Board of Directors

Thank you to our Board of Directors for your invaluable guidance, unwavering commitment, and tireless effort towards advancing our organization’s mission. Your leadership and dedication have been instrumental in achieving our goals and making a positive impact on our community. We appreciate your continued support and look forward to working with you to achieve even greater success in the future.

Michelle Covington
Michelle Covington
Scholarship Co-Chair

ICCF Community Homes,
Vice President of Advancement

Steven de Polo
Steven de Polo
Mentorship Committee

Hope Network Foundation,
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Ashley Diersch
Ashley Diersch, CFRE

Kids’ Food Basket,
Vice President Of Development

Jill Dooley
Jill Dooley, MBA
Program Committee

Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors,
Corporate Relations Lead

Angela Freier
Angela Freier
Membership Co-Chair

Development Director,
Conductive Learning Center

Kristen Gootjes
Kristen Gootjes
Scholarship Co-Chair

The Breton Group,
Senior Consultant

Ken Greschak
Ken Greschak CFRE
Kalamazoo Liaison

Friendship Village of Kalamazoo,
Director of Fund Development & Life Enrichment

Tatum hawkins
Tatum Hawkins
IDEA Chair

Woman’s Resource Center,
Director of Development & Communications

Sarah Hotchkiss
Sarah Hotchkiss, MBA, CFRE
President-Elect, Communication Chair

Habitat for Humanity of Kent County,
Director of Development and Communications

Kristin Long
Kristin Long, MPA, CFRE, CAP®
Mentorship Chair

Lead Foundation Specialist,
Corewell Health West Michigan Foundation

Steve Ozinga
Steve Ozinga, MBA, MPA
Ex-official, NPD Chair

Philanthropy Director,
Van Andel Institute

Abby Reeg
Abby Reeg, MA, CFRE
Program Chair

Grand Haven Area Community Foundation,
Director of Advancement & Donor Services 

melissa Summers
Melissa “Missy” Summers
Membership/IDEA Chair

Executive Director,
Festival of the Arts

Deb O'Donnell
Deb O’Donnell
Chapter Administrator I

Aquinas College,
Advancement Coordinator