Board

Board of Directors

Immigration Law & Justice Michigan’s Board of Directors includes distinguished members from across the state who share their expertise and sound judgment to enhance the organization’s strategic growth and sustain its ongoing mission.

Lisa Blanchard
Board Chair
Community Volunteer
Petoskey

Dr. Maya Pagni Barak
Board Vice Chair
Assistant Prof. Criminology & Criminal Justice at University of Michigan-Dearborn

Carole R. Nelson
Secretary
Accountant, Retired/Self-Employed
Portage

Trace Bauman: CPA, MST
Treasurer
Corporate Controller
Monsma Marketing Corporation
Grand Rapids

Sonya Luna
Former Coordinator of Hispanic/Latino Ministries,
Michigan Conference, United Methodist Church

Kevin Battle
Attorney
Miller Johnson Attorneys
Grand Rapids

Leslie Neal
Department Chair of Communication and World Languages
Montcalm Community College
Sidney

Rev. Paul Perez
Lead Minister
Central United Methodist Church
Detroit

Marisa Huston
Library Technician, Outreach Department
Ann Arbor District Library