Human Services Board

Human Services Contact
Tina Perry, Neighborhood & Housing


Board activities involving the CDBG program include review and recommendation of annual program budgets - specifically human/public services, appeals of Housing Programs Guidelines, and review of planning documents required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Human Services Board meets the first Thursday of each month.


The Human Services Board consists of nine board members and one Youth Advisory Committee liaison that advise City Council on matters regarding human services, public transportation, and the City of Portage Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.

Human Services Members
Brooke Kolodzieczyk, ChairEffie Kokkinos
Chelsea Huber
VACANT, Vice ChairBrian PlescherSue Beasley
John Dillworth
Martha PerryBridget Lane
Tina Perry, Neighborhood & Housing Specialist, Ex Officio

Regular Meetings

Human Services Board agendas will be posted the Monday before each Thursday meeting. Minutes will be posted once approved by the board.

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • City Hall
    7900 S Westnedge Avenue
    Portage, MI 49002

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas and Minutes