Jordyn Sellek, CWW Executive Director
Jordyn Sellek has been CWW’s Executive Director and 911 Coordinator since October 2015, and served as assistant director since 2013. Under Sellek’s leadership Western Wayne County recently implemented text-to-911 for its 700,000 residents. Prior to joining CWW, Sellek worked for a decade in local, county and state government, including the Michigan House of Representatives, Michigan Senate, and Wayne County Commission. Sellek serves on the Growth Works Board of Directors and the Livonia Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee. She plays a key role in coordinating efforts on policy initiatives affecting local government such as public safety, revenue sharing, juvenile justice, tax policy and road funding.
Laura Haynes, CWW Assistant Director
Ms. Haynes came to CWW as Assistant Director in January 2016. Prior to taking on this role, Ms. Haynes spent five years working for the Michigan Legislature. Most recently, she served as Director of Constituent Relations and Community Resources for a State Senator. Ms. Haynes is responsible for monitoring and tracking legislation, meeting with legislators and their staff and working to advance the mission of CWW. Her primary legislative responsibilities include local government, public safety, transportation, taxes, and economic development.
Kim Wellwood, CWW Administrative Assistant
Ms. Wellwood started working in local government when she was hired by the City of Wayne in 1995 as the Administrative Assistant for the Community Development Department. Some of the tasks she was responsible for included preparing meeting packets for the Planning Commission, assisting businesses going through the Site Plan process, and working with the DDA and several other boards and commissions. Her favorite part of working at City Hall was being able to be an information resource to the public and all other city departments.
Kim started at CWW in 2013. Her largest project is the annual CWW Municipal Salary Survey, which encompasses many months of requesting information and compiling the data received. She interfaces with elected officials and staff from the CWW communities in planning for the monthly CWW Board Meetings, prepares meeting packets, and takes minutes at the meetings. Kim assists non-CWW communities that wish to join the CWW Firefighter Testing Program, and helps testing candidates who have questions about the program. She works with several chambers of commerce and processes payments from businesses wishing to attend the annual Western Wayne Business Leadership Banquet. Kim thoroughly enjoys working with local government and is happy to still be doing so at the Conference of Western Wayne.