Michigan Women's Foundation


The MWF Board of Trustees provides a wide range of expertise, support and networks in service to the Foundation's mission and constituents. Their cultural, career, geographic and experiential diversity serve MWF's role as a statewide organization well.


Chair: Joan Budden, Grand Rapids, Priority Health
Vice Chair: Pamela Enslen, J. D., Kalamazoo, Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP
Treasurer: Ina Fernandez, Dearborn Heights, Fern Capital
President and CEO: Carolyn Cassin, Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan Women's Foundation



Jacqueline D. Taylor, Ph.D., Grand Rapids, Immediate Past Chair, Pondera Advisors
Jocelyn K. Allen,Farmington, The Allen Lewis Agency LLC

Lauren Eisbrenner, Royal Oak, Eisbrenner Public Relations
Elizabeth Joy Fossel, Grand Rapids, Varnum LLP
Linda Gillum, Ph.D., Bloomfield Hills, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Pam Hankins, White Lake, Comerica Wealth Management
Carol L J Hustoles, J.D., Ph.D., Portage, Western Michigan University
Katherine Huetter Martini, Milford, Convergent Connections, L.L.C
Stephanie Naito, Grand Rapids, Meijer
Karen Nicklin, Detroit, GM Foundation
Terry Merritt, Novi, Walbridge
Marge Byington Potter, Grand Rapids, Detroit River Tunnel Partnership
Michelle Rabideau, East Grand Rapids, Saint Mary's Health Care
Kelly Rossman-McKinney, Lansing, Truscott Rossman
Karen Patricia Williams, Ph.D, East Lansing, Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine
Kirsten Wood, Berkley, State Farm Insurance