Rick Bergquist (Chairman, Board of Directors)
President, Kellerin Equipment Sales, Inc.
Nadine Cook (Vice Chair, Board of Directors / Co‐Chair, Fund Development Committee) Director of Public and Community Relations and Events, St. John Providence Health System
Gloria Larkins (Treasurer, Board of Directors)
Chief Financial Officer, United Way of Southeastern Michigan
John Landis (Secretary, Board of Directors)
The America Group
Grenae Dudley, Ph.D.
President & CEO, The Youth Connection
Andrew Arena (Immediate Past President / Co‐Chair, Nominating Committee)
Executive Director, Detroit Crime Commission
CEO, Ward‐Hill Omni Media
Co‐Owner, Multi‐Training Systems, LLC
Terri Tabor Conerway
Great Lakes Water Authority
Chief Organizational Development Director, Great Lakes Water Authority
Regina Daniels Thomas
Deputy Chief Counsel – Broad Based Advocacy Civil Law Group, Legal Aid and Defender
Edward Ewell, Jr. (Co‐ Chair, Nominating Committee)
Judge, Third Judicial Circuit Court
Outreach Specialist, FBI Detroit Field Office
Tiffanie Y Lewis
Director, Design & Business Architecture, Global Business Services, General Motors
President and Chairman, Board of Directors, The WW Group, Inc.
CEO, Great Lakes Water Authority
Social Media/Event Coordinator, Bank of Ann Arbor
Marketing Manager, City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department
Director, Sales Talent Development ‐ West Region, Cengage Learning
Sr. Digital Account Executive, Scripps Media (WXYZ TV & TV20 Detroit)
Health and Wellness Instructor, Revelation Wellness Fit & Free
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CALLING ALL FAMILIES! Sign up for our upcoming Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 Session! For more infomation or to sign up, call 313-826-7099 and ask for Deb O' Rah Mitchell or fill out our online form!
Get to know our youth!
Read about our current and former youth and their accomplishments throughout our Career Academies (TYCCA) program.
Check out the Fruit/Vegetable of the Month where The Youth Connection features produce tips, facts, and healthy recipes that you can share with the entire family!
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Donations payable to The Youth Connection by mail is:
The Youth Connection, Inc.
4777 E. Outer Drive
Detroit, MI 48234
Check out our Events page to find out information and photos of prior events and what we are organizing in the near future.
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