Autism Alliance of Michigan

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What Drives Us Forward

True North People with autism will lead lives that meet their greatest potential.
Mission We lead efforts to raise expectations and expand opportunities for people touched by autism across the lifespan.
Core Values Advocacy Diversity Expertise Innovation Ownership Compassion Collective Impact

Navigation

A life-long guide with professional help and answers for anyone touched by autism.

Education

Create a community with awareness and high expectations in schools and at large to prepare for a safe, successful, and inclusive life.

Employment

Maximize employment opportunities for individuals of all abilities across industries, through innovation and partnerships.

Independent Living

Drive initiatives that allow individuals with autism to attain the independent or supported living they choose.

How We Invest In The Mission

The Autism Alliance of Michigan (AAoM) is leading efforts to make Michigan a better place to live for people with autism and their families. Our impact on families, communities, lawmakers, and service providers is not possible without the generous support of our corporate, foundation, and individual donors.
Financial Reports

Our Staff

Executive Team

Colleen Allen, PhD
President and CEO

 

Tammy Morris
Chief Program Officer

Carla O'Malley
Chief Development Officer

Program Team

Barbara Brish
Education Specialist

Susanna Ickes
Navigation Specialist

Joanna Lofton
Community Resource Specialist 

Jill Matson
Clinical Specialist Navigator Manager

Dennis McElhone
Navigation Specialist

 

Kat Nelson
Program Assistant

Hetal Patel
Communication Specialist 

Rana Ramouni
Navigation Specialist 

Emma Tryson
Navigation Specialist 

Sharon Valente
Navigation Specialist

Employment Team

Kelly Blakeslee
Vocational Consultant 

Cutrina Claxton
Vocational Support Ally

LaShonda Hampton
Vocational Support Ally

Meaghan Karafa
Assessment Coordinator 

John Steudle
Human Resource Specialist 

Development Team

Mary Bucher
Annual Fund and Donor Relations Manager

Sherri Fresorger
Development Assistant

Luke LaBenne
Graphic Design Coordinator 

Lauren Lewis
Corporate and Operations Manager  

Megan Williams
Events and Volunteer Coordinator

 

AAoM Board of Directors

Colleen Allen
President & CEO,
Autism Alliance
of Michigan

Laura Athens
Attorney & Mediator

Julie Bullock
Parent Advocate
& Philanthropist

Brian Calley
President, 
Small Business Association of Michigan

Bruce Dall
President,
MotorCity Casino Hotel

Steve D'Arcy
Partner,
Quantum Group LLC

William Ernzen
Managing Director,
Accenture

Amy Fangboner
Executive Assistant,
PVS Chemicals, Inc.

Michelle Fecteau
Executive Director,
Wayne State University
Chapter of the American
Association of University Professors

Ron Fournier
President,
Truscott Rossman

Paul Glomski
CEO, Detroit Labs

Ron Hodess
Principal, Miller Canfield

 

Amy Hillier
Young Professionals Board
Representative

Melissa Howell
Senior Vice President &
Global Human Resources,
Kellogg Company

Tisa Johnson-Hooper, M.D.
Medical Director,
Henry Ford Health System Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities

John Koppin
Assurance Partner,
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Mark LaNeve
VP U.S. Marketing,
Sales & Service,
Ford Motor Company

 

David Meador - Chairman
Vice Chairman & Chief
Administrative Officer,
DTE Energy Company

Raj Nair
President & Chief
Operating Officer,
Multimatic

Kathleen Oswald
Director & Chief
Administrative Officer,
H2O Energy Ltd.

Colette Rizik
Client Accountant,
Apparatus Solutions, Inc.

Jeff Stafeil
Executive VP & CFO,
Adient

Jon Witz
President,
Jonathan Witz & Associates

 

Young Professional Board

Elisabeth D’Arcy Amy Hillier Mott Children’s Hospital William McDowell Detroit Labs
Jamie Chapoton PriceWaterhouseCoopers Andrew Cauzillo PriceWaterhouseCoopers Abigael Davis YMCA-Ann Arbor
Lauren Lewis Autism Alliance of Michigan Alicia Naser DMC-CHM Autism Center Rachel Schilling Children’s Center for Growth
Calvin Gee Julie Rauch Katee Welte Julie Welch Amaze Travel
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