Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, Oct. 30

  • 10:00 am: Optional White Lake AOC tour. Meet in the parking lot of the Weathervane Inn.
  • 12:00 Noon: Lunch, Ellenwood Landing Marina, 8560 Ellenwood Dr., Montague, 231-893-9663
  • 12:30 pm: SPAC business meeting, Ellenwood Landing Marina
  • 5:30 pm: Group dinner, Crosswinds on the Lake, 302 S. Lake St., Whitehall, 231-894-5658
  • 7:00 pm: White Lake AOC restoration celebration, The Book Nook, 8726 Ferry St., Montague

Day 2: Friday, Oct. 31

  • 7:00 am: Optional Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Holiday Inn Muskegon Harbor, 939 Third Street, Muskegon
  • 9:30 am: SPAC business meeting, Ellenwood Landing Marina

Lodging

The Weathervane Inn, 4527 Dowling St., Montague (located next to Ellenwood Landing Marina), 231-893-8931, http://theweathervaneinn.net/. The rate is $79 per night. To make reservations, call the inn and indicate that you are with the Great Lakes Commission group. SPAC members are strongly encouraged to BOOK NOW, as space is limited due to the small size of the Inn. The deadline for making reservations is Friday, October 17.
Comfort Inn, 2822 Durham Road, Whitehall, located just off of U.S. 31 at the Whitehall exit. Phone 231-893-4833, http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-whitehall-michigan-MI369.

For more information, contact Matt Doss (mdoss@glc.org), SPAC Support Staff, Great Lakes Commission.

Recent Meetings

Summer Business Meeting – July 16, 2014 – Ishpeming, Michigan
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Winter Business Meeting – March 19, 2014 – Chicago, Illinois
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Fall Business Meeting – November 14-15, 2013 – Detroit, Michigan
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Summer Business Meeting – July 10, 2013 – Muskegon, Michigan
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Spring Business Meeting & Legislative Outreach – April 30-May 1, 2013 – Lansing, Michigan
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Fall Business Meeting – October 26, 2012 -Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Spring Business Meeting – May 30, 2012 – Roscommon, Michigan
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Fall Business Meeting – November 9-10, 2011 – Monroe, Michigan
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Spring Business Meeting & Legislative Outreach – June 14-15, 2011 – Lansing, Michigan
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Fall Business Meeting – October 28, 2010 – Lansing, Michigan
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Spring Business Meeting – June 8-9, 2010 – Port Huron, Michigan
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Winter Business Meeting & Legislative Outreach – March 23-24, 2010 – Lansing, Michigan
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