News Flash

Home - Latest News

Posted on: September 21, 2020

Mayor Andy Schor Welcomes New City Treasurer

Desiree Kirkland Headshot 2020

Mayor Andy Schor today announced his appointment of Desiree A. Kirkland as Lansing’s next Treasurer and Income Tax Administrator. Ms. Kirkland will begin her role as Treasurer on Monday, September 28, 2020.  

“Desiree Kirkland is a tremendously qualified financial professional and has also been an active community leader in the City for decades. I’m thrilled to appoint her as the City Treasurer, and welcome her to my executive team,” said Mayor Schor. "Her years of professional experience at both the state and local level uniquely positions her for this role and will allow her to be an effective administrator from day one." 

Desiree has a long career in both the public and private sectors. She previously served as a Grant Accountant within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Contract and Financial Manager at the Ingham County Health Department, and the Business Administrator for Tabernacle of David Church. She’s also served as an Internal Auditor at the Michigan Supreme Court, Chief Deputy Treasurer with Ingham County and served as an Accounting Instructor at Lansing Community College. 

“Considering others with kindness is especially important in the world of finance and funding where stressors can be high," said Kirkland. "I am excited about this new opportunity to live each day choosing kindness as we accomplish important goals for the people of the City of Lansing.”   

Desiree earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Ferris State University, Master’s degree in Christian Leadership from Grand Canyon University and she is currently pursuing a MBA from Davenport University.  She is a Certified Public Funds Investment Manager and a Michigan Certified Professional Treasurer. 

Press Release
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Home - Latest News

Juneteenth Announcement

Posted on: June 18, 2020

City of Lansing Parking Update

Posted on: May 15, 2020
Screen Shot 2020-03-19 at 2.40.53 PM

Lansing Parks Remain Open

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Income Tax Payment Locations

Posted on: March 17, 2020

54-A DISTRICT COURT EMERGENCY STATUS

Posted on: March 15, 2020

City of Lansing 2019 Tax Season

Posted on: January 30, 2020

CART Christmas Tree Collection

Posted on: December 23, 2019
Survey Results[3]

Resident Survey Results Released

Posted on: December 19, 2019

Overnight Parking Allowed with Permit

Posted on: December 16, 2019
YARD WASTE COLLECTION (3)

Seasonal Yard Waste Collection Update

Posted on: December 5, 2019