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MCWT Leadership

Our organization is powered by an energetic and forward-thinking team that primarily consists of volunteers who are working full-time jobs, raising families, and have a passion for improving the state of Michigan. As we have grown we have added a 3 full-time employees and a few contract employees. 

Our board of directors provides overall decision-making for the organization along with setting the vision for the organization. We also receive support from our advisory board members and chief mission officers who provide strategic oversight and sponsorship of the organization as a whole. Representing organizations from Fortune 100 companies to start-up businesses, these companies provide perspectives that benefit everyone with a stake in MCWT’s success.

Our executive director and staff support work to ensure success and quality in everything the organization does.

Managing Board / Advisory Board / Chief Mission Officers

Executive Board

The Executive Board of MCWT is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the council and its foundation, as well as creating and executing plans and programs to ensure achievement of objectives.

Carey Pachla Bio
Vice President 
Rebecca Bray Bio

Nicole Satterley

Karen Piurkowski Bio

Michelle Billingsley

Don Bogojevich

George S. Fish

Linda Mitchell Bio

Paulette Ozga Bio
Chris Rydzewski

Karen Schankin

Paula Walworth Bio

Member At Large
Jane Sydlowski Bio



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Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is responsible for strategic oversight and for supporting sponsorship of the organization as a whole as well as events and membership from within their own organizations.

John Bonapace Bio 
Board Co-Chair

Jill Maiorano 
Bio Cisco 
Board Co-Chair
Lisa Adams
Coleen Borgia Bio
Jennifer Charters Bio Ally
Audra Cumberworth Consumers Energy
Grace Hansen Bio

Tony Hollamon 
Bio Epitec Inc.
Prashant Javkar
Prashant Javkar
Bio Ford Motor 
Jackie Knittel
Fast Switch 
Linda Kopchia Bio
General Motors
Steven Lang
TD Ameritrade 
Amy Luke, GMAmy Luke Bio
General Motors
Sudha Potukutchi
Bio   STG

Vishaka Radia Bio
Executive Search Partners
Aaron Rajda  
Ford Motor Company
Mary Reardon  Covisint

Jay Roberts Bio
Donna Satterfield
Donna Satterfield
Bio  IBM 
Hannah Schneider
Rajani Sinha
Fiat Chrysler

Rhonda St. John-Hamborsky
Bio AT&T
Rebecca Steel Bio
Paul Warburton Bio
Cindy Warner Bio

Sucheta Walimbe Bio Ford

Mission Task Force and Chief Mission Officer(s)

K - 8
May Russell

High School
Loretta Yakima

Judy Asher

Early Career
Amy Luke and Heather Michalak

Mid-Late Career
Maru Flores and Karlene Patterson

Member Stewardship
Ellece Campbell

Marketing & Communications
Becky Price

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