Mackinac Bridge Authority

The Mackinac Bridge Authority is committed to preserve and maintain the State of Michigan's single largest asset and one of the world's leading suspension bridges to provide safe, pleasurable and expedient passage over the Straits of Mackinac for economic benefit and improved quality of life.
 
The MBA consists of 7 members, 6 to be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, for terms of 6 years each. The governor shall not appoint more than 3 members of the same political party. The seventh member is the Director of the Department of Transportation or his or her designee from within the Department of Transportation who shall provide the authority board with input and expertise relating to this state's transportation system.
 
 

Statute

 
 

Contact Information

 
Kim Nowack
Executive Secretary
Mackinac Bridge Authority
Phone: (906) 643-7600
Email: nowackk@michigan.gov


Members
 
Amy Trahey (D), Grand Ledge
Term ends 6/30/2022
 
Patrick "Shorty" F. Gleason (D), Davison
Term ends 6/30/2022
 
Tricia Kinley (R), Lansing
Term ends 6/30/2024
 
Kirk Steudle (R), South Lyon
Term ends 6/30/2024
 
M. Caroline Cheeseman (D), St. Ignace
Term ends 6/30/2026

William Milliken, Jr. (I), Ann Arbor
Term ends 6/30/2026
 
Paul C. Ajegba
Director, MDOT