2013 Road Scholar Itinerary

Michigan Road Scholars

The Office of State Outreach within The Office of the Vice President for Government Relations

Day One – Monday, May 6

6:45 a.m.

Depart Ann Arbor

8:00 a.m.

Arrive Accident Fund of Michigan
Breakfast Program @ Accident Fund of Michigan
Virg Bernero, Mayor of Lansing
Kevin Clinton, Insurance Commissioner
Liz Haar, CEO, Accident Fund of Michigan

9:45 a.m.

Depart for Emergent BioSolutions

10:00 a.m.

Arrive at Emergent BioSolutions

11:50 a.m.

Depart for Capitol Building

12:00 p.m.

Arrive at Capitol/Overview of Capitol Building
Matt VanAcker

12:25 p.m.

Lunch Meeting with Legislators
Moderator: Cynthia Wilbanks, UM VP Government Relations
Andy Schor, State Representative
Dennis Muchmore, Chief of Staff to Gov. Snyder

2:00 p.m.

Depart for Grand Rapids

3: 30 p.m.

Arrive at the Luella Collins Community Center
Phyllis Davis, Health Director and Tribal Council Member, Gun Lake Tribe

5:00 p.m.

Depart for Holiday Inn Downtown
310 Pearl Street, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 235-7611

6:15 p.m.

Depart for Dinner with Grand Rapids Alum Club and Scholarship Recipients
LaFontsee Gallery

Day Two – Tuesday, May 7

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast @ Hotel

7:30 a.m.

Leave for Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids

8:00 a.m.

Arrive @ Goodwill Industries of Greater Grand Rapids
Dave Brinza, Chief Operating Officer
Nick Carlson, Director of Environmental Sustainability

10:00 a.m.

Leave for Cascade Engineering

10:30 a.m.

Arrive @ Cascade Engineering
Fred Keller, Chair and CEO
Keith Maki, Director of Marketing
Kenyatta Lumumba London Brame, Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

12:00 p.m.

Leave for Traverse City

3:00 p.m.

Arrive OneUp Web Lisa Wehr, CEO

4:30 p.m.

Depart for Cambria Suites
255 Munson Avenue (US31)
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 778-9000

6:00 p.m.

Leave for Chateau Chantel for winery tour and dinner
Chef Perry Harmon

Day Three – Wednesday, May 8

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast @ Hotel

7:15 a.m.

Update on the Lakes (@hotel)
Mark Breederland, Michigan SeaGrant, MSU Extension

8:15 a.m.

Depart for National Writers Series

8:30 a.m.

Front Street Writers/Conversation with the Superintendent
Doug Stanton, Author, Founder Front St. Writers
Steve Cousins Superintendent, TCAPS

10:30 a.m.

Depart for Sault Ste. Marie

12:00 p.m.

Arrive in Petoskey

12:15 p.m.

Native North Tour
Dawn Sineway, Cultural Services Specialist
Theresa Chingwa, Cultural Services Specialist

4:00 p.m.

Arrive @ Ramada Plaza Hotel Ojibway
240 West Portage Ave
Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783

5:00 p.m.

Leave for Sault Locks Tour Dinner

Day Four – Thursday, May 9

7:45 a.m.

Depart hotel

8:00 a.m.

Arrive @ LSSU Aquaculture Lab/SSM Hydro Plant
Roger Greil, ARL Manager, LSSU
Brent Belleau, Hydro Plant Manager, Cloverland Electric CoOp

10:30 a.m.

Depart for Bay City

12:30 p.m.

Stop for Lunch @ Big Buck Brewery

3:30 p.m.

Arrive at Bay Carbon
Tom Clare, Owner Sales Manager
Mark J. Loboda, Electronics Industry Senior Research Scientist & Chief Scientist, Dow Corning

4:30 p.m.

Depart for Doubletree- Bay City Riverfront
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, MI 48708

5:00 p.m.

Arrive at Doubletree Hotel-Bay City Riverfront

6:00 p.m.

Bay County Overview- Doubletree Hotel (Reception/Dinner)
Tom Hickner, Bay County Executive
Michael Seward, President, Bay City Chamber of Commerce
Jeff Mayes, Board Chair, Bay Future

Day Five – Friday, May 10

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast at the Doubletree Hotel

7:45 a.m.

Bus departs for Do-All, Inc.

8:00 a.m.

Arrive Do-All, Inc. Chris Girard, President & CEO

10:00 a.m.

Depart for Detroit

12:00 p.m.

Arrive at Detroit Hispanic Development Corporation (DHDC)
Angela Reyes, President & Founder

2:00 p.m.

Bus Departs for Eastern Market

2:30 p.m.

Detroit Future City Presentation

3:40 pm

Bus Departs for Midtown Detroit

4:00 pm

Tour of College for Creative Studies
Anne M. Masterson, Senior Director- Corporate & Foundation Relations

5:30 pm

Bus Departs for Ann Arbor