Board of Directors

Charles Ballard

BOARD CHAIR

Charles Ballard

Professor
Department of Economics
Michigan State University

Robert Swanson

IMMEDIATE PAST BOARD CHAIR

Robert Swanson

Retired Director
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth

Sonia Harb

VICE CHAIR

Sonia Harb

Director
Technical Assistance Center
University of Michigan School of Social Work

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TREASURER

Robert Kleine

Interim Director
MSU Center for Local Finance and Policy

Gilda Jacobs

SECRETARY

Gilda Z. Jacobs

President/CEO
Michigan League for Public Policy

BOARD MEMBER

Ann Kalass

CEO
Starfish Family Services

BOARD MEMBER

Richard Chang

CEO
NewFoundry

BOARD MEMBER

Martha Gonzalez-Cortes

Vice President
Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Cynthia Rowell

BOARD MEMBER

Cynthia Rowell

Program Director
Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation

BOARD MEMBER

Andrea Lyn Hansen

Partner
Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn

J Jamerson

BOARD MEMBER

Ja’Nel Jamerson

Executive Director
Community Foundation of Greater Flint

David Hecker

BOARD MEMBER

David Hecker

President
AFT Michigan

BOARD MEMBER

Sheilah Clay

Director, Training Quality & Retention
Mayor’s Office, City of Detroit

Dennis Paradis

BOARD MEMBER

Dennis Paradis

Executive Director
Michigan Health and Policy Forum

BOARD MEMBER

Nancy Duncan

Retired Deputy State Budget Director
Michigan State Budget Office

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BOARD MEMBER

Bill Rustem

Retired President
Public Sector Consultants

BOARD MEMBER

Sarida Scott

Program Officer
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

BOARD MEMBER

Dan Little

Professor
University of Michigan

BOARD MEMBER

Denise Boucke

COO
Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan

BOARD MEMBER

Alycia Meriweather

Deputy Superintendent
Detroit Public Schools Community District

BOARD MEMBER

Danielle Smith Parker

CEO & Founder
Detroit Maid

BOARD MEMBER

Jorge Gonzalez

Director
Start Garden

BOARD MEMBER

Edgar Vann III

Vice President
Diversity & Inclusion Manger, TCF Bank

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