Organization of the R2PC

The membership of the Region 2 Planning Commission (R2PC) is composed of those local units of government (i.e., counties, cities, vlllages, townships, and school districts) within and including the Counties of Hillsdale, Jackson, and Lenawee which make regular annual contributions (currently 27¢ per capita) to the operating costs of the Commission.  The R2PC is organized into the following bodies:

Full Board

All members of the R2PC have representation on the full board (see the bylaws for full  details). The setting of board policy and the management of the business of the Commission is accomplished during regular meetings of the full board which are held bi-monthly.

Executive Committee

The exercise of power over board policy and management of the business of the Commission between regular meetings of the full board are vested in an executive committee.

JACTS Committees

The Region 2 Planning Commisison serves as the Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Jackson Metropolitan Area (i.e., Jackson County).  The technical and policy committees, which comprise the Jackson Area Comprehensive Transportation Study (JACTS), advise the full board or executive committee which have final authority over all JACTS decisions.


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Personnel and Finance Committee

The committee reviews personnel and financial concerns of the Commission and provides recommendations to the Executive Director, the Executive Committee, and/or the Commission.

Nominating Committee

The committee has the responsibility for recommending a slate of commissioners for the election to the executive committee as well as a slate of officers selected from the membership of the executive committee.

R2PC Staff

The Region 2 Planning Commission currently employs an executive director, a principal planner, two senior planners, a bookkeeper/accountant, and an executive secretary.  Please refer to the ‘contact’ page of this website for more information.

Documents of Interest

The following documents provide more information on the purpose, organization, and activities of the Region 2 Planning Commission.




Please feel free to contact the staff if you have any questions.