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Region 2 CDC


The Region 2 Collaborative Development Council is made up of local economic developers, planners, workforce agencies and a variety of other stakeholders from the 10 counties across northwest lower Michigan which make up Region 2 of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Collaborative Development Council. In addition to local stakeholders, state departments such as MDOT, MDARD, and MDNR are represented. This group is convened and represented by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments at monthly MEDC CDC meetings. 

The Region 2 CDC Full Group meets on a quarterly basis. The Region 2 CDC Leadership Group meets monthly, along with MEDC staff, and is comprised of executives from the following agencies:


Alliance for Economic Success

Northwest Michigan Works!

Traverse Bay Economic Development Corporation

Northern Lakes Economic Alliance

Networks Northwest


For more information regarding the
CDC Leadership Group, please contact:

Matt McCauley, Networks Northwest


For more information regarding the
CDC Full Group, please contact:

Scott Gest, Networks Northwest



Networks Northwest always proves to be a valued resource for our local government planning efforts. No organization does a better job of convening partners, promoting collaboration, and reporting on the data than does Networks Northwest

Ty Wessell, Leelanau County Commissioner