Board Members

Treasurer

Britany Affolter-Caine, Ph.D.

Works in Lansing and Detroit, lives in Ypsilanti Township
Executive Director
U
niversity Research Corridor
Chair

Colby Spencer Cesaro

Creative: vocalist, actor and dancer
Works in Lansing, lives in Dexter
Vice-President
Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities (MICU)
Stewardship Committee Chair

Kim Easter

Creative: performing as vocalist Kim Vox.
Works and lives in Ann Arbor
Major Gift Officer
Law School, University of Michigan
Secretary

Merrill Guerra

Creative: vocalist
Works and lives in Ypsilanti Township
Owner & Broker
Red Barn Realty

Michael L. Henry

Creative: filmmaker (former)
Works and lives in Ann Arbor
Senior Advisor
Cavanaugh Advisors

Linette Lao

Creative: graphic designer and creative writer
Works and lives in Ypsilanti
Founder & Designer
Invisible Engines

Melissa Milton-Pung

Creative: historic preservationist
Works in Ann Arbor, lives in Ypsilanti
Project Manager
Michigan Municipal League

Jay Mullick

Works in Saline, lives in Ann Arbor
Managing Partner
PSMI Inc.
Owner
Melange

President/CEO

Deb Polich

Creative: theater and costume designer (former)
Works and lives in Ann Arbor
President/CEO
The Arts Alliance & Artrain

Viren Shah, MBA, BE, PMP

Works in Ann Arbor, lives in Northville
VP & CIO
Masco Cabinetry

Susan Wagner

Creative: dancer
Works and lives in Ann Arbor
VP & Compliance Department Manager
Bank of Ann Arbor

Alexandra West

Works and lives in Ann Arbor
Director of Research
Ann Arbor Spark