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External Work Group Members


Cash Assistance Block Grant External Advisory Group

Ann Marston, Michigan League for Human Services
Jim Barrrett, Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Craig Ruff, Public Sector Consultants
David E. Laster, MESC
Charles Williams, New Detroit, Inc.
Selma Goode, Westside Mothers, Detroit
Sally Whalen, Michigan Catholic Conference
Jean O'Hagan, Friend of the Court - Ingham Co.
Mike Keeler, Friend of the Court - Barry Co.
Michael J. Day, Friend of the Court - Allegan Co.
Thomas L Kaczmarek, Friend of the Court - Saginaw Co.
Richar Hayes, United Community Services of Michigan
Ellen Speckman-Randall, MCSSA
Peggy Posa, COTS, Detroit
Jane Marshall, Food Bank Council
Nancy Johnson, General Protection - FS Issuance, Saginaw
Lynn Himebauch, MSU Cooperative Extension
Patricia Hough, UAW Local 6000
Linda Gobler, Michigan Grocers Association
Verne Robbert, Kalamazoo Co. DSS
Kenneth L. Craven, Midland Co. DSS
Thomas Schwarz, Missaukee/Wexford County DSS
Diane K. Braunstein, Office of Services to the Aging
Carol Wolenberg, Michigan Department of Education
Willie Walker, Employment and Training, Detroit
Michael A. Quinn, Employment and Training, Lansing
Cindy Hughey, Michgian Jewish Conference
Kathleen Gmeiner, Michigan Hunger Action Coalition
Marsha Kreucher, Region II CAA, Jackson
Reverend Rowe, Cass Methodist Church, Detroit
Doug Rothwell, Michigan Jobs Commission
Blanche Smith, Center for Family Growth, Muskegon
Reverend Eddie Edwards, Joy of Jesus, Detroit
Detroit Mayor Dennis Archer
Father Cunningham, Focus Hope, Detroit
Ivan Love, Jr., Capital Area Community Services Inc.
Reverend Jim Holly, Little Rock Baptist Church, Detroit
Colonel William J. Speck, The Salvation Army
James L. Logue, MSHDA
Larry Reed, Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Sheldon Danzinger, University of Michigan
Ann Marie Sims, Fort/Wayne District
Elizabeth Robinson, Oakman/Grand River District
Ayana Johnson, Michigan Association of Black Social Workers, Detroit
Carl Breeding, NAACP, Michigan Conference
Cynthia Wilbanks, Michigan's Children
Ron Spess, Saginaw County Youth Protection Council
Steven J. Murphy, Branch/Hillsdale County DSS
Ellen Hoekstra, Capital Services, Inc.
Dean Paula Allen-Meares, U of M School of Social Work
Jill Nylander, Michigan Legal Services
Randall J. Hekman, Michigan Family Forum
Bernard Parker, Operation Get Down
Marie Butler, Calhoun County DSS
Senator Joel Gougeon
Senator Robert Geake
Senator Joseph Conroy
Rep. Shirley Johnson
Rep. Jack Horton
Rep. Robert Emerson
Rep. Sharon Gire
Rep. Lynne Martinez


