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Our Board of Directors

Ronald Simpson-Bey – President

Just Leadership USA, Returning Citizen

Melanie Odom - Vice President

Philanthropy Strategist

Eric Sturk, CPA – Treasurer

Roy, Noye & Associates

Fonsea Bagchi

Youth Board Member

David (Dave) Bartek

Nonprofit Executive

Eric Reed

Executive Director, SAY Detroit Play Center

John Broad

Retired, President, Crime Stoppers of Michigan

Linda Edwards-Brown

Retired, Washtenaw County Juvenile Court Administrator

Melanca Clark

Former President and CEO, Hudson-Webber Foundation

Michelle Rowser


CEO, Insight Youth and Family Connections

Paul Elam, Ph.D.

Chief Strategy Officer, Michigan Public Health Institute

Pura Strong, MSW

Chairperson, Michigan Juvenile Justice Advisory Council

Sandra Medina

Real Estate; Member, Michigan Juvenile Justice Advisory Council

William "Chuck" Jackson, Ph.D.

Department Director

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