Board of Directors


Our Board of Directors and our Advisors play a critical role in our success as an organization. Through monthly meetings and countless volunteer hours, their diverse skill set contributes to our constant innovation and expansion. If you are interested in joining the Board, please contact Kathy Losinski at


Barb Cenko, President
Former President - Rochester Community Schools Board of Ed.

Karen Charles, Vice President
Former Global Program Manager - Hewlett-Packard

Larry Heck, Treasurer
Finance Manager - Ford Motor Company

Christine Hage, Secretary
Executive Director - Rochester Hills Public Library

Leanna Kavanagh
CPA - Self-Employed

Donna Kopinski               
Former CFO - Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Brad McCardell
Interior Engineering - FCA North America

Carolyn Phelps
Former Township Clerk - Oakland Township

Jane Ritchie
Space Planner, Spaces by Jane

Kay Smith
Former Deputy Clerk - Oakland Township

Joe Soncrant     
Christian Service Coordinator - St. Andrew Catholic Church


Dean Bachmann
Training Operations Manager - Ford Credit

Cheryl Bida
CPA, Gordon Advisors, P.C.

Pat Botkin
Former Managing Director - Talmer Bank & Trust

Sonya Brooks

Don Cleveland

Doree Cook

Maura Cook, JD, MBA
At Large

Judy DeSteiger

Cherrill Flynn
Former Special Educator in Early Childhood Education

Elaine Hernandez
Former Manager, General Accounting - Meritor Automotive, Inc.

Viola Landry

Stephanie Riley
Former Director of Lowry Center - Oakland University

Dan Ring

Capital Campaign Committee

Pat Botkin, Co-Chair
Former Managing Director - Talmer Bank & Trust

Joanna VanRaaphorst, Co-Chair
Business Owner - Paul VanRaaphorst DDS, MS, PC

Barbara Cenko  
President - Neighborhood House

Maura Cook, JD, MBA

Shirley Gofrank, CPA
Former Principal - Mattina, Kent & Gibbons, P.C.

Kay Smith
Former Deputy Clerk - Oakland Township

Dr. Mary Beth Snyder    
Former Vice President - Oakland University

Kathy Losinski
Executive Director - Neighborhood House

Jaymes Vettraino
Director, Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Rochester College