Child Care Block Grant External Advisory Group

Kathy Brown, Michigan Coed Cooperative Nursery Schools
Mark Sullivan, Michigan 4C Association
Nancy Kostka, Associaiton of Child Development
Ellen Speckman-Randall, MCSSA
Cynthia Wilbanks, Michigan's Children
Phoebe Lowell, Michigan Headstart Child Development Association
Keith Meyers, Michigan Association for the Educaton of Young Children, East Lansing
Elaine Sherman, Child Development Center (MCMC)
Michael McGraw, Michigan Department of Education
Deb VanderMullen, Steelcase Inc. Child Care Services
Ayana Johnson, Michigan Association of Black Social Workers
Bob Ivory, United Way of Michigan
Linda Kinney, Michigan Child Care Clearinghouse
Ann Marston, Michigan League for Human Services
Mary Vermeer, Grand Rapids
Patricia Hough, UAW Local 6000
Bob Pendleton, Michigan Jobs Commission
Connie Dykman, Ogemaw County DSS
Mark Hendges, Manistee County DSS
Ralph Patterson, Washtenaw County DSS
Margaret Warner, Wayne County Child & Family Services
Elizabeth Ferguson, Wayne County DSS
Renee Hayward, Wayne County North Central District Child & Family Services
Laureen Kennedy, Ken Regional 4C
Ralph Loeschner, SDA, Greenville
Trenda Rusher, SDA, Ypsilanti
Jill Nylander, Michigan Legal Services
Jim Cross, Kentwood Christian Children's Academy, Grand Rapids
Denise Dalrymple, Washtenaw County Human Services
Jody Denton, Little Lamb Nursery, Ann Arbor
Lucy Stibitz, DSS Central Office
Kathy Dominguez, DSS Central Office
Sandy Little, DSS Central Office
Greg Hoag, DSS Central Office
Willa Swartz, DSS Central Office
Ted deWolf, DSS Central Office
Sean O'Keefe, DSS Central Office
Senator Robert Geake
Senator Joseph Conroy
Rep. Lyn Bankes
Rep. Shirley Johnson
Rep. Jack Horton
Rep. Sharon Gire
Rep. Robert Emerson
Stephanie McLean for Rep. Lynne Martinez


Child Protection Block Grant External Advisory Group

Cynthia Wilbanks, Michigan's Children
Ernie Moore, Skillman Center - WSU
Margaret Warner, Wayne County Child & Family Services
Elizabeth Ferguson, Wayne County DSS
Renee Hayward, Wayne County North Central District C&F
Ellen Speckman-Randall, MCSSA
Ayana Johnson, Michigan Association of Black Social Workers
Bob Ivory, United Way of Michigan
Richard Bearup, Children's Ombudsman
Ralph Loeschner, SDA, Greenville
Trenda Rusher, SDA, Ypsilanti
Edwrd J. Overstreet, Boysville of Michigan
Vernice Davis Anthony, Michigan Department of Public Health
John Niederhauser, Lapeer County Health Department
Angus M. Miller, Livingston County CMH
Diane Glover, Detroit
Bryn Fortune, Farmington Hills
Sue Wirtanen, Comm. Coordinated Child Care, Marquette
Bobette Schrandt, Michigan Home Based Family Services, Royal Oak
Robert E. Schiller, Michigan Department of Education
Diane K. Braunstein, Office of Services to the Aging
Doug Sasse, Gratiot-Isabella RESD
Leah Hoopfer, MSU Extension Child, Youth and Families Program
Christine Braun, East Lansing
Sandy Crockett, White Lake
Edna Walker, Lutheran Child & Family Services, Detroit
Judith McKenzie, Spaulding for Children, Detroit
James K. Haveman, Michigan Department of Mental Health
Dean Paula Allen-Meares, U of M School of Social Work
Geneva Williams, Detroit
Jacqueline Jones, Detroit
Valora Washington, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Leonard Smith, Skillman Foundation
Bill Long, Michigan Federation of Private Child and Family Services
Sydney Duncan, Homes for Black Children, Detroit
Judith Jackson, Franlin Wright Settlement, Detroit
Rolando Shorey, Diversified Youth Services, Detroit
Pat Sorenson, Michigan's Children
Ed Slade, Michigan Foster & Adoptive Parents Association
Sylvia Evans, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
Janet Findlater, Domestic Violence Prevention & Treatment Board
Guadalupe Lara, Detroit
Anne Serra, The Sanctuary, Royal Oak
Rev. Eddie Edwards, Joy of Jesus, Detroit
Mary Beth Meijer, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Grand Rapids
Paul Shaheen, Michigan Council for Maternal & Child Health
Debra Usher, Wayne County DSS
Sharon Miller, Michigan Women's Commission
James Samuels, Prosecutors of Michigan Child Protection
Clementine Barfield, SOSAD, Detroit
Heidi Gilmore-Callen, Grand Rapids
Derrick Lopez, Wayne County Neighborhood Legal Service Children's Center for Justice &
Peace
Alice thompson, Black Family Development, Inc., Detroit
Rep. Jack Horton
Rep. Robert Emerson
Rep. Shirley Johnson
Rep. Michael Nye
Rep. Sharon Gire
Senator William Van Regenmorter
Senator Joel Gougeon
Senator Christopher Dingell
Senator Robert Geake
Senator Joseph Conroy
Judge Fred Mulhauser
Judge John Steketee


