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Board Members

A Board of Directors governs Gift of Life Michigan, setting all policies and overseeing all activity for the organization. Committees address issues ranging from histocompatibility to multiple-organ retrieval. Meetings take place quarterly.

Governing board 2018

  • Chair: John E. Green Jr., Aegis Group Search Consultants, LLC, term ends 2019
  • Immediate Past Chair: Atsushi Yoshida, M.D., term ends 2019
  • Chair Elect: Anne Murphy, Michigan Medicine, term ends 2019
  • Secretary: Anthony King, The Wellness Plan, term ends 2019
  • Treasurer: Pamela Sexton, Old National Bank, term ends 2018 
  • Maurice Binkow, Esq., Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and Cohn, LLP, term ends 2019
  • Stephen Economy, term ends 2019
  • Sherrie Farrell, J.D., Dykema Gossett, PLLC, term ends 2019
  • Darla Granger, M.D., St. John Hospital & Medical Center, term ends 2020
  • James Hoogeboom, D.O., Surgical Critical Care Associates P.C., term ends 2018
  • Annette Joe, M.D., Michigan Medicine, term ends 2018
  • Dean Kim, M.D., Henry Ford Hospital, term ends 2020
  • John Magee, M.D., Michigan Medicine, term ends 2020
  • Tim Mulligan, term ends 2020
  • Elizabeth Rubinstein, Liver Recipient, term ends 2019
  • Kathleen Vogelsang, C.F.A., Van Andel Institute, term ends 2018
  • Staff: Dorrie Dils, CEO, Gift of Life Michigan

Advisory board 2018

  • Chair: Kevin Ross, M.P.H., M.S., Eversight, term ends 2018
  • Vice Chair: Randall Sung, M.D.,Michigan Medicine, term ends 2019
  • Michelle Amore, B.S.N., R.N., St. John Hospital, term ends 2019
  • Damanpreet Bedi, M.D., Beaumont Health System, term ends 2018
  • Theodore Boeve, Spectrum Health Hospitals, term ends 2020
  • Attasit Chokechanachaisakul, M.D., St. John Hospital and Medical Center, term ends 2020
  • Kelly Collins, M.D., Henry Ford Hospital, term ends 2019
  • Joyce deJong, D.O., Western Michigan University Homer Stryker, M.D. School of Medicine, term ends 2020
  • Jason Denny, M.D., Henry Ford Hospital, term ends 2018
  • Jeffrey Devries, M.D., M.P.H., Beaumont Health System, term ends 2020
  • John Hayden, Bronson Healthcare, term ends 2018
  • R. Michael Hofmann, M.D., term ends 2020
  • Steve Kemp, Kemp Funeral Home & Cremation Services, term ends 2020
  • Michael Leahy, M.D., West Michigan Surgical Specialists, PLC, term ends 2017
  • Maclovio "Jim" Lopez, M.D., Michigan Medicine, term ends 2020
  • Anita Moncrease, M.D., term ends 2018
  • Omar Moussa, M.Sc., Ph.D., D(ABHI), Michigan Medicine, term ends 2020
  • Mohammed Rehman, D.O., Henry Ford Hospital, term ends 2019
  • Jason Rolls, M.D., Harper University Hospital, term ends 2019
  • Gary Roth, D.O., Michigan Health & Hospital Association, term ends 2018
  • William Ryan, Transplant Life Foundation, term ends 2018
  • Milagros Samaniego, M.D., Michigan Medicine, term ends 2018
  • Christian Schafer, Trinity, term ends 2020
  • Ruth Johnson, Secretary of State, Michigan Department of State, term ends 2020
  • Staff: Bruce Nicely, CCO, Gift of Life Michigan

Gift of Life Foundation

There is also a separate entity, the Gift of Life Foundation, which has its own Board of Trustees.