View More: http://kimegedusphotography.pass.us/lakeshorenewstaff2016The new year brings new faces to the West Michigan Airport Authority board. One of the newest board members, Beth Blanton, will represent the City of Zeeland. Blanton is Director of Engagement at Lakeshore Advantage and is responsible for managing external events and programs specifically developed to cultivate ideas, share information and position the region for continued economic success. Beth is looking forward to serving on the WMAA board as it is a vital community asset and economic driver for the region.

Beth, her husband and three children live in Zeeland. She attended Hope College and received her  BA in Business Administration and Communications.