The Southcentral Michigan Planning Council (SMPC) is one of 14 State Planning and Development Regions. SMPC represents Branch, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and St. Joseph Counties. The goals of SMPC are: improve regional economic health, improve transportation systems, promote regional cooperation and planning, assist local entities with community planning, and encourage regional recreation planning. The SMPC board meets the first Tuesday of every month at 11:30 am. The meeting locations rotate between each member county; the formal public notice is found here: http://smpcregion3.org/meeting-information/. SMPC board members are expected to attend the monthly meetings and possible committee meetings. Local business and municipal leaders are encouraged to apply for board appointment. Contact: Lee Adams, 269-385-0409, email@example.com.