Our Stories, Our Lives

Board of Directors

  • Bill Alsover (Treasurer), Alsover Business Consulting LLC, Newaygo
  • Anne Belanger (Vice Chair), Presque Isle District Library, Rogers City
  • Dr. Melba Boyd, Wayne State University, Detroit
  • Paul Chaffee, Paul C. Chaffee LLC, St. Charles
  • Celeste Diehm, Grand Rapids
  • Jody Egen, City of Wyandotte, Monroe
  • Sean Everett, Detroit
  • Eric Hemenway, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, Harbor Springs
  • Sarah Jury, The Jury Foundation, Saginaw
  • Miranda Krajniak, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids
  • Susan Higman Larsen, Detroit Institute of Arts, Grosse Pointe Park
  • Debra McKeon, Council of Michigan Foundations, Williamsburg
  • Dr. Kathleen Mullins (Chair), Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores
  • Shannon Polk, Grand Blanc
  • Larry Preston, TriStar Trust Bank, Midland
  • Versell Smith, Ann Arbor
  • Kelvin Smyth, Escanaba
  • Kathryn Curtiss Spence, Saginaw
  • Petey Stephanak, Southwest Michigan First, Portage
  • Steve Wilson, Frey Foundation, Grand Rapids

Board Meetings

All Michigan Humanities  board meetings are open to the public. Scheduled meeting dates are as follows:

February 15, 2018

May 17, 2018

October 18, 2018

10:00 am – 1:00 pm

(Please contact Michigan Humanities for location information)


119 Pere Marquette Drive, Suite 3B,
Lansing, MI 48912
p: 517-372-7770
f: 517-372-0027