Board of Directors and Staff 2015-2016

Honorary Chairs

Joyce Jenereaux, President & Publisher
Detroit Free Press /Michigan.com

The Honorable Damon J. Keith, Judge
Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Cynthia Pasky, Founder, President and CEO
Strategic Staffing Solutions

Officers

Thomas McGinnis, Chair
Deloitte

Paul Anger, Founding and Immediate Past Chair
Detroit Free Press (retired)

Stephen Henderson, First Vice Chair
Detroit Free Press

Elizabeth W. Brooks, Vice Chair
Civic Leader

Michael Cheatham, Vice Chair
Comerica Bank

Debora Scola, Secretary
Michigan.com

Daniel F. Smith, Treasurer
Ernst & Young LLP

Directors

Daniel J. Cherrin, North Coast Strategies

Robert Cohen, RSC Consulting

Gary Dembs, NPPN

Ahmad M. Ezzeddine, Ph.D., Wayne State University

Eve Haley, Chair – Program Outcomes Committee
Bosch Community Fund

Kendra Howard, Chair – Public Policy Committee
Managing Partner, Sector Connections LLC

Janine Janosky, Ph.D., University of Michigan -Dearborn

Doug Kuiper, Ilitch Holdings, Inc.

Thomas Linn, Miller Canfield

Anastasia Minor, Chair – Development Committee
DTE Energy

Keith Mobley, Co-Chair, Marketing Committee
The Auto Club Group

Tim Smith, Chair – Co-Chair, Marketing Committee
Skidmore Studio

Chuck Stokes, WXYZ-TV Channel 7

Joni M. Thrower, Jamjomar, Inc.

Donnell R. White, Detroit Branch NAACP

Staff

Paula Brown, CFRE
Executive Director
pbrown@readingworksdetroit.org

Kristen Barnes-Holiday
Director of Program Outcomes
kbholiday@readingworksdetroit.org

Kevin Lignell
Communications and Development Director
klignell@readingworksdetroit.org