Staff & Leadership

Michael’s Place Board of Directors is comprised of northern Michigan business and philanthropic leaders who keep the organization’s mission in focus with every decision and initiative. Board members shepherd Michael’s Place in our efforts to develop new ways to comfort grieving families and educate the public on the life-changing benefits of grief support.

Board of Directors

Karen Browne
Board President
President – TBA Credit Union

Gretchen Overbeek
Board Secretary
Vice President of Compensation and Benefits, Hagerty Insurance

Doug Morgenstern
Treasurer
Community Banking (Retired)

Mindy Davis Buell
Executive Director/CEO, Michael’s Place

Chris Dennos
Founder, Trustee

Judy Harrison
Trustee
Owner – High Impact Productions

Leslie Heimburger, MD
Trustee

Mike Mahn
Trustee
Owner – Golden Fowler Home Furnishings

Michael's Place Staff

Mindy Davis Buell
Executive Director

Melissa Dunklow
Grief Services Coordinator – Children & Families

Marlee Harrison
Office Coordinator

Pam Jones-Robinson
Communications Coordinator

Elizabeth Judson
Community Partnership Coordinator

Sarah Schultz, LLPC
Grief Services Coordinator – Adults & Community

Kristi Spencer-Nemec, MA, LPC
Grief Services Director

Connie Wintzinger
Development Director