The Ferndale Downtown Development Authority Board of Directors oversee the operations of the organization. They are responsible for  the development and implementation of projects and programs as well as management of the DDA’s annual budget.

Directors are volunteers, appointed by the Mayor of the City of Ferndale and approved by the Ferndale City Council.

The board currently meets the second Thursday of the month at the DDA office at 300 E. Nine Mile Rd.  The meetings begin at 8 am and are open to the public.

To meet the current Ferndale DDA Board and Staff, scroll down.

Executive Director: Lena Stevens
300 E Nine Mile Road
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-546-1632
email:  lena@downtownferndale.com

Chair: Jacki Smith
Candle Wick Shoppe
175 W. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-547-2987
email:  jacki@coventrycreations.com
Committee: N/A
Term Expires:  12/20

Vice-Chair: Blake Scheer
Level One Bank
22635 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI  48220
248-414-6500
email: N/A
Committee: N/A
Term Expires: 12/20

Secretary: PJ Jacokes
Go! Comedy
255 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-327-0575
email:info@gocomedy.net
Committee: Promotions
Term Expires: 12/19

Treasurer: Mindy Cupples
Ferndale Resident
586-612-5546
email: mcupples1@yahoo.com
Committee:  Promotions
Term Expires: 12/19

Nathan Martin
InkAddict
22007 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
855-465-2334
email: N/A
Committee: N/A
Term expires 12/22

Chris Johnston
WAB/The Emory/Loving Touch
22646 Woodward
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-596-0920
email: chris@redspotmanagement.com
Committee: N/A
Term Expires: 12/20

Janice Semma
J’s Penalty Box
22726 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-398-4070
email:  jspenaltybox@gmail.com
Committee: N/A
Term Expires:  12/22

Jerome Raska
Blumz by JR Design
503 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-398-5130
email:jerome@blumz.com
Committee: Design
Term Expires: 12/19

Vacant
N/A
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-546-1632
Term Expires: 12/21

Vacant
N/A
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-546-1632
Term Expires: 12/22

Mayor
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-546-2525
Virtue of Office

Greg Pawlica
Mayor Pro-Tem
300 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Ferndale, MI 48220
248-546-2525
Term Expires: Per Appointment in lieu of Mayor