CAPITAL REGION COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ELECTS NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, BOARD MEMBERS
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
Posted by: Michelle Rahl
CAPITAL REGION COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ELECTS
NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, BOARD MEMBERS
LANSING – The Capital Region Community Foundation is pleased to welcome incoming Board of Trustees Chair Kira Carter-Robertson, President and CEO, Sparrow Specialty Hospital; Chair-Elect Tina Ferland, CPA/CPF/partner with Plante & Moran, PLLC; Secretary Laurie Robison, director of marketing for Capital Area Transit Authority; and Treasurer John Sirrine, personal financial advisor with John M. Sirrine & Associates, Inc.
Additionally, the Community Foundation welcomes Tim Daman, Michele A. Kirkland, Patty Lloyd Barnas, Katie Lynwood, Danielle Robinson, James Spaniolo and Marlaine Teahan to the Board of Trustees. Daman is the president and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce; Kirkland is the vice president of energy operations for Consumers Energy; Lloyd Barnas is the first vice president of commercial lending for Flagstar Bank; Lynwood is an attorney with Bernick, Radner & Ouellette, PC; Robinson is the corporate social responsibility manager for Jackson National Life Insurance Co.; Spaniolo is the higher education advisor to Gov. Rick Snyder; and Teahan is an attorney with Fraser, Trebilcock, Davis & Dunlap, PC. Each was elected to serve a three-year term on the Community Foundation’s Board.
The Capital Region Community Foundation currently has more than $83 million in assets and was created by the community as a vehicle to support the charitable needs and philanthropic interests of people living in Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties. The Community Foundation receives gifts to establish endowment funds, and the income generated by the nearly 400 funds is returned to the community each year in the form of grants to a wide variety of charitable organizations. The Community Foundation awards hundreds of grants annually, totaling more than $3 million each year.
Learn more online at www.crcfoundation.org.