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Boards & Commissions

Ada Township Board:

The Ada Township Board encourages attendance at all Township Board and Commission meetings.  All regular and special meetings of the township board must be open to the public according to Michigan’s Open Meetings Act (Public Act 267 of 1976, MCL 15.261). Although not required by statute, Ada Township publishes meeting Agendas at least 24 hours’ prior to Board/Commission Meetings. Draft minutes of every meeting are available for public inspection within eight business days of the meeting, and have been posted to this website for your convenience.

Meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month @ 7PM (Please Note: New Meeting Time). View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes and/or the Current Board Packet, click here.

The Board must contain 7 elected Township officials as members. The Supervisor is chairperson of the Board meetings, and in his absence, the Clerk opens the meeting and the members present select a Chairperson. Interested applicants, click here to download a Boards/Commissions Application form.

Township Board Members:


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Board of Ethics:

Meets the 3rd Monday of the first month in each quarter of the year. View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.

The Ethics Board, comprised of five voting members, is responsible for receiving formal complaints, investigating alleged Standards of Conduct violations, and issuing recommendations or advisory opinions as is appropriate to the complaint and/or situation.

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes, click here.

Ethics Board Standards of Conduct (PDF)

Ethics Complaint Form (PDF)

The Ethics Board Members:

Carol Secord, Chair
Mary Oele
Brian Schiffelbein
Keith Wolverton


Compensation Committee:

Meets annually. View the Events Calendar for details. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.


Downtown Development Authority (D.D.A.):

View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes, click here.
›To view the D.D.A. website page, click here.

DDA Board Members:

George Haga, Township Supervisor
Bob Kullgren, Chairperson
Walter VanderWulp, Ada Barber Shop
Ted Wright, G.E. Aviation
Terry Bowersox, TLB Financial
James Ippel, Ada Bike Shop
Devin Norman, Norman Family Dentistry
Tom Korth, TAK Consultants
Bryan Harrison, Amway Corp.

Development Area Citizens Council:

Tom Bogerd
Shelli Rottschafer
Jon Sarb
Brian Schiffelbein
Bev Swanson

Meets on an as-needed basis.  View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.


Open Space Preservation Advisory Board:

George Haga, Supervisor
Betty Jo Crosby, Chairperson
Elise Roe, Vice-Chairperson
Dan Bergman
Randy Damstra
Jamie Ladd
Paul LeBlanc, Trustee
Rick Steketee
Jeff VandenBerge

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes, click here.
›To view the Open Space Advisory Board website page, click here.


Planning Commission:

Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month @ 7PM (Please Note: New Meeting Time). View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes, click here.

Planning Director: James Ferro

Planning Commissioners:

Tom Korth, Chairperson 
Angela Butterfield-Klaasen, Vice Chairperson 
Sara Easter, Secretary
Catherine Jacobs, Board Liaison
Ross Leisman
Robert Lowry
Michael Lunn


Zoning Board of Appeals:

Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month @ 4:30PM. View the Events Calendar for meeting dates. Town Hall, Ada Township Offices - 7330 Thornapple River Drive, Ada, Michigan 49301. Map.

›To view Meeting Agendas & Minutes, click here.

Zoning Board of Appeals:

Richard Boman, Chairperson
Susan Burton, Township Clerk
Jack Hartley
Robert Lowry

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Application for Boards & Commissions

Please Click Here to download a PDF application to apply for a Board or Commission position with Ada Township.

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Ada Township Offices 7330 Thornapple River DR P.O. Box 370 Ada, MI 49301 Phone: (616) 676-9191 Fax: (616) 676-5870 Hours: M-F, 8AM-5PM