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President's Office

Veronica Blair

Executive Office Assistant

Mariam Noland


Governance and Operations

Matthew Lewis

Director, Governance and Operations

Gwen Macklin


Livia Slebodnik

Office Manager


Lenzi Abma

Scholarship Coordinator

Katie Brisson

Vice President, Program

Marty Calvert

Program Assistant

Karen Gartrell

Program Assistant

Freyja Harris

Freyja Harris

Project Director

Kamilah Henderson

Senior Program Officer

Hannah McLaughlin

Program Officer, Michigan Opioid Partnership

Surabhi Pandit

Surabhi Pandit

Senior Program Officer

Harmony Rhodes

Program Associate

Sarah Wedepohl

Director, Health Initiatives

Tom Woiwode

Director, GreenWays Initiative

New Economy Initiative

Mary Fulmer

Program Officer

Don Jones

Associate Director

Pam Lewis


Angelina Starceski

Communications Associate

Philanthropic Services

Emily Angyal

Philanthropic Services Officer

Laura Brownfield

General Counsel

Stephanie Glazier

Philanthropic Services Assistant

Nicole MacMillan

Operations Manager

Brandon Parker

Philanthropic Services Assistant

Randy Ross

Associate Director, Donor Engagement

Melanie Speelman

Philanthropic Services Assistant

Finance and Administration

Patrick Carr

Information Services Officer

Nancy Gerhardt Davies

Director, Human Resources

Ryan Krueckeberg

Grants Manager

Karen Leppanen

Vice President

Jenilyn Norman

Vice President, Finance and Administration

Betty Phillips

Finance Assistant

Marlene Rencher

Grant Assistant

Monique Sims

Information & Database Manager

Brad Westlake


Julia Zack


Marketing and Communications

Sheryl G. Arb

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Kate Baudeloque

Event and Marketing Specialist

Ashley Collins

Digital Communications Officer

Jack VanAssche

Digital Media Specialist

Jeff Waraniak

Communications Officer