Board-and-Staff-update

Board of Directors

Chair: Michael Bohnsack – Bohnsack & Associates
Vice Chair: Dave Veneklase – Davenport University
Secretary: Stephanie Setterington – Varnum LLP
Treasurer: Joe Ponstein – Ernst & Young LLP

Danielle Brown – Rhoades McKee
Brian Murray – Fifth Third Bank
David Brown – Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Michigan
Cathy Cooper – Meijer
Noel Dean – Addix, LLC
Janet Nisbett – Retired, Fifth Third Bank
Carl Wiegand – Amway

 

Founders

Deb Bailey – Steelcase, Inc.
Twink Frey – Nokomis Foundation
Susan J. Smith –Freelance Writer
Along with hundreds of outstanding community members, organizations and volunteers!

President

Wendy Wigger

Leadership Team

Daryl Vogel – Vice President of Development
Dorace Van Meurs, MSW, LMSW – Clinical Program Director
Joanne Roehm – Director of Strategic Initiatives & LaughFest
Leigh Conard – Finance Director
Lindsay Jousma, MSW, LMSW – Director of Program Operations
Shawn Ruetz- Director of Development & Engagement

Staff

Auna Dwelle-Olson – Program and Admin Coordinator
Ben Mepham – Volunteer Manager
Beth Nelson, MSW, LMSW – Clinical Manager
Beth Ellen Shepherd, MSW, LMSW – Program Staff
Chris Van Raalte – Finance Assistant
Deb Graham – Administrative Staff
Emily Robertson – Kitchen Coordinator
Hannah Dayton – Marketing, Communications & Events Manager
Julie Petrie, MA – Program Staff
Kelsey Gerber – Business Manager
Lehanna Hardy, LLMSW – Program Staff
Mark Dillon – Building and Grounds Manager
Melissa Budzynski, MSW, LMSW – Program Staff
Mitchell Neubert – Sponsorship Manager
Pam Strebel – Housekeeper
Sandi Oosse, MSW, LMSW – Program Staff
Tracey Whiting, BSW – Minority Program Coordinator
Zack Berends, Project Coordinator