2013-14 Board Fellows and Nonprofit Partners
Alternative for Girls—www.alternativesforgirls.org
Alternatives For Girls helps homeless and high-risk girls and young women avoid violence, teen pregnancy and exploitation, and helps them to explore and access the support, resources and opportunities necessary to be safe, to grow strong and to make positive choices in their lives.
- Lauren Burdette, MPP
- Lauren Emerson*, MSW
- Caitlin Goddard*, MPP
- Trish Leung, MBA
Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation—www.aapsef.org
AAPSEF is committed to helping all Ann Arbor Public School students achieve their highest potential by providing community support for innovative and excellent educational opportunities within the Ann Arbor Public Schools.
- Sheela Linstrum, MA
- Jourdan Sutton, MBA/MA
Ann Arbor SPARK—www.annarborusa.org
Ann Arbor SPARK will be the driving force in establishing the Ann Arbor Region as a desired place for business expansion and location by identifying and meeting the needs of business at every stage, from those that are established to those working to successfully commercialize innovations.
- David Wise, MBA
- Kelvin Vuong*, MPP
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County
The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Washtenaw County is to match children with postive role models who offer them guidance and support in growing socially, emotionally and academically.
FAR Conservatory of Therapeutic and Performing Arts —www.farconservatory.org
FAR Conservatory promotes understanding and provides education for children and adults with special needs through
therapeutic opportunities in the arts, recreation and leisure that enrich its students, their families and the greater community.
- Stephanie Bernabe, MBA
- Abigail Robinson, MSW
Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan—www.girlsontherunsemi.org
Girls on the Run of Southeastern Michigan inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.
Growing Hope helps people improve their lives and communities through gardening and healthy food access. Growing Hope fosters learning, improves nutrition, encourages self-reliance, and promotes positive community futures
- Kenneth Johnson, MBA/MS
- Matt Warfield, MSW
Health Emergency Lifeline Programs—www.helpoffice.org
HELP's mission is to empower, through the provision of resources and education, with respect and integrity, HIV positive members of our community to live healthy, productive lives.
- Luke Horner, MPP
- Judith Margolin, MPP
HIV/AIDS Resource Center—www.hivaidsresource.org
HARC's mission is to provide HIV related services to their community through compassionate direct care, prevention and outreach activities.
- Grace Adofoli, MSW
- Eve Burstein, MBA/MPH
IHN at Alpha House—www.alphahouse-ihn.org
IHN at Alpha House provides temporary shelter, food and support services in a caring atmosphere of dignity and safety. More than providing just a bed and a roof for families, their goal is to support the families in securing and maintaining their own home.
- Deborah Rosenstein, MPH
- Jaime Ziegler, MBA
Leslie Science & Nature Center—www.lesliesnc.org
The Leslie Science & Nature Center provides environmental education and experiences for children, families, and other individuals to honor and perpetuate the legacy of Dr. and Mrs. Eugene Leslie by fostering understanding, appreciation, stewardship and respect for the natural world.
Livingston County United Way—www.lcunitedway.org
LCUW's mission is to be a catalyst for community change, identifying our most critical needs and mobilizing the resources to meet those needs.
Michigan Ability Partners (MAP)—www.mapagency.org
MAP partners with veterans and people who have disabilities in support of their self-directed transformation to self-sufficiency.
- Niketa Brar Kurstin, MPP
- Eric Lally, MBA
Neighborhood Service Organization—www.nso-mi.org
Always Within Reach, NSO is a diverse human service agency that compassinately reach out to people, empowering them to improve their lives.
- Conor McKay, MPP
- Emily Mueller*, MSW
Nonprofit Enterprise at Work—www.new.org
NEW’s mission is to help nonprofits succeed by strengthening nonprofit management and by offering solutions to issues facing our nonprofit community..
- Dakota Korth, MBA
- Danielle Schmutz, MSW
Ozone House is a community based nonprofit that helps youth lead safe, healthy and productive lives through intensive prevention and intervention services.
Plymouth Historical Society—www.plymouthhistory.org
The Plymouth Historical Museum is dedicated to preserving, teaching, and presenting history through inspiring exhibits, programs, and archival materials.
Salvation Army of Eastern Michigan—www.salmich.org
The Salvation Army is a faith-based organization dedicated to serving people in need without discrimination.
- Amy Navvab, MSW
- Aneeta Pearson, MSW
SOS Community Services—www.soscs.org
SOS promotes housing stability and family self-sufficiency through collaboration, care and respect.
Think Local First—www.thinklocalfirst.net
Think Local First supports and cultivates locally-owned, independent businesses in Washtenaw County, Michigan that are committed to making their community a healthier and more vibrant place to live.
- Jonathan Kaylor, MBA
- Gillean Kitchen, MPP
United Way of Washtenaw County—www.uwgive.org
The United Way of Washtenaw County connects people, resources and organizations together to create a thriving community for everyone.
University of Michigan Credit Union—www.umcu.org
University of Michigan Credit Union provides quality financial services that meet the present and future financial needs to their member-owners.
- Christopher Rutledge, MBA
* Denotes 2012-2013 Board Fellows who have extended their Board Fellowship through 2013-2014.
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