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Board of Directors

Student Advocacy Center has an active, passionate and committed board. 100% of board members financially support the organization. We are grateful for their time, wisdom and support.

Faye Askew-King, LMSW, Former Board Chair, former executive director of SOS Community Services

Brittney Barros, BSW, Youth Member

* Keisha Blevins, JD, Board Secretary,Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Claudette Braxton, LMSW,  Retired Educator and Field Placement Coordinator for Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work, former agency administrator and school board member.

Robyn Cook, Michigan State University student, Youth Member

Alicia Davis, JD, MBA, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, Lear Corporation

*Kaitlin Drago, CPA, MBA, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Treasurer

Amy Frontier, English Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools

Craig Hernandez, CMA,

Katie Hoener, LMSW, Washtenaw County Community Mental Health, former SAC intern and former Board Chair.

S. Max McNally-Hodgson, University of Michigan, Student, Youth Member

Maria Montoya, Community Education Commission Detroit

Peri Stone-Palmquist, LMSW, MPP, Executive Director of Student Advocacy Center.

* Rossi Ray-Taylor, Board Vice-Chair, Ph.D., President and CEO of Ray.Taylor and Associates, former school administrator

* Francisco Sánchez, Board Chair, MPP, Ph.D (abd),  Board Vice-Chair, Product Development Business Analyst, Ford Motor Company; Adjunct Professor, Washtenaw Community College and Lansing Community College.

Michael Steinberg, JD, University of Michigan Law School, formerly ACLU of Michigan

Domonique Weston, University of Michigan

Dwight Wilson, Retired school administrator


Board Emeritus:

James Hawkins, PhD, retired educator the former superintendent of Ypsilanti Public Schools.

Calvin E. Williams, PhD, retired educator

Ruth Zweifler, Student Advocacy Center founder and previous Executive Director.

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