Medicaid Block Grant External Advisory Group

Tom M. Sovine, Mental Health Association of Michigan
Roberta Cottman, Southfield
Selma Goode, Westside Mothers, Detroit
Katherine A. Martin, Legal Hotline for older Michiganians
Hollis Turnham, Michigan Citizens for Better Care
Robert Ryan, R&D Disability Consultants, Lansing
Philip VanHeest, Alliance for Health
Robert Ludlum, R.Ph., Lansing
Donald A. Rice, Health Alliance Plan, Detroit
Elizabeth Pamp, Lansing
Robert Warner, Lincoln Park
Dorothy E. Carnegie, D.O. College of Osteopathic Medicine MSU
William Zaagman, Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.
Lawrence Wagenknecht, Michigan Parmacists Association
Sharon Sebright, Schoolcraft
Mable Meites, Okemos
Reginald Carter, Ph.D., Health Car Association of Michigan
Dorothy Walker, United Auto Workers Union
Sarah Johnson, Area Agency on Aging Association of Michigan
Eugene Farnum, Association of HMOs in Michigan
Gary A. Ratner, Michigan Legal Services
Marjorie Sims, OmniCare Helath Plan, Detroit
Robert Laghrop, Service Employees International Union
June Cronk, Arthritis Foundation
Elizabeth Weihl, Michigan Council on Maternal/Child Health
Robert Yellan, Detroit Medical Center
Christina Thompson, Jackson/Hillsdale CMH
Carol Olthoff, R.N., Coopersville
Wayne Bradley, Sr., Comprehensive Health Services Detroit
Noble Kheder, Heder & Associates, Lansing
Lilo Hoelzel-Seipp, R.N., Ph.D., Thompsonville
Debra Skowyraf, Michigan Associaiton for Retarded Citizens
William Burke, Michigan Dental Association
Kelly Johnson, Michigan Hospital Association
Jerry Felenchak, Wright & Filippis, Inc., Taylor
David LaLumia, Michigan Associaiton Comm. MH Boards
Brian Lovellette, Michigan Association of Ambulance Services
David Callanan, Michigan Chiropractic Society
Rick Wiener, Michgian Chiropractic Council
Kitty Donohue, National Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependencey of Michigan, Inc.
Kim Sibilsky, Michigan Primary Care Association
Kathy McMahon, Michigan Home Health Association
Wayne Pionke, Michigan Podiatric Medical Association
Marlynn Lundgren, Michigan Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
Mark Bertler, Michigan Association for Local Public Health, Lansing
William Dansby, Michigan Optometric Association
Vince Bonham, Faculty Group Practice - MSU
Marilyn Laken, School of Medicine - WSU
Steven Williams, M.D., Department of Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Detroit
John Waller, Wayne State U niversity
Stephen Thayer, Insight, Flint
Kathy Poe, North Central CFS District, DSS
Sharon Jackson, Wayne County DSS
Sharon Christensen, Mecosta County DSS
Daniel J. Wilhelm, M.D., Port Huron
Gregory Aronin, Michigan State Medical Society
Sharon Morgan, Wayne County Child & Family Services, Zone 10
Russell Street
Michael Petoskey, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians
Brenda Stoneburner
Cindie Krive, Vermontville
Phoebe Lowell, Executive Director, Michigan Head Start Association
Patience Drake, Michigan Consumer Health Care Coalition
David S. Rosen, M.D., M.P.H., University of Michigan Medical Center
Jay E. Berkelhamer, M.D., Henry Ford Hospital
Donald Riley, Community Action Agency, Sault Ste. Marie
Barbara Peterson, Mass City
Christine Wilber, Stanwood
Tim Liberty, Visiting Nurses Association
Scott Dickson, Houghton/Keweenaw DSS
Beverly Cuthbert, Grand Traverse County DSS
John Altena, Van Buren County DSS
John Riley, Isabella County DSS
Jerry Hall, Oakland County DSS
Sharon Miller, Michigan Women's Commission
Marsha Moers, United Cerebral Palsy
Patrick Cannon, Handicapper Concerns of Michigan
