Damage Prevention Associations


If you are interested in establishing a DPA meeting in your local area, please feel free to contact the Education Department at education@missdig811.org for suggestions. A member of the Education Team will participate in several of your DPA meetings throughout the year to provide educational information, updates, and helpful material. We will also promote your efforts on our website, through emails and in our newsletters.


DPA meeting updates:

To access remotely, call 248-724-5800 ID (827817) 

Visual aids may be viewed during the meeting with JOIN.ME at https://www.join.me/damageprevention
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Meeting Location
Saginaw County Road Commission
3020 Sheridan Ave
Saginaw MI 48607
Meeting Times- Monthly
9:00AM to 10:30AM on the 3rd Thursday of each month.
Scott Hare - Saginaw County Road Commission
hares@scrc-mi.org 989-399-3754
Richard Crannell - Tri-County Contractors Association



SouthWestern Michigan

Meeting Location
Kalamazoo Community Foundation Bldg
402 E Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49007
Meeting Times- Bi-Monthly
10:00AM to 11:30AM


Wednesday, January 9, 2019        10:15 - 11:45
Wednesday, March 6, 2019            10:00 - 11:30
Wednesday, May 1, 2019                 10:00 - 11:30
Wednesday, September 4, 2019   10:00 - 11:30
Wednesday, November 6, 2019    10:00 - 11:30
Jane McDonagh - Kalamazoo City




Western Michigan

Meeting Location
Plainfield Water Distribution Center
5195 Plainfield Ave
Grand Rapids MI 49525
Meeting Times- Quarterly
1:30PM to 3:00PM


Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Matt Weldon - Plainfield Township




Northern Lower Michigan

Meeting Location
Cherryland Electric Cooperative
5930 US Hwy 31
Grawn, MI 49637
Meeting Times
10:00am to 11:30am
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Ray Ravary Fife Lake Utility Authority
RRavary@provide.net 231-392-4524




Upper Peninsula

Meeting Location
Ishpeming Township Hall
1575 US 41 West
Ishpeming MI 49849
Meeting Times
10:00am to 11:30am EST
Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Additional Meeting Locations and Dates to Be Announced
Looking for a volunteer to take charge of the Upper Peninsula DPA
Until then call or email:
Colleen Goddard MISS DIG 811
cgoddard@missdig811.org 906-789-3083