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MEC’s Tim Fischer appointed to Ingham County Economic Development Board

Provides guidance to businesses, communities
May 8, 2013
Timothy R. Fischer, deputy policy director with the Michigan Environmental Council, has been appointed by the Ingham County Board of Commissioners to the Ingham County Economic Development Corp. Board of Directors. The Board provides economic development services to businesses and communities, and is a liaison to agencies offering similar services. It also serves as the Brownfield Redevelopment Authority’s Board of Directors.

Fischer said he hopes to provide guidance to local businesses and governments for long-term, sustainable economic strategies.

“I look forward to helping strengthen our regional economy and quality of life by supporting smart development efforts countywide,” Fischer said.

Fischer has worked at MEC for five years, leading the organization’s successful efforts to secure key funding for public transportation; high-speed rail along the Detroit-to-Chicago Amtrak route; and establishment of a Southeast Michigan Transit Authority.

A Michigan native, Fischer is an attorney, has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Law, and formerly ran a construction company specializing in historic renovation. He lives with his wife and four children in Mason.
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