About Us Our Mission The mission of the Autism Alliance of Michigan is to lead unprecedented collaboration that will improve the quality of life for individuals with autism and their loved ones through education, comprehensive services, coordinated advocacy, dedication to community, and navigation. Our Vision The long-term vision of the Autism Alliance of Michigan is to ensure high quality services, remove roadblocks and create opportunities for all individuals impacted by autism so that they may lead purposeful and fulfilling lives.
President and CEO
Chief Operations and Development Officer
Sgt. Scott Schuelke
Technology & Marketing Manager Lisa Espinoza Content Developer Pat Kemp, Microbusiness Executive Director Lauren Lewis, Event & Volunteer Coordinator
Operations Support & Executive Assistant Audra Parsons, Navigator Program Specialist Kelly Roberts, Navigator Program Specialist Lauren Todaro, Grants & Development Manager
AAoM has the honor of working with both a dedicated Board of Trustees and an esteemed Board of Advisors.
Board of Trustees Laura A. Athens Julie Bullock Tim Codd Stephen D’Arcy Bruce Dall Bill Ernzen Amy Fangboner Paul Glomski Ron Hodess Cameron Hosner Jason Jones John Koppin Amy Matthews, Ph.D Debora Matthews David Meador, Chairman Vasilios Moutzouros, MD Jon Witz Advisory Board Ruth Anan, Ph.D. Emily Besecker, BCBA, Judson Center Kara Brooklier, Ph.D., Children’s Center of Wayne County Pamela Dixon-Thomas, Ph.D., Wayne State University Wayne Fuque, Ph.D., Western Michigan University Jan Graetz, Ph.D., Oakland University Lesly Hendershot, Ph.D., The Children’s Center of Wayne County Michael Hixon, Ph.D., Central Michigan University Brooke Ingersoll, Ph.D., Michigan State University Jamesena Ingram, M.Ed., Wayne County Tisa Johnson, M.D., Henry Ford Health System
Krista Kennedy, BCBA, Children’s Hospital of Michigan Moham Krishnan, BCBA, Hope Network Tammy Morris, M.A., CCC/SLP, Oakwood Health System Ann Patronik, R.T., Judson Center Stephanie Peterson, Ph.D., Western Michigan University James Todd, Ph.D., Eastern Michigan University Lori Warner, Ph.D., Beaumont Health System Susan Youngs, M.D., Oakwood Health System