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Board and Staff

Our Board of Directors and staff members passionately care for the hundreds of children and families we serve as well as ensure responsible management and long-term sustainability of Methodist Children’s Home Society. The efforts of our staff and board members allow us to remain viable and thrive, now, for more than a century of caring for Michigan’s most vulnerable children. Because of this team of individuals who are committed to results, we are excited about our next 100 years of commitment to our community!

Our Board of Directors and staff members passionately care for the hundreds of children and families

Senior Executive and Leadership Team

Kevin Roach

CEO

Melissa Fernandez, LMSW

Chief Operating Officer

Melissa Fernandez, LMSW

Chief Operating Officer

Stephanie Trotter, MBA

Chief Financial Office

Stephanie Trotter, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Kathryn Woodstock, MHSA

Chief Development Officer

Kathryn Woodstock, MHSA

Chief Development Officer

Carolynn Dougherty, MA LPC

Director of Clinical Services

Carolynn Dougherty, MA LPC

Director of Clinical Services

Emily Foreman

Emily Foreman, LMSW

Director of Community Programs

Emily Foreman, LMSW

Director of Community Programs

FLA Principal Adrian Johnson

Adrian Johnson, Ed.S.

Fostering Leadership Academy Principal

Adrian Johnson, Ed.S.

Fostering Leadership Academy Principal

Rachel Martoia

Director of Administrative Services

Rachel Martoia

Director of Administrative Services

Kimberly O'Neal

Kimberly O'Neal

Director of Strategy and Program Development

Kimberly O'Neal

Director of Strategy and Program Development

Samantha Reid, LMSW

Director of Residential Services

Samantha Reid, LMSW

Director of Residential Services

Stephanie Sears, LLMSW

Director of Child Welfare Programs

Stephanie Sears, LLMSW

Director of Child Welfare Programs

Danielle Stevens, LLMSW

Director of Licensing

Danielle Stevens, LLMSW

Director of Licensing

Carissa St. Laurent, MSW

Director of Children Services

Carissa St. Laurent, MSW

Director of Children Services

Carolyn Watson

Carolyn Watson

Director of Marketing

Carolyn Watson

Director of Marketing

Board of Directors

Bill Johnston

Director

Carrie Russell

Director

Christine Weemhoff

Treasurer

Dr. Doug Ross

President

Eric Pelton

Vice President

Jay Brown

Director

Juli Stephens

Secretary

Marianne Conner

Director

Peter Bowen

Past-President

Rev. William Amundsen

Director

Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue

Director

Sherry O'Neal

Director

Tom Wegehaupt

Director

MCHS Supporting Organization Board of Directors

John Price

Director

Les Ryckman

Director

Mike Harris

Director

Steve Rowley

Director

Steve Vessels

Director

Champions for Children - Business Advisory Board

Austin Kendall

Clement Vijayakumar

John McDowell

Jennifer Bauer

Samantha Smigelski

Warren Hudson

Steve Carey

Steve Rowley

Director

Senior Executive and Leadership Team

MCHS Supporting Organization Board of Directors

Champions for Children - Business Advisory Board

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