Asylum Lake
Policy & Management Council


In February of 2004, The Asylum Lake Preserve Management Framework was adopted by WMU Board of Trustees. This framework identified the Asylum Lake Policy and Management Council. It specifies that the Council shall be a self-sustaining body which is responsible to the WMU Vice President for Business and Finance, it shall have a majority of its members from WMU, and it shall meet at least twice a year with meetings open to the public.


Council Members:

Council Coordinator

Cari DeLong - WMU Landscape Services


WMU Voting Members

WMU Environmental Institute - Charles Ide
WMU Facilities Management - Tim Holysz
WMU Environmental Studies Department - Steve Kohler
WMU VP for Business and Finance - Cari DeLong
At-Large - Cam Vossen
At-Large - Duane Hampton
At-Large - Tom Edmonds


Community Voting Members

Asylum Lake Preservation Association - Mark Hoffman
Environmental Concerns Committee of Kalamazoo - Michele Richards
Kalamazoo Environmental Council - Tyler Bassett
Oakland Drive / Winchell Neighborhood Association - Frank Wolf
Parkview Neighborhood Association - Vacant
Parkwyn Village Association - Charles Emerson
WMU Campus Planning and Finance Council - Vacant



Research & Education Committee
Operations Committee



Trails Subcommittee
Ecological Management Subcommittee
PR Subcommittee
Construction Subcommittee
Water Quality Subcommittee

Meeting Minutes

Oct 2004 June 2005 Oct 2006 May 2008
Nov 2004 Aug 2005 Mar 2007 Aug 2008 Aug 2011
Dec 2004 Oct 2005 May 2007 Oct 2008 Sept 2011
Jan 2005 Jan 2006 June 2007 Feb 2009 Oct 2011
Feb 2005 Feb 2006 Sept 2007 May 2009 March 2012
Mar 2005 Mar 2006 Oct 2007 July 2009 June 2012
April 2005 June 2006 Nov 2007 Oct 2009  
May 2005 July 2006 Feb 2008 Jan 2010 Nov 2010  


Meeting Schedule

The public is invited to attend.
Meetings are held at 7pm every second Thursday of the month at:

Parkview Hills Clubhouse

3707 Greenleaf Circle
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008



Property & Council Framework Documents

By-Laws of the Policy and Management Council of the Asylum Lake Preserve

Asylum Lake Preserve Declaration of Conservation Restrictions

Asylum Lake Preserve Management Framework

Public Acts 1976 - No.272




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