The Imlay City DDA Board

Board Information

The DDA is now accepting applications for positions on the Board of Directors. Please contact the DDA for more information at or 810-724-2135.  The DDA is governed by a board of directors consisting of 10 members. The Board members represent businesses, property owners, and residents of the community.  The board is appointed by the mayor for staggered four year terms.

The Imlay City Downtown Development Authority Board, with the guidance of the Imlay City Commission, directs the Imlay City Downtown Development Authority and its activities.

The Board employs a director, who serves as the administrative officer of the authority. The Director serves at the discretion of the Imlay City DDA Board.  In April, 2019, Lorrelei Natke was appointed  DDA Director.

Board Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:35 P.M. in the City Commission Chambers located at 150 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Meetings are open to the public and participation and input from such is strongly encouraged.

DDA Director:  Lorrelei Natke, 810-724-2135

Farmers' Market Manager and Entertainment Coordinator:

Katrina Morrow  810-724-2135



DDA By Laws Amended 2018

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Current Board of Directors

Mayor  Joi Kempf, Imlay City Florist

Chairperson Walter Bargen, Lakestone Bank & Trust

Vice Chairperson Kim Jorgensen, Tri-City Times

Secretary Kelly Villanueva, Kelly's Pet Salon

Member Stu Davis, Resident

Member Tracy Aldrich, Ruth Hughes Library

Member Steve Teets, Somewhere in Time Photography

Member Samuel Galiana, Jalisco's

Member Trish Dennis, Indigo Lavender Farms


The Imlay City DDA is now accepting applications for a  vacancy on its Board of Directors.  The Application is located below.