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2021 CFGF Board of Trustees

CFGF’s funds and assets are governed by an independent board of trustees composed of respected community leaders from diverse backgrounds. CFGF board members are selected for their knowledge of community needs and for their professional expertise.

CHAIR

Leanne H. Panduren
Rowe Professional Services

VICE CHAIR

Manal Saab
SGT Ltd.

TREASURER

Robert Landaal, Jr.
Landaal Packaging Systems

SECRETARY

Patrick McGuire
Farm Bureau Insurance

IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR

George D. Wilkinson
Northgate
Word of Life Church

Isaiah M. Oliver
President and CEO
Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Linda Morris Belford
Accent Resources, PLLC
FranNet of Michigan

Joel Feick
Reporter/News Anchor

Chris Graff
Hank Graff Chevrolet

Carol Hurand
Community Volunteer

Timothy Knecht
Cline, Cline & Griffin, P.C.

Nita Kulkarni, M.D.
Physician

Sonya LaGore
OLV Investment Group

Carma Lewis
U.S. House of Rep., Dan Kildee

Heidi McAra
Foguth Financial Group

Mark Miller
General Motors

Morris Peterson, Jr.
Morris Peterson, Jr. Foundation
Entrepreneur
Retired Professional Basketball Player

Lawrence A. Reynolds, M.D.
Physician

Layla Richardson
Student, Genesee Early College

Ron Stack
Cyclefit Multisports

Sherri E. Stephens
Stephens Wealth Management Group

Ezra L. Tillman, Jr.
First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church

Rafael C. Turner
Ruth Mott Foundation

Shannon E. White
FUNchitecture, LLC

Shriya Yarlagadda
Student, Grand Blanc High School

OUR STAFF

Our staff works closely with donors, grantees, civic leaders and community residents to ensure the Community Foundation makes a meaningful impact in Genesee County. 

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Isaiah M. Oliver
President and CEO

Moses Bingham
Director of Special Projects & Initiatives

Becky Salter
Executive Assistant to CEO and Office Manager

SENIOR LEADERSHIP

Karima Amlani
Vice President of Development

Brett Hunkins
Chief Financial Officer

Sue Peters
Vice President of Community Impact

COMMUNITY IMPACT

Alexandria Dawson
Program Officer

Jennifer Farrington
Senior Program Officer

Ja’Nel Jamerson
Executive Director Educare Flint & Flint Early Childhood Collaborative

Damon Ross
Program Officer

Lydia Starrs
Program Officer

Chakara Wheeler
Executive Assistant Educare Flint & Flint Early Childhood Collaborative

Stephanie Whitledge
Grants Administrator

Lynn Williams
Community Engagement Officer

DEVELOPMENT

Lisa Graham
Development Officer

Amy Krug
Director of Development

Sherry LaFave
Development Administrator

Rebecca Pettengill
Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Cheryl Bierlein
Executive Assistant

Kelli Glomski
Senior Accountant

Mary Jo Herbig
Associate Vice President of  Marketing & Communications

Sarah Razak
Staff Acountant

ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Each year, hundreds of individuals volunteer their time and expertise to help the Community Foundation achieve its mission of influencing and connecting generosity to Genesee County needs. For Good. For Ever. For Everyone.

We are grateful to our volunteers whose dedication and commitment exemplify the philanthropic spirit of Genesee County. Our volunteer committees are posted online at www.cfgf.org.