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    Action Team Co-Chairs

    BCVision Action Teams were developed to address the priority areas of BCVision that significantly impact the community. Through collaboration and commitment, many talented individuals bring their personal and professional expertise to the overall planning process.

    COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS

    Kathleen Moore, Special Projects Manager, Calhoun ISD

    Maria Borden, Co-Executive Director, BC Pulse

    CULTURE OF VITALITY

    Ted Dearing, Assistant City Manager for Community and Economic Development, City of Battle Creek

    David Kemp, Young Professional

    KINDERGARTEN READINESS

    Susan Clark, Director of Early Childhood Services, Great Start Collaborative of Calhoun County

    Kathy Szenda Wilson, Co-Executive Director, BC Pulse

    LARGE BUSINESS

    Bridgette Jones, Vice President of Retention and Development, Battle Creek Unlimited

    Joe Sobieralski, CEO, Battle Creek Unlimited

    Julie Bosley, Director of Philanthropy, Kellogg Company

    SMALL BUSINESS

    John Banks, Owner, Motor Shop Electrical Construction Company

    Kara Beer, President, Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce

    WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

    Matt Lynn, Director of Community Impact, United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region

    Ben Damerow, Director, Upjohn Institute/Michigan Works



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