Erva and her mother take a break to take a picture
Father and child sitting in the garden
A man pushes his sister through the garden on her wheelchair


We are lead by executive director, Lesa Dion, and a board of directors comprised of representatives from across Michigan. Our board brings a variety of backgrounds and experiences to the table; however, they all share a passion for supporting programs that help children.


Executive Director

Lesa Dion - Hudsonville, MI

Executive Committee and Board Leadership

Robert J. Potter President - Southfield

UHY Accounting Services

Rodney Prahl Treasurer - Grand Rapids

Terri Rozek-Beebe Secretary - Rogers City

McDonald's Owner/Operator

Michael Rodewald Vice-President - Grand Rapids

McDonald's Owner/Operator

Board of Directors

Bill Millard - Kalamazoo

Dement & Marquardt, PLC

Daniel Kreft RMHMM Rep

Vice President

Independent Bank

Julie Aronica RMHMM Rep - Royal Oak

Director, Quality Improvement

Blue Cross Complete of Michigan

Marcia Bishop - Holland

Retired former Superintendent of Schools

Michael Bohnsack RMHWM Rep - Rockford

Strategy Development Engagement

Renee Draves

McDonald's Owner/Operator

Ryan Reardon

McDonald's Owner/Operator

Simone Margraf - Portland

Director of Curriculum/ Instructional Invention Specialist

Portland Public Schools

Emeritus Board Member

Glen V. Borre - Grand Rapids

Miller Johnson