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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, Board Chair former executive director of SOS Community Services

Brittney Barros, Youth Member

Keisha Blevins, Cheif of Staff & Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, University of Michigan-Dearborn

* Claudette Braxton, LMSW, Board Secretary,  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

Nalla Fall, Tax Analyst at Avfuel Corporation

Amy Frontier, English Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools

Karey Henderson, Amazon

Craig Hernandez, CMA, Board Treasurer, Director of Finance & Accounting, Freudenberg-NOK

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

Nicole Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Jackson Public Schools

Jane Langeland, MBA, University of Michigan

Latisha McNeely, Quality Engineer at Magna Electronics

S. Max McNally-Hodgson, Washtenaw Community College Student, Youth Member

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

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

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

Shanita Scott, GE Digital

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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