Board of Directors

Arianna Ridderbusch, M.A., president
Vice President of Market Strategy and Community Engagement, MSU Federal Credit Union.

LaSean Thompson, vice president
Parent representative and advocate

David Baker, treasurer
Retired, former Treasurer and Vice President/Chief investment Officer, Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company of Michigan

Cheri Salazar, secretary
Faculty and Pediatric Provider, MSU College of Nursing, MSU Health Care

Trisha Gough
Vice President Treasury Department Manager, Commercial Bank

Dr. Lalitha Gundamraj
Assistant Professor-MSU. Neonatologist-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Sparrow Hospital. Lansing, MI

Jon Horford
Lobbyist, Governmental Consultant Services, Inc. (GCSI). Founder of the Lansing Student Development Program

Denise Kane
Student Success Specialist at the Refugee Development Center and retired elementary and secondary public school teacher

Mikhail Murshak
Attorney, specializing in patent and trademark acquisition, Loomis, Ewert, Parsley, Davis & Gotting, PC  Attorneys at Law 

Jann Nestell
Physical Therapist, Retired; formerly in Private Practice, C. Weaver Physical Therapy and the Lansing School District

Paul Schmidt
Owner and Creative Video Strategist for UnoDeuce Multimedia

Dr. Aditi Sharangpani
Former Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Sparrow Health Systems

Honorary Board Members (non-voting) 

Tammy Averill
Business Owner in Real Estate Management and Sustainable Agricultural Farming

Janet Chegwidden
Former secondary teacher and retired from the MSU College of Education.  Chair of the Children’s Health Equity and Access Task force of Action of Greater Lansing

Dr. H. Dele Davies
Senior Vice Chancellor, University of Nebraska Medical Center

All governing documents are available upon request by calling 517-515-5122.