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


Christine Hage, President
Executive Director - Rochester Hills Public Library

Leanna Kavanagh, Vice President
CPA - Self-Employed

Donna Kopinski, Treasurer               
Former CFO - Crittenton Hospital Medical Center

Brad McCardell, Secretary
Interior Engineering - FCA North America

Cheryl Bida
CPA, Gordon Advisors, P.C.

Pat Botkin
Former Managing Director - Talmer Bank & Trust

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

Peter Grady
Managing Partner, Griggs Street Partners 

Jane Ritchie
Space Planner, Spaces by Jane

Kay Smith
Former Deputy Clerk - Oakland Township


Dean Bachmann
Training Operations Manager - Ford Credit

Don Cleveland

Doree Cook

Judy DeSteiger

Judy Digham

Leigh Ann Grubbs

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

Ray Lucas

Carolyn Phelps
Former Township Clerk - Oakland Township

Stephanie Riley
Former Director of Lowry Center - Oakland University

Capital Campaign Committee

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

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

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

Michelle Bueltel
Volunteer Representative