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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 SPARKwww.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 www.bbbswashtenaw.org
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.

  • Chelsea Landry*, MSW

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 Michiganwww.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.

  • Maab Ibrahim, MPP

Growing Hopewww.growinghope.net
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 Programswww.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.

  • Rey Goicochea, MPP

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.

  • Stephanie Porowski, MA

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 Organizationwww.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 Housewww.ozonehouse.org
Ozone House is a community based nonprofit that helps youth lead safe, healthy and productive lives through intensive prevention and intervention services.

  • Hannah Curtis, MPH

Plymouth Historical Societywww.plymouthhistory.org
The Plymouth Historical Museum is dedicated to preserving, teaching, and presenting history through inspiring exhibits, programs, and archival materials.

  • Gavin Kuangparichat, MBA

Salvation Army of Eastern Michiganwww.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 Serviceswww.soscs.org
SOS promotes housing stability and family self-sufficiency through collaboration, care and respect.

  • Leila Yosef, MPP

Think Local Firstwww.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 Countywww.uwgive.org
The United Way of Washtenaw County connects people, resources and organizations together to create a thriving community for everyone.

  • Xavier Monroe, MA

University of Michigan Credit Unionwww.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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