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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 staff members passionately care for the hundreds of children and families

Senior Executive and Leadership Team

Kevin Roach

Chief Executive Officer

Kevin Roach

Chief Executive Officer

Stephanie Trotter, MBA

Chief Financial Office

Stephanie Trotter, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Carolyn Watson

Chief Advancement Officer

Carolyn Watson

Chief Advancement Officer

Katrina Edmon, LMSW

Director of Transitional Housing

Katrina Edmon, LMSW

Interim Chief Operating Officer

Antonio Armstrong

Director of Behavioral Health

Antonio Armstrong, LMSW

Director of Clinical Services

Jessica Fessler

Fostering Leadership Academy Principal

Jessica Fessler

Fostering Leadership Academy Principal

Xaviar Jaramillo

Director of Food Services

Xaviar Jaramillo

Director of Food Service

Starkisha Jenkins

Director of Licensing

Starkisha Jenkins

Director of Licensing

Tree Lipar

Director of Senior Services

Tree Lipar

Director of Senior Services

Rachel Martoia

Director of Administrative Services

Rachel Martoia

Director of Administrative Services

Stephanie Sears, LLMSW

Director of Child Welfare Programs

Stephanie Sears, LLMSW

Director of Child Welfare Programs

Carissa St. Laurent, MSW

Director of The Fowler Center

Carissa St. Laurent, MSW

Director of The Fowler Center

Board of Directors

Rev. William Amundsen

Director

Jay Brown

Director

Rev. Dr. Charles Boayue

Director

Staci Chambers

Director

Kathy Donovan

Director

David Mannarino

Director

Van Nguyen

Director

Sherry O'Neal, J.D.

Director

Eric Pelton, J.D.

Vice President

Kevin Roach

Director & CEO

Dr. Doug Ross

President

Carrie Russell

Director

Sue Sabo

Director

Juli Stephens

Secretary

Christine Weemhoff

Treasurer

MCHS Supporting Organization Board of Director

John Price

Director

Les Ryckman

Director

Mike Harris

Director

Kevin Roach

Director & CEO

Steve Vessels

Director

Austin Kendall

Director

Board Committee Volunteers

Rev. William Amundsen

Jennifer Bauer

Rick Hart

Anna Ruth Kendall

Tracy Malloy

John McDowell

Van Nguyen

Dr. Doug Ross

Sue Sabo

Samantha Smigelski

Juli Stephens

Senior Executive and Leadership Team

MCHS Supporting Organization Board of Directors

Champions for Children - Business Advisory Board

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