James McKinny, Midland ISD
Michael Flanagan, Wayne RESA
Lucille Smith, Southeast Michigan Hospital Council
Barbara Matesa, Wayne County DSS
Jim Kinney, Greater Detroit Hospital Association
Patricia Curry, Wayne County DSS
Bill Gutos, Grand Rapids
Margaret Belton, MPRO, Plymouth
Roseanne Richards, Baldwin
Roberta Sanders, New Center Community Mental Health, Detroit
Marjorie Mitchell, Farmington
James Barrett, Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rick Bossard, Government Relations, U of M Hospital, Ann Arbor
Larry Horowitz, Michigan Economic Alliance
Jim Simpson, Justice & Mental Health Organization
Mark Reinstein, Michigan Mental Health Association
Robin Lewis, MCS, Michigan Chiropractic Society
Lucille Smith, Mental Health Association
Maureen O'Reilly, Legal Services of Easter Michigan
Richard Wellwood, Justice & Mental Health Organization
Denise Paquette, National Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependencey
Pat Anderson, MCAM
Sandra Kilde, Michigan Association of Homes & Services for the Aging
Bobbie Krzywozcki, Ann Arbor
Mark Crafton, Michigan Health & Hospital Association
Karen Linnell, Oak Park
Christine Shearer, Michigan Society for Respiratory Care
James Nutini, Houghton County Medical Care Facility
Robert Stein, Michigan Residential Care Association
Mark Cody, Michigan Protection & Advocacy
Patrick Barrie, Michigan  Association of Community Mental Health Board
Tina Koening, R.N., Michigan Home Health Care
Sally Hetrick, Health Management Association
Mark Sonnenborn, Michigan Health & Hospital Associaiton
Margaret Bucklin, AARP
Margaret Heiser, Michigan Comm. on Handicapper Concerns
Kathleen Williams, Michigan Psychiatric Society
Ann AMarston, Michigan League for Human Services
Greg Conyers, Michigan League for Human Services
Marilyn Hill, Lewis Cass Building
Rosemary Lee, DSS Central Office
Roberta Stanley
Mary Janice Belen
John Peterson
Andy Farmer, Citizens for Better Care
Holliace Spencer
Dan Tavarro, College of Human Medicine
Bryn Fortune, Farmington Hills
Dan Schnaar, M.D., Livonia
Dave Fenech, Priority 90, Flint
Eileen Ellis, Health Management Association
Beth Ferguson, Lansing
Penny Godwin-Crawley, Michgian Disability Rights Coalition
Charlotte Hewitt, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan
Donald Kewman, Ph.D., Department of Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation U of M Hospital
Adris Ozols, DSS/DMB
Ken Nysson, Metropolitan Hospital
Thomas Ouelette, White & White Pharmacy, Grand Rapids
Deb Bonner, Hospital Council of West Michigan
Kathy Bovid, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Chicago, Illinois
Jeff Parker, Bay Mills Executive Council
Joseph Raphael, Traverse City Band of Ottawa & Chippewa
Kenneth Meshigaud, Hannahville Tribal Council
Sharon Teeple, Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan Inc.
Fred Dakota, Keweenaw Bay Tribal Council
John McGeshic, Lac Vieux Desert Tribal Concil
Ronald Falcon, Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Council
Bernard Bouschor, Sault Ste. Marie Tribal Council
Beth Anne Pridnia, Michigan Center for Rural Health
Carol Terry, DSS Central Office
Kate Snow, Harbor Springs
Mercedes Martishius, Wyandotte Hospital and Medical Center
Carol Issacs, Senate Majority Policy Office
Kim Bonk, Senate Democratic Office
James Muir
Rep. John Jamian
Rep. Robert Emerson
Rep. Maxine Berman
Rep. Michael Bennane
Rep. Shirley Johnson
Rep. Jan Dolan
Rep. Lyn Bankes
Senator Dale Shugars
Senator John Schwarz
Senator Joseph Conroy
Senator Robert Geake





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