Tri-County Welcomes New Staff

LANSING, Mich. – The Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (Tri-County) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members to their team. Ashling Jackson will serve as Tri-County's Director of Marketing and Community Outreach, and Nick Tafelsky joins the transportation program as the Transportation Planner - Special Projects Coordinator. Both Jackson and Tafelsky officially began their roles in late May.

As Director of Marketing and Community Outreach, Jackson will coordinate Tri-County’s social media presence, marketing and publications, events, and public engagement and outreach efforts for the agency's programs.

Born in New York City and raised in Nashville, TN, Jackson received her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Literature from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, FL, where she served as the Co. Editor in Chief for the Eckerd Review. Jackson joins Tri-County as a recent East Lansing transplant and is excited to make an impact on the region.

“Good marketing and community engagement rely on honest storytelling, and I’m looking forward to the opportunity to tell the story of Tri-County and the Greater Lansing region,” said Jackson. "I'm excited to further cultivate a sense of involvement and c