Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

Meet Our Board

A distinguished, diverse and multi-generational group of community leaders serve in a volunteer capacity on AAACF's Board of Trustees. They bring valuable perspective and deep professional expertise in finance, law, business, education, the nonprofit sector, youth and other fields.

AAACF's Board of Trustees provides stewardship for AAACF's operations, governance, investment and financial policies, and overall strategic direction. Board members serve on all AAACF committees.

AAACF's 2017-2018  BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Tim Wadhams, Chair
Masco Corporation (Retired Chief Executive Officer)

An Ann Arbor native, Tim recently retired as President and CEO of Masco Corporation after a 37-year career there. Upon his retirement, Tim was noted for " his tireless commitment and numerous contributions to Masco’s success" and recognized as a strong leader with "courage and positive energy".  Under Tim's leadership, Masco and its Foundation generously provided millions to support hundreds of community organizations and projects. Tim knows the Community Foundation well. He first joined AAACF's Investment and Finance Committee in 2000 and previously served on AAACF's Board of Trustees for seven years from 2001-2007.  As a Trustee, Tim also served on a number of committees:  Executive, Audit, Strategic Planning, and Professional Advisory, as well as serving on  the President & CEO Search Committee in 2014. Tim holds a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of Michigan.

Doug Weber portraitDoug Weber, Vice Chair
Onset CFO, LLC

Doug is founder and CEO of Onset CFO, LLC, a financial consulting company located in Ann Arbor. Doug has a long history with AAACF, including serving on the Board of Trustees from 1994-2000 and as CFO for AAACF in 2001-2002 and 2005-2012. He has served on numerous corporate and not-for-profit boards of directors, and places high value on making a difference for the community in which he lives and works. 

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Cynthia L. Cattran, CPA, Treasurer
Rehmann (Retired)

Cindy joined AAACF's Board of Trustees in 2010. She currently serves as the Director-in-Charge of the Tax Services Group at the Rehmann Group. As a CPA and member of the Washtenaw Estate Planning Council, Cindy brings extensive experience in income and estate tax planning to AAACF’s Board. She has served in leadership roles for many community organizations: the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce, Washtenaw County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, Washtenaw Interventions, and The Ann Arbor Art Center.

Marie Deveney, Secretary
Dykema

As a partner at the Dykema law firm's Ann Arbor office, Marie focuses her practice in estate and gift planning for individuals including planning charitable gifts during life and at death. She served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the Leslie Science and Nature Center, two years as Chair. She has also served on a number of community Boards including the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation, the Ann Arbor Art Center, and the Washtenaw County Jewish Community Foundation - as well as the Board of Advisors for the University of Michigan Exhibit Museum of Natural History, AAACF's Professional Advisor Committee, and the Washtenaw Community College Foundation's Planned Giving Committee.

Karen Andrews
The Andrews Group
 
Karen is the managing director of The Andrews Group and an award-winning executive with expertise in human resources. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University, where she serves as an adjunct faculty member teaching professional human resource certification courses. Karen serves/has served on several Boards, including Old National Bank, Eastern Michigan University College of Business Dean’s Executive Advisory Board, Honey Creek Community School, Dawn Farm, and the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County.
 

George E. Borel, CPA
Rehmann

As a Principal Partner of Rehmann’s Ann Arbor tax practice, George provides financial advice to many local community leaders and understands first-hand the value of working with AAACF to support clients’ charitable giving goals. George has practiced for over 40 years at a firm that has been an established part of our community for more than 80 years. He also volunteers his time and professional perspective to the Community Foundation's Finance & Investment Committee and Professional Advisor Committee. He is actively engaged with many not-for-profit organizations in the community, including Glacier Hills Retirement Center and Forest Hill Cemetery.

Brian P. Campbell
Campbell Industries, Inc.

Brian joined AAACF's Board of Trustees in 2009 having previously served as a Trustee from 1993-98. He has also served on AAACF's Distribution and Development Committees. He retired in 2007 as the Chairman of Kaydon Corporation and reincorporated Campbell Industries as a privately held investment corporation. Brian also serves on a number of Community Boards: the Boys & Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan, the Dean's Advisory Council at DePaul University in Chicago, and the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County.

Michelle Crumm
MiPlace, LLC
 
Michelle is co-founder and former Chief Business Officer of Adaptive Materials, Inc., where her leadership was instrumental in helping the fuel cell company transition from start-up to a second stage, fast-growing manufacturing company before being acquired  by defense industry giant Ultra Electronics. Michelle has been widely recognized for her professional leadership:  named one of the “Most Influential Women” by Crain’s Detroit Business, one of Enterprising Women’s “2008 Women of the Year” , and recently awarded “Leader to Watch” by Women in Public Policy.  She has also received the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award.  As a dynamic community leader, Ms. Crumm is an active board member for Washtenaw County American Red Cross, Ann Arbor Hands on Museum and Arbor Hospice, and currently serves as Treasurer for the Great Lakes Entrepreneur Quest Executive Board of Directors.  She is an enthusiastic participant of Women’s President Organization and Women in Public Policy.
 

Ann Davis portraitAnn S. Davis
Chelsea Community Hospital (Retired)

Ann joined AAACF’s Board of Trustees in 2010, having previously served as a community member on AAACF's Distribution Committee. She is a former healthcare administrator. Ann has served as Trustee for the Dexter Community Schools, Silver Maples Retirement Community of Chelsea and United Methodist Retirement Communities.  

