Our Board of Directors work diligently to bring quality mental health, addiction treatment, and children’s services to those in need. With representatives from varying parts of our community, our Board helps guide the organization to widespread, meaningful impact.

Board of Directors

Lori Foor

President

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

Melissa Hartridge

Vice President

BUSINESS OWNER
Kalamazoo Plastics/Social Worker

Colleen Semler

Immediate Past President

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER/PHARMACIST

Dr. Susan Bannon

Secretary

PHYSICIAN/PROFESSOR
WMU School of Medicine

Fred Einspahr

Treasurer

RETIRED PRESIDENT
CEO SWMI Innovations Center

Joel Pellowe

SALES MANAGER
Cornerstone Technologies

Wei Wang

ATTORNEY
Miller Johnson

Kelley Watson

DIRECTOR OF SALES
Trupanion

Nancy Anderson

REALTOR
Berkshire Hathaway

Melanie Kelley

STUDENT + COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

Susan Terranella

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING
MRC Industries

Dr. Melinda Gruber

VP MEDICAL GROUP & CONTINUED CARE
Corewell Health South

 

Blanca Ramirez, LMSW-Clinical

DEPUTY DIRECTOR FOR CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service

Kelly Rybicki

PROGRAM MANAGER
Bethany Christian Services

Josh Rohs

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

Christina Anthony

OPERATIONS MANAGER + PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
Kalamazoo County Health And Community Services

BOARD MEMBERS EMERITI

Elizabeth Upjohn Mason

Janice M. Brown, Ed.D.

Otto Kreuzer

The Honorable William G. Schma

Scott Levene, Service Dates 5/23/2013 – 12/15/2022

JOIN OUR BOARD

Make a difference!

Community Healing Centers in Kalamazoo, MI, is seeking dedicated individuals with a passion for helping children, adults and families heal from the trauma of abuse, addiction and behavioral and mental health disorders to join our Board. If you’re looking for an opportunity to contribute to the well-being of our community, this is it!

  • Seeking individuals with a dedication to mental health and substance abuse services for children and adults

  • Ideal candidates will be active participants, work collaboratively with the CEO and Board members, and be willing to dedicate time and energy to the organization’s mission and goals.

  • Willingness to participate in Board meetings, committee work, and fundraising initiatives is essential. Openness to ongoing learning and growth as a Board member is expected.

  • Ideal candidates will have varying backgrounds, bringing diverse perspectives and skill sets to the Board.

  • Welcome Board members with connections to the local community and experience in advocacy, policymaking, or leadership roles.

  • Seeking individuals committed to promoting equity and inclusivity in all aspects of the organization’s operations and services.

  • Must be willing to demonstrate a 100% giving mindset: We seek board members who are passionate about the organization’s mission and committed to making a difference in the community. Giving means more than just financial contributions; it involves actively engaging in the organization’s fundraising efforts and dedicating time, energy, and expertise to support our goals.

Interested? Contact Nancy Anderson at nancyanderson0441@gmail.com