OTCA is pleased to announce the recent hire of Danielle Cooke to the position of Communications Director.
Danielle, previously a public relations intern with Martin Waymire Advocacy Communications, accepted the position as the new communications director on Monday, February 6, 2012. As communications director, Danielle will collaborate with Louise Gradwohl, OTCA’s Executive Director, to continue the implementation of the Michigan Main Street Program, while fulfilling the mission and vision of the OTCA through their efforts in community development and revitalization.
Before joining the OTCA, Danielle worked as a community events intern at the City of East Lansing where she developed a passion for working within her local community and organizing successful community events. While in college, she dedicated her time as a member of Michigan State University’s Public Relations Student Society of America and a public relations associate for Hubbell Connections, PRSSA’s student-run public relations agency. Danielle graduated in December 2011 from MSU in Communication. As a resident of North Lansing and a long time attendee of Old Town events, Cooke brings a passion for the Old Town community into her new position.
“Danielle exhibited a desire to develop and implement a more thorough communications program as well as an aspiration to become more involved with the revitalization of the Old Town community. We are excited to have Danielle join our team as the communications director and the board of directors looks forward to working with her on future projects,” said Don McNabb, President, Board of Directors.