In addition to providing planning and community development services to northeast Minnesota, ARDC is designated as the Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging and as the Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council.
The Arrowhead Regional Development Commission (ARDC) serves as a regional planning agency and planning consultant working to further Northeast Minnesota as a great place to live, work, play, and learn.
The Arrowhead Area Agency on Aging (AAAA) works as a catalyst in building communities where seniors live with dignity, mutual respect, and shared responsibilities across generations and cultures.
The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (DSMIC) supports policy decisions and multi-modal infrastructure projects that provide effective transportation in the Duluth-Superior metropolitan area.
ARDC’s department directors lead staff to bring communities, residents, and agencies together with the goal of a better Northeast Minnesota for all.
Andy Hubley, AICP, leads ARDC’s rural and small urban land use and transportation planning efforts. He is certified by the American Institute of Certified Planners.
Kristi Kane coordinates AAAA’s efforts in planning, technical support, and development of aging services for the seven-county Arrowhead Region of Minnesota.
Ron Chicka, AICP, directs the DSMIC’s overall administrative functions and project oversight. He serves on a number of national transportation related committees.