Board of Directors

Who We Are

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for the work of Charitable Union and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.

Jason Cain, President
Omni Credit Union

Amanda Lanphear-Funk, Vice-President
Ganton Senior Communities

Peter Phelps, Secretary
Retired from Bronson Battle Creek Health

Kim Staib, Treasurer
Retired from Kelloggs

Benita Rosa Simmons, Past-President
VA

Adam Dingwall, Director
Retired from Battle Creek Family YMCA

Travis Haineault, Director
DeMaagd GMC Nissan

Melissa Heffner, Director
Law Office of Melissa J Heffner, PLC

Andrew Parsons, Director
Kalsee Credit Union

Diane Ramirez, Director
Chemical Bank

Rev. Thomas Ryberg, Director
First Congregational Church

Chuck Saulsberry, Director
Calhoun County

Tracie Tomak, Director
Tomak & Podolsky, PLLC