Wendy Brightman

Wendy Brightman is the CEO of Herrick Foundation. She holds a Master’s degree in Business Management and Leadership (MML) and is distinguished by her certifications as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and a Certified Fund Raising Manager (CFRM), underscoring her proficiency and dedication to excellence in philanthropic management and fundraising strategies. She currently serves … Read more

Marie Gress

Marie Gress is the founder of Kovir, a management consulting firm for nonprofits and not-for-profits. She graduated with a Masters of Social Work from Eastern Michigan University in 2016, where she is also currently a lecturer. Additionally, Gress works as a Vice-Chair for the Washtenaw County Commission on Aging. She serves as WHI’s Healthy Aging … Read more

Melinda Cooper

Melinda Cooper is the program manager at UNIFIED HIV Health and Beyond, where she facilitates various groups and workshops focused on substance abuse harm reduction, including mindfulness, stress reduction, and relapse prevention. She serves as WHI’s Opioid Project Co-Chair.

Alyssa Tumolo

Alyssa Tumolo is a grants coordinator for the Community Mental Health Partnership of Southeast Michigan (CMHPSM). She serves as a co-chair for the WHI Opioid Project. Alyssa has experience in working with both Federal and State grants in youth prevention, gambling disorder prevention, and substance use services grants. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science from … Read more

Liz Conlin

Liz Conlin is the VP Client Service Director of REGROUP, an independent brand communications agency in Ann Arbor. She serves as a co-chair on the Washtenaw Health Initiative (WHI) Communications Committee.