Chad Allee


Transformational Choices Holistic Therapy & Counseling

Suzi Coghlan

Vice Chair

Parent; Co-Founder SRSLY

Suzi Coghlan is the Director of the Coghlan Family Foundation. The Foundation has helped to create and financially support a number of programs including: SRSLY- A community coalition established in 2008 to prevent destructive behavior in youth, Special Days Camps- A camp for children with cancer and their siblings and The Coghlan Family Craniofacial Fellowship- A fellowship providing an additional year of education specializing in craniofacial patients within the University of Michigan’s Orthodontics program. Suzi has been on the Board of Directors of WACC for 3 years. As a mother of 3 daughters, she is an advocate for children and families. Suzi lives in Saline with her husband Michael.

Sharon Stemple


Controller, Translume, Inc.

Nancy Krzesicki


Interior Designer, By Design Interiors

Nancy is an Interior Designer, and owner of By Design Interiors for 20 years. Married with two grown girls, I was invited to the spring breakfast event and after hearing the wonderful programs that WACC has to offer our communities, I knew I wanted to get involved.I enjoy travel, reading and spending time with Family. Looking forward becoming a more active member of WACC.

Thomas L. Atkins, M.D., PLLC

Child and Adult Psychiatric Care

Thomas Atkins is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working in his own practice in downtown Ann Arbor. Previously Thomas worked in Northern California as a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. Throughout his career Thomas has worked to create safe spaces for vulnerable populations. Thomas lives in Ann Arbor with his wife, Leticia, and their two boys.

Det. Thomas Boivin

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office

Det. Boivin is a Detective with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University and he has been with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office for 17 years. He currently is a Detective with the Department and specializes in investigating any Crimes Against children complaints which will include Sexual Assaults, Neglect and Abuse, or any infant injury or deaths that appear to be unexplainable after consulting the Doctors. Tm lives with his wife, Amanda and three children.

April Carlston

CPS Prevention Specialist

Washtenaw County DHS

Neal Elyakin

Washtenaw Intermediate School District

Neal is a Special Education Administrator for the Washtenaw Intermediate School District. He has been a teacher, consultant and administrator in special education since 1985. He’s been involved in non-profit organizations at local, state and national levels in education and advocacy. Neal lives in Ann Arbor with his wife Bunky and his two children; his daughter is a junior at Western Michigan University and his son is an 8th grader at Forsythe Middle School.

Howard Holmes II

Chelsea Milling Company

Sherri Goff

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Sherri Goff has lived in the Dexter area for 8 years. She has worked in healthcare as a Registered Respiratory Therapist for the past 25+ years and is currently employed at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Sherri has three children ranging in age from college to elementary school. She looks forward to serving on the Board and helping make all of our children safer and healthier.

Deborah Jones

Bank of Ann Arbor

Deborah Jones is currently Vice President at Bank of Ann Arbor – Trust and Investment Management Group. Deb is responsible for 403(b) University Retirement and Advisory Services. Deb began her financial services career with the former Huron Valley National Bank, which was located at the current Fifth Avenue location of Bank of Ann Arbor. She has successfully assisted high net worth individuals and families preserve and grow their wealth through financial, retirement, estate, investment advice and planning through her previous employment with the First of America, Comerica Bank and most, recently, TIAA-CREF. She is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and is currently enrolled in the Certificate of Financial Planning program. Deb and her husband, Steve, along with their two sons, Aaron and Brandon, have lived in Ann Arbor for more than 30 years.

Martha Kerr

Abuse Prevention and Child Protection Team Coordinator, U of M

Martha Kerr is the Abuse Prevention Initiative and Child Protection Team Coordinator at the University of Michigan Health System. She has been a social worker for over 30 years and received her Master in Social Work degree from Wayne State University. Martha considers herself a strong advocate for children having worked and volunteered in programs of this nature. She resides in Detroit with her family and two cats.

Kristen McCurry

Transformational Choices

Lynn McGuire

Butzel & Long Attorneys

Lynn McGuire is an attorney practicing in the field of Employee Benefits working with Butzel Long in its Ann Arbor office. She obtained her juris doctorate from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was a Student Note Editor for the Journal of College and University Law. Lynn Received a degree in Business Administration from the University of Michigan-Dearborn, graduating with Distinction. She lives in Dexter, with her husband Brian and her daughter Madeline.

Jane Nickert

Director of Nursing, WCPH

Jane Nickert is the Director of Nursing for Washtenaw County Public Health. She has been a public health nurse for over 20 years and for many years worked specifically with pregnant women and children. She received her BSN as well as her MSN and MSBA from Madonna University. Jane has worked in public health at both the state and local level. Jane has a passion for assuring the health and safety of children. She worked as the coordinator for the Michigan Department of Community Health’s Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program which afforded her the opportunity to help develop policy around protecting Michigan’s children from lead poisoning. In her current role Jane will continue to improve services dedicated to protecting Washtenaw County children. Jane is married and is the grandmother to five, Skylar, Aiden, Cash, Madison and Sophia.

Pai Meng, M.D.


Pai Meng is an Internist & Pediatrician who lives in Scio and works in Saline. As both a pediatrician and a mom, she believes in the importance of primary prevention efforts to keep kids safe.

Deborah J. Shaw

Washtenaw County Trial Court

Elizabeth Spring

Washtenaw County CSTS

Elizabeth Spring is the Program Administrator for CSTS Youth and Family Services in Washtenaw County. Services span from interventions for infants, seriously emotionally disturbed and developmentally delayed children, youth and their families. Her clinical experiences have always focused on health promotion for at risk populations targeting social and emotional health in children and adults. She values weekends enjoying time with her family, husband Chris and two daughters Jennifer and Isabella. A puppy would be a fabulous addition to the family.


Renee Adorjan
David Behen
Sheriff Jerry Clayton
Cynthia Koch
Brian Mackie
Lisa Oca