The mission of the Safety Commitee is to identify, develop and implement programs and projects that establish downtown Kalamazoo as a safe and inviting environment for its residents, businesses and users.

Current Initiatives



Rick Ives
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Sandra Gillman
A1 Printing
Caressa Hamby
Officer Chris Hancox
Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

Leslie Hoffmann
Central City Parking
Valda Karlsons
Downtown Resident
Kevin King
Kalamazoo Public Library
Jerome Kisscorni
City of Kalamazoo
Mary Oudsema, Chair
Kalamazoo Gazette
Margaret Patton
Borgess Health
Larry Schwabauer
MPI Research

Mark Wrench

Eric Willett
Greenleaf Hospitality Group
Dawn Zomer
Bronson Hospital