Board of Directors 2023-2024


Chad Karsten, Chairperson
Associate Attorney
Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes PLC

Robert Saxton, Secretary
Director, Enterprise Facilities & Support Services

Accident Fund

Robert Easterly, Past Chairperson
Easterly Law PLLC

Sam Davis, Secretary
Michigan High School Athletic Association

Carol Giacoletto, Treasurer
JP Morgan Chase


Dr. Carol Beals
Beals Institute

Robert Burgee
Fraser Trebilcock

Kellee Christensen 
Director of Strategic Planning
Board of Water and Light

Mark DeLuca
Senior Vice President/Senior Trust Officer
Bank of America

Amanda Denney
Senior Vice President of Experience
Elements Financial Credit Union

Jorma Duran
News Anchor
WLNS 6 News

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

Brian Gallagher
Miller Canfield

Ashley Higginson
Miller Canfield

Dan Korte
Vice President
Clark Construction

Fran Loose
Michigan Department of Education

Jarrod Lynch
CPA – Tax Manager
Plante Moran

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

Taylor Moberg
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Manager
MSU Federal Credit Union

Tom Reder, AIA
Bergmann Associates

Jeff Roman, CFP, AIF
Senior Financial Advisor 
Roman Capital Strategies

Alexander Rusek
Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC

Jacob Sabins, PE, LEED AP
Clark Trombley Randers

Gerald Sambaer
Chief Financial Officer
Dart Bank

Shannon Scholten
Managing Director of Communications and Community Relations
Accident Fund

Samantha Selleck, PHR
Talent Success Consultant
Jackson National Life Insurance Company

Kevin A. Shaw, LEED AP
Partner /Vice-President – Marketing

Capt. Anthony Stewart
Jail Administrator
Jackson County – Wesley Street Jail

Amanda Toy
VP of Membership and Partnership
Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Elisabeth Yeider
Bank Manager
Independent Bank

Directors Emeritus

Hon. Robert L. Drake*
Derwood L. Boyd*
Patricia Brown
Kenneth Frankland
Frank L. Guerriero*
Jo Hacker*
Harold E. Hicks*
Dr. Olivia I. Letts*
Richard Martin

Mary McCarthy*
Lawrence Parker

Shirley L. Richards*
Grant A. Santimore*
Duane R. Vernon*
Malcolm M. Williams*


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

Terra Chall, MA, LPC
Director of Community Services

Tyler Jones, MPA
Residential Services Director

Laura Jurasek, BA
Fund Development Director

Edward St. John, MBA
Director of Finance

Becky Womboldt, L.M.S.W.
Director of Quality and Education, Mindfulness and Meditation Coordinator


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