ABOUT US

mission

Building Blocks of Kalamazoo empowers residents, one block at a time, to enhance the quality of neighborhood life. 

vision

Building Blocks of Kalamazoo promotes vibrant neighborhoods where resident-led groups work together to address block-level issues, complete projects and collaborate with community stakeholders. 

STAFF

Katie McPherson

Executive Director

director@bbkazoo.org

Eddie DeGraw

Lead Community Organizer
eddie@bbkazoo.org

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President/
Executive Committee

Judd Easton
Connected Care Account Manager,
Philips Healthcare

Treasurer/Vice President
Executive/Finance Committee

Joe Kiser

Community Relations Manager
Old National bank

Secretary/Executive/
Program Committee

Willa Ditaranto

Home Provider

Kim Cummings, Member

Founder, Retired Professor, Kalamazoo College

Anthony Ladd, Member

Publics Works Division Manager, City of Kalamazoo
Department of Public Services

 

Daniel May, Member/Finance Committee
Founder/Owner, Public Skool LLC

Matt Millcarek, Member
Construction Manager, Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services

Pat Taylor, Member/Executive/Program
Executive Director, Eastside Neighborhood Association

Steve Walsh, Member/Executive/Program Committee
Executive Director, Vine Neighborhood Association


Tammie Winfield, Member/ Program Committee
Project Coordinator, Landscapes Forms

Thank you for everything you do for Building Blocks!