Board of Directors

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.

Benita Rosa Simmons, President

Jason Cain, Vice-President
Omni Credit Union

Peter Phelps, Secretary
Retired from Bronson Battle Creek Health

Kim Staib, Treasurer
Retired from Kelloggs

Jenny Andrews, Past-President
Ganton Senior Living

Bryon Casler, Director
AAA of Michigan

Travis Haineault, Director
DeMaagd GMC Nissan

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

Amanda Lanphear-Funk, Director
Ganton Senior Communities

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