DIRECTORS BOARD 2013-2014

The Directors' Board is selected each year on the basis of leadership, contribution to K-grams and dedication to helping bridge the education gap in the schools we work with. The directors have numerous individual and joint responsibilities. To see a full listing of responsibilities click here.


Abby Ingall
Executive Director
Senior
Elementary Education
aeingall@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
York peppermint patties

Favorite childhood memory:
Going on vacations with my family.

Casey Pence
Associate Director
Junior
Art History
cpence@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Red Vines

Favorite childhood memory:
Spending summers in the sunset eating popsicles and playing with all my neighbors.

Emily Mannisto
Director of Public Relations
Senior
Public Policy & Urban Studies
ejman@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
York peppermint patties

Favorite childhood memory:
Going on vacations with my family.

Jordan Wylie
Director of Elementary Programming
Senior
Elementary Education
jlwylie@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Starbursts and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory is going to Bring Your Child to Work Day. I used to love sitting at my Dad's desk and participating in all the fun events that were going on that day. Since he works for Ford Motor Company they always planned a lot of activities for the kids.

Paola Mendez
Student Groups Director
Junior
Environment, Complex Systems Minor
paolagm@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Hersey's Cookies and Creme Bars

Favorite childhood memory:
Making "tequila" with my grandpa- going around and picking random fruits from the garden and mixing the juices together. It always tasted horrible, but it was super fun!

Gretchen Bentz
Director of Greek Relations
Senior
Brain Behavior and Cognitive Science
gsbentz@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Milky Ways

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory was starting horseback riding lessons and getting my first horse.

Kelsey Slater
Director of Finance
Junior
krslater@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Gummy bears

Favorite childhood memory:
Horseback riding!

Jason Kraman
BookMARK Director
Senior
Organizational Studies
jkray@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Snickers

Favorite childhood memory:
Going to my first Pittsburgh Steelers football game with my whole family. It was so cold, but the Steelers won!

Hallie Taylor
Pen Pal Director
Senior
Economics
hmtay@umich.edu

Favorite candy:
Milk Duds

Favorite childhood memory:
My favorite childhood memory is spending time at my grandparents' house in the summer with all of my cousins.

Jeff Stelhin
Pen Pal Director
Senior
jstelhin@umich.edu