CAN Dynamic Org Chart

Derrick Miller

Executive Director

Northside/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 101

Job Description

Establish the strategic direction for the organization; Align and secure resources to accomplish strategic goals; Cultivate a healthy and safe environment for all CAN staff, volunteers, clients, and partners

Main Project(s)

  • Grantwriting and associated peripheral tasks (ex. reports, data tracking and analysis)

  • Crafting and initiating new impact strategies (ex. neighborhood environmental sustainability and health disparities)

  • Board, funder, and key stakeholder management and cultivation

Additional Project(s)

Establish and pursue resolutions toward inclusion, equity, diversity, and advocacy challenges

Notes/Specializations

Establish and pursue resolutions toward inclusion, equity, diversity, and advocacy challenges

Laura Amtower

Director of
Education

Bryant/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 103

Job Description

Direct the development, implementation, and maintence of all curricula at CAN; Develop, oversee, and implement summer camp thematic curricula; Develop, oversee yearlong thematic curricula through CAN A&D art sessions that occur once a week at each site; Build and maintain connections and creative opportunities for CAN students within the Washtenaw County greater community; Develop, oversee, build, and facilitate placemaking projects across all sites; Collaborate on CAN educational fundraising and grantwriting; Direct CAN A&D Program

Main Project(s)

  • Direct the development, implementation, and maintence of all curricula at CAN

  • Develop, oversee, and implement summer camp thematic curricula

  • Develop, oversee yearlong thematic curricula through CAN A&D art sessions that occur once a week at each site

  • Build and maintain connections and creative opportunities for CAN students within the Washtenaw County greater community

  • Develop, oversee, build, and facilitate placemaking projects across all sites

  • Collaborate on CAN educational fundraising and grantwriting

  • Direct CAN A&D Program


Connects with: All team members to design and implement the projects; all team members train to understand effective educational strategies to solicit the best possible experience for the students

Additional Project(s)

Occasional site-specific creative projects

Notes/Specializations

Curriculum development, educational strategies, visual art, community engagement, higher education

Colette DeRaud

Director of Community Wellness & Engagement

Hikone

734-994-2985 ext. 124

Job Description

Development, Communications, and Public Health

Main Project(s)

  • Tracking and processing financial donations

  • Developing and improving impact measurement tools

  • Assist with annual fundraisers in collaboration with relevant team members

  • Coordinate creation of social media and newsletters

  • Ensure CAN Branding guideliness are up to date and followed

  • Applying for Public Health grants

  • Developing and operating CAN-Wide Public Healthy programs

Additional Project(s)

Nutrition Policy & Recipe Related Projects at CAN

Notes/Specializations

Nutrition Policy & Recipe Related Projects at CAN

Katie Lampen

Director of Operations

Northside/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 109

Job Description

Use tools like Salesforce, FormAssembly, Google Suite, WIX, and more to develop, update, and organize policies, procedures, internal & external communications, and trainings to improve efficiency and quality of programs and services

Main Project(s)

  • Collaborating with team members to develop & update CAN trainings

  • Developing and updating CAN policies and procedures

  • Ensuring brand consistency

  • Updating website and organizing organizational content for quick and easy access

  • Setting up and maintaining Salesforce/FormAssembly- using these tools to improve our procedures


Team members help by utilizing the tools and providing feebdack for improvement

Additional Project(s)

CAN Works

Notes/Specializations

Long-term capacity building, Spanish language (mostly writing, but can do some speaking), education/curriculum development, leadership & project supervision

Harrison Metzler

Director of Green Baxter Court Community Center

Green Baxter Court

734-994-2985 ext. 110

Job Description

Developing and cultivating community at Hikone; Creating a welcoming, safe, and thriving after school program, facilitating a food security program, and procuring resources to create housing stabilization

Main Project(s)

  • Ensuring expected outcomes are being seen through Green Baxter Court's community engagement efforts, after school program and school liason efforts, and food security programs

  • Community engagement effots include Back to School BBQ's, holiday polucