Our Active, Passionate and Committed Board
We are grateful for our board’s leadership, time, wisdom and support. We’re proud that 100% of our board member donate to support our work.
Rossi Ray-Taylor, Ph.D.
President and CEO of Ray-Taylor and Associates, former school administrator
Keisha Blevins, JD
Board Vice Chair
Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor to the Chancellor, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Kaitlin Drago, CPA, MBA
English Teacher, Ann Arbor Public Schools
Faye Askew-King, LMSW
Former Board Chair
Former Executive Director of SOS Community Services
Brittney Barros, BSW
Michigan State University student
Alicia Davis, JD, MBA
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations, Lear Corporation
Former Clinical Director of AWARE, Inc.
Craig Hernandez, CMA
Senior Finance Leader for North American Businesses
Katie Hoener, LMSW
Former Student Advocacy Center intern and former Board Chair. Washtenaw County Community Mental Health
Peri Stone-Palmquist, LMSW, MPP
Executive Director of Student Advocacy Center
Ruth Ellis Center
Francisco Sánchez, MPP, Ph.D (abd)
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
University of Michigan
Claudette Braxton, LMSW
Retired Educator and Field Placement Coordinator for Eastern Michigan University School of Social Work, former agency administrator and school board member
James Hawkins, PhD
Board Emeritus. Retired educator, former superintendent of Ypsilanti Public Schools.
Calvin E. Williams, PhD
Board Emeritus. Retired Educator.
Student Advocacy Center Founder and previous Executive Director