About DNEM

Disability Network Eastern Michigan is a Center for Independent Living. Independent Living changes attitudes, expands community options, removes barriers, and increases choice.

Disability Network Eastern Michigan is committed to promoting inclusion for all by breaking down barriers and opening paths towards independence and personal choice through resources, advocacy, information, support, and education.

Our Team

Executive Staff

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Kelly Winn

Chief Executive Officer

Amy Maes

Amy Maes

Associate Director - Oakland & Macomb

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Traci Comer-Scarsella

Associate Director - Thumb Region

Christine Cook

Christine Cook

Veterans Program Director & HR

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Carrie Gerdeman

Recreation & Health Services Director

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Susan Griffo

Career & Life Skills Director

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Brittany Palin

Finance Director

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Chip Werner

Communications & Development Director

Program Support Staff

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Mary Adragna

Information & Referral Specialist / Community Liaison

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Jeffrey Astrein

Community Education & Outreach Specialist

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Lauren Baker

Public Policy & Outreach Specialist

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Janeen Bourlier

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Angela Bray

Quality Assurance & Compliance Manager

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Sarah Cancel

Information & Referral Specialist / Office Manager

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Cecelia Caponecchia

SSVF Case Manager

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Dylan Duvall

Family Support Advocate

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Jovann Fakhouri

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Carolyn Ford

Community Health Worker / Transition Navigator

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Denise Johns

Outreach Coordinator - Thumb Region

Brianna Kammer

Brianna Kammer

SSVF Program Manager

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Charlotte Kelly

Recreational Therapist - Thumb Region

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Lori Lamoreaux

SSVF Case Manager

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Haley Lauwers

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Lynn Layer

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Roslyn Mace

Finance Manager

Terry Nichols

Terry Nichols

SSVF Case Manager

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Jacqueline Paquette

Family Support Advocate

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Jamie Pickard

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Leisa Reusser

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Phyllis Reynolds

Community Health Worker / Transition Navigator

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Gina Schafer

Digital Media Manager & Veterans Services Specialist

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Jynil Schneider

Transition Navigator - Thumb Region

Angela Shand

Angela Shand

SSVF Health Care Navigator

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Sheryl Stumbaugh

Community Resource Specialist and Adult Advocate.

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Amy Swinson

Social Support Coordinator

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Kim Tosolt

Community Liaison Specialist

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Pharaoh Triandaj

Consumer Services Navigator

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Sian Washington

SSVF Case Manager

Jay Watson

Jay Watson

Career & Life Skills Facilitator

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Nick Watson

Information & Referral Specialist / Community Liaison

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Robert Winn

ADA Coordinator / Facilities Manager

Our Board

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Adam Rouls

Chairperson

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Andrew Maurer

Vice Chairperson

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Angelina Spiteri-Bender

Secretary

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Mike Cho

Treasurer

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Keith Holt

Trustee

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Randall Mansour

Trustee

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Andrea Reynolds

Trustee

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Raymond Smith

Trustee

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Kyle Williams

Trustee

Community Partners

DNEM is a member of Disability Network/Michigan; a collaborative organization representing Centers for Independent Living (CILs) throughout the state.

 

DNEM is proud to participate in many community collaboratives:

 

  • Area Agency on Aging 1-B
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Community Advisory Committee
  • Disability Network Michigan 
  • Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan
  • Huron County Community Mental Health
  • Lapeer County Community Mental Health
  • Macomb Community Action Advisory Board
  • Macomb County Community Mental Health Citizens Advisory Council
  • Macomb County Human Service Collaborative Body
  • Macomb Homeless Coalition

 

 

 

 

  • Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
  • Michigan Nonprofit Association’s SE Michigan Public Policy Council
  • Michigan Rehabilitation Services
  • Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council
  • Oakland County Homeless Healthcare Collaboration
  • Pontiac Youth Assistance
  • Regional Transit Authority-Citizens Advisory Council
  • SMART Advisory Council
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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