Sean Duval
Golden Limousine
 
Sean is the President and CEO of Golden Limousine International, an Ann Arbor-based private luxury and executive level transportation service for individuals and corporations. In 2015, Sean was a Small Business Person of the Year nominee from the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber. Sean’s continued investment in Washtenaw County has included serving on various boards within the community, including UM Natural History Museum, Ele’s Place, Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber, Ann Area Visitors & Convention Bureau, and Washtenaw County Workforce Development. He is currently chair-elect of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation.
 
Jeff Hauptman
Oxford Companies
 
As President of the Oxford Company, Jeff manages the Company’s strategic direction and growth, including oversight of long-term planning, acquisitions, financing, budgeting and leasing functions for the entire Oxford portfolio. Under his leadership, Oxford has grown from a one-person property management company to a commercial real estate acquisition, construction and management firm. A Certified Commercial-Investment Member (CCIM), Licensed Real Estate Broker and Licensed Builder, Jeff also has extensive experience in managing and building property portfolios and in turning around multi-tenant commercial properties.Jeff has served a number of community organizations - as Chairman of the Washtenaw Affordable Housing Coalition, a member of the Ann Arbor Art Center’s Board, President of the Oxbridge Neighborhood Association, and as a Commissioner of the Ann Arbor Building Authority. Jeff was recognized in 2005 with Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 award and received a Washtenaw County FastTrack Award in 2004 and 2005.

Brynne Hindle
Youth Council Member
Greenhills High School, 2018
 
As the Youth Council Representative to the AAACF Board of Trustees, Brynne will have full voting privileges and represent Youth Council’s voice and perspective. Brynne joined Youth Council in 2015 and recently completed a year as the Trustee in Training. She is a junior at Greenhills School and involved in Varsity volleyball and track & field. She is also a volunteer camp counselor at YMCA Camp Thunderbird in Clover, SC. Brynne is passionate about mental health and suicide prevention and does everything she can to educate people about the issue, including a TEDx speech she performed this past April.
 
Robert Laverty
Retired Healthcare Executive
 
Bob is the retired President and CEO of the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. He is also a co-founder of The Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) - a community-wide collaborative he established with former Washtenaw County Administrator Bob Guenzel, and retired University of Michigan Treasurer Norman Herbert. As President and CEO of Catherine McAuley Health Center (St. Joseph Mercy Hospital), Bob worked with four other Washtenaw County hospital CEOs to create Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA). Faced with the possibility of no ambulance coverage for the County, these hospital leaders had the vision and dedication to guide 41 employees and six ambulance services into a cohesive service in 1981 under hospital ownership. In 1985, HVA was transferred to community ownership. From 1981-84, Bob served on the HVA Board and in 2005, he received the HVA Lifetime Achievement Award by the HVA Board of Trustees.
 

Nancy Margolis
Community Activist

Nancy received her degree from the University of Michigan School of Social Work in 1973. She has extensive experience in the local nonprofit sector - having been the founding Executive Director of both the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Greater Ann Arbor. She has also served on the Board of Trustees for Washtenaw Community College and the WCC Foundation, as a member of the Advisory Committee and Board of Directors for Peace Neighborhood Center, and as Chairperson for the Interfaith Council of Congregations. Nancy lives in Ann Arbor with her husband, Dr Philip Margolis, Professor Emeritus of the UM Department of Psychiatry.

Elizabeth Petoskey portraitElizabeth Petoskey
Attorney

Elizabeth M. Petoskey, JD, is an Ann Arbor native, who has specialized in estate planning, trusts, and probate for more than thirty years. She is an engaged member of AAACF’s Professional Advisors Committee. Betsy is the Chair of the Washtenaw Community College Foundation, and a past President of the Michigan Theater and the Ann Arbor Pioneer Booster Club.  

Paul SchuttPaul Schutt portrait
Issue Media Group

Paul is the co-founder and co-CEO of Issue Media Group - a Detroit based media company which has created online magazines for a number of cities: Concentrate.com here in Ann Arbor and Model D and Metromode in Detroit to name a few. Paul serves on many public and private sector advisory boards. 

Linh Song
Community Leader
 
Most recently, Linh was elected to the Ann Arbor District Library’s Board of Trustees. An engaged resident of Ann Arbor for almost 20 years, including serving as the executive director of the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation, Linh has a background in social work, nonprofit administration, and technology startups. She was founder of the nonprofit Mam Non Organization, and former executive director of Ethica, an adoption and anti-trafficking group in Washington, DC. Linh was a lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Social Work and has served on the boards of The CivCity Initiative, The Neutral Zone, Summers-Knoll School, the University Musical Society and the Orchard Hills Athletic Club. She is president of the Glacier Highlands Neighborhood Association and a member of the Ann Arbor Rotary Club. 
 
Michael Staebler
Pepper Hamilton, LLC (Retired)
 
Michael practiced law for more than 45 years prior to retiring from Pepper Hamilton LLP, which he joined as a partner in 1981. A fifth-generation resident of Ann Arbor, Mike served several years as CEO of the Ann Arbor venture capital firm formed by his father in 1966. During his service on the boards of The Michigan Strategic Fund, The Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Ann Arbor SPARK, and earlier, the Detroit Building Authority, he helped develop a number of venture capital and economic development programs. Over the past 23 years he helped form over 260 small business investment companies throughout the U.S. A fifth-generation native of Ann Arbor, he is an honors graduate of Harvard University and the University of Michigan Law School.