As Deputy Mayor Samantha works with community and external partners on proactive and strategic projects. She lives in Downtown Lansing and is passionate about her neighborhood. When she’s not at City Hall Samantha can be found running the Lansing River Trail, having a cocktail on Washington Square or visiting one of the City’s 77 playgrounds with her young son.
Mark works as a concierge to city government on behalf of citizens to achieve positive outcomes when residents request assistance on an issue or voice a concern. Proactively collaborates with the Mayor’s cabinet to improve residents’ customer service experience by making their interactions positive, efficient and comprehensive.
As the City of Lansing's Graphic Designer / Content Coordinator, Taylor's role is to assist departments in creating effective website content and designs. She enjoys the high commitment to excellent customer service and professionalism found in the dynamic and fast-paced environment of the Mayor's Office.
Valerie leads the City’s overall communication strategy, managing the communications team to create engaging and effective messaging to residents and visitors. She works with various media outlets to help share the City’s news and important information.
Director Mayor's Office Community and Faith Based Initiatives
Bishop David Maxwell is a Senior Staffer to the Interfaith Advisory Council and the Mayor's Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council. He serves as a liaison for a variety of urban issues surrounding socio-economic social justice, educational and inclusionary challenges. He often represents and or accompanies the Mayor at faith, community and social empowerment forums.
Community Outreach Coordinator
cell: (517) 648-7480
Marilyn's focus over her career has been customer service which is an integral part of serving as the Community Outreach Coordinator. Marilyn attends many of Lansing's Community events and activities on behalf of Mayor Schor. This includes representation at events that affect Lansing's citizens such as award recognitions, memorials and many of the city's initiatives and public outreach projects. Marilyn serves as the Mayor's representative on his Neighborhood Advisory Board.
Nicholas Tate is the City’s Chief Labor Negotiator and Chief Administrative Officer. He negotiates labor contracts and grievances on behalf of the City and oversees day to day internal operations. Nicholas spends his free time with his family, watching Chelsea Football Club and his beloved Texas A&M Football Team.