Officers Compensation Commission

Please view the City of East Lansing's new Electronic Public Meeting Notices Webpage for information regarding special, virtual meetings scheduled during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Elected Officers Compensation Commission determines the salaries of East Lansing Councilmembers. The determination of the commission is effective 30 days following filing with the City Clerk, unless rejected by 2/3 vote of the Councilmembers. The commission consists of 7 members who serve 7-year terms and meet on odd-numbered years.


Meetings scheduled in odd-numbered years

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas & Minutes


  • Jennifer Arbogast
    Term expires: 2022
  • Nancy Schertzing, Chair
    Term expires: 2023
  • Ryan Mellott 
    Term expires: 2024

  • Flemming Mathiasen
    Term expires: 2027
  • John Czarnecki
    Term expires: 2021
  • Veda Hawkins
    Term expires: 2026
  • Sarah Chapman Preisser 
    Term expires: 2026

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit a 
Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Officers Compensation Commission.