Board of Directors 2019-2020

Officers

Jeff Hertrich, Chairperson
Deputy General Counsel
AF Group

Brandie F. Ekren, Chairperson-Elect
General Counsel
Lansing Board of Water & Light

Helen Lizzie Mills, Past Chairperson
Attorney
Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC

Sam Davis, Secretary
Michigan High School Athletic Association

Carol Giacoletto, Treasurer
Retired
JP Morgan Chase Bank

Directors

Rebecca Bednarski
Lead-Quality Assurance
Jackson National Life Insurance

Anne Brown
Planning and Project Controls Manager
Christman Constructors, Inc.

Mark DeLuca
Attorney/CPA
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC

Robert Easterly
Attorney
Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC

John Evans
Retired Court Administrator
Livingston Circuit/Probate Court

Carrie S. Ihrig Freeman
Attorney at Law/Partner
Grua, Tupper & Young, PLC

Erika Fussman
Compliance Manager
MSU Federal Credit Union

Matthew J. Greenberg
Attorney
Miller Canfield

Karen Johns
Retired
Department of Health and Human Services

Tim Johnson
CEO
Eaton Rapids Medical Center

‚ÄčMark Kellogg
Shareholder
Fraser Trebilcock Davis & Dunlap, P.C.

Chivon Kloepfer
Anchor
WLNS TV 6

Andy Kurncz, Director
Performance Management, Emerging Markets – BCBS
Accident Fund

Fran Loose
Retired
Michigan Department of Education

Mable Martin-Scott
Assistant Dean of Lansing Campus and Professor
WMU-Cooley Law School

Kris McVicar
Assistant Sales Manager, Home Mortgage
Citizens Bank

Nannette Norwood
Retired
MDOC

Matthew Nowak
Attorney at Law
The Probate Pro PLC

Tom Reder, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Regional Business Segment Manager
Bergmann Associates

Claudia Remenar
Retired
Dart Foundation

Tanda Reynolds
Retired
Department of Health and Human Services

Mike Sheets
President
Lyman & Sheets Insurance Agency

Chris Simpson
Veterans Administration
Indianapolis Fiduciary Hub

Peter Tratt
CPA
Plante Moran

James "Woody" Woodfork, Jr.
Student Support Specialist
Lansing School District

Directors Emeritus

Hon. Robert L. Drake*
Derwood L. Boyd*
Frank L. Guerriero*
Jo Hacker
Harold E. Hicks*
Dr. Olivia I. Letts
Mary McCarthy*
Shirley L. Richards*
Grant A. Santimore*
Duane R. Vernon
Malcolm M. Williams*

*deceased

Senior Leadership

Brian Philson, L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W.
President & Chief Executive Officer

Timothy M. Monroe, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., A.C.S.W., D.C.S.W.
Vice President

Lara Hewson, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., IMH-E® (III)
Director of Community Services

Laura Jurasek, BA
Acting Director of Fund Development

Chris Robinson, M.S.W., L.M.S.W.
Director of Residential Services

Edward St. John, MBA
Director of Finance