Collins joins DDA?as promotions and events coordinator

MARQUETTE – Samantha Collins has joined the staff of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority (DDA) as the promotions and events coordinator.

In this position Collins is responsible for planning and implementing the marketing, promotions, activities and events for Marquette’s Downtown District.

According to executive director, Mona Lang, “We are thrilled to have Samantha join our team. She will be instrumental in helping to increase awareness and further develop a positive image for the downtown district.”

Collins received her Bachelor’s Degree from Northern Michigan University in Entertainment and Sports Promotion (Public Relations) and Communication Studies.

Prior to joining the Marquette DDA, she worked for Lake Superior Hospice as the director of volunteers and Outreach. She currently serves as a member of the YMCA Board of Directors. Samantha lives in Marquette with her husband Dusty.