2017-2018 Board of Directors

James Agee
JG Agee Consultants LLC

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

Reneé Axt
RCP Associates LLC

Ronald Bieber
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

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 
Michigan Education Association

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

Melvin Larsen
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
McInerney & Associates

Anne Mervenne
Chief Executive Officer
Mervenne & Company

William Meyers
Wm. Meyers & Associates LLC (Retired)

Dan Musser III
Grand Hotel

Kathleen Neal
Director, Integrated Health Care and Disability
Fiat Chrysler Automotive US LLC

Robert Patzer
Executive Vice President
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association (Retired)

Brian Peters
Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Health & Hospital Association

Wallace Riley
Wallace D. Riley & Associates PLLC (Retired)

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

Edwin Secord, D.D.S., M.S.
Orthodontist (Retired)

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

Gary Torgow
Talmer Bancorp Inc.

Renee Turner-Bailey
Sr. Benefits Consultant
International Union UAW