2018-2019 Board of Directors

James Agee
President
JG Agee Consultants LLC

Peter Ajluni, D.O.
Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Specialists PC (Retired)

Reneé Axt
President
RCP Associates LLC

Ronald Bieber
President
Michigan State AFL-CIO

William Black
Executive Director
Michigan Teamsters Joint Council 43

Darrell Burks
PriceWaterhouseCoopers (Retired)

Terry Burns
Executive Vice President
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association

Robert Casalou
Regional President and CEO
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Patrick Devlin
Financial Secretary/Treasurer
Michigan Building Trades Council

Sarah Doyle
Senior Benefits Consultant
International Union UAW (Retired)

Linda Forte
Senior Vice President, Business Affairs
Comerica Bank

Joseph Garcia
Attorney/Non-percentage Partner
Honigman Miller, Schwartz and Cohn, LLP

Yousif Ghafari 
Chairman and Founder
Ghafari Associates LLC

Diane Goddeeris, R.N., B.S.N.
Registered Nurse, Obstetrics Informatics
Sparrow Hospital

James Grant, M.D.
Chair of Anesthesiology
Beaumont Health System and 
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Paula Herbart 
President 
Michigan Education Association

Norwood Jewell
Vice President and Director 
UAW Chrysler Dept. 
International Union, UAW 

Kerry Kaysserian, D.D.S.
Dentist, PLLC Member
Access Dental Group, PLLC

Melvin Larsen
President
Larsen & Associates Inc. (Retired)

Daniel Loepp
President and Chief Executive Officer
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Christopher Maksym, Pharm.D.
Director, Pharmacy and Home Care Operations, HomeMed, MedEQUIP and Wheelchair Seating Services
University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers

Gary McInerney
Owner
McInerney & Associates

Anne Mervenne
Chief Executive Officer
Mervenne & Company

William Meyers
Principal
Wm. Meyers & Associates LLC (Retired)

Dan Musser III
President
Grand Hotel

Brian Peters
Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Health & Hospital Association

Phillip Pierce
Managing Member
Pierce, Monroe and Associates, LLC

Jean Rose
Executive Director, Global Manufacturing Human Resources (Retired)
General Motors LLC

James Settles Jr.
Vice President
International Union UAW

F. Remington Sprague, M.D.
Vice Chairman of the Board
Ministry Organization Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Mercy Health Muskegon, CHE - Trinity Health

Gregory Sudderth
Chairman of the Board
President and founder
Executive Labor-Management Services Inc.

Laura Swartzmiller
Director, Health & Welfare Benefits
Ford Motor Company

Brad Thompson
Senior Manager
FCA, US, LLC

Gary Torgow
Chairman
Talmer Bancorp Inc.

Renee Turner-Bailey
Sr. Benefits Consultant
International Union UAW