2023-2024 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

Terry Burns
Executive Vice President
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association

Robert Casalou
Regional President and CEO
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Rosalind Cooperman
Roz Lullove Cooperman, LLC

Patrick Devlin
Financial Secretary/Treasurer
Michigan Building Trades Council

Shauna Ryder Diggs, M.D.
Board-Certified Dermatologist, President and Owner
Shauna Ryder Diggs, M.D., P.C.

Sarah Doyle
Senior Benefits Consultant
International Union UAW (Retired)

Linda Forte
Senior Vice President, Business Affairs
Comerica Bank (Retired)

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

Yousif Ghafari 
Chairman and Founder
Ghafari Associates LLC

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

Paula Herbart 
Michigan Education Association

Gerald Kariem
Vice President
International Union UAW (Retired)

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

Melvin Larsen
Larsen & Associates Inc. (Retired)

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

Christopher Maksym, Pharm.D.
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan (Retired) 

Gary McInerney
McInerney & Associates

Anne Mervenne
Chief Executive Officer
Mervenne & Company

Susanne Mitchell
International Union UAW Social Security Department (Retired)

Brian Peters
Chief Executive Officer
Michigan Health & Hospital Association

Phillip Pierce
Managing Member
Pierce, Monroe and Associates, LLC

Dennis Ramus, M.D.
Board-Certified Family Physician
Bay Area Family Physicians, P.C.

Scott Serota
President and CEO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (Retired)

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

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

Laura Swartzmiller
Director, Total Rewards
Ford Motor Company

Brad Thompson
Senior Manager

Gary Torgow
Chemical Bank

Renee Turner-Bailey
Director, Social Security Department
International Union UAW

Janice Uhlig
Vice President of Global Compensation and Benefits
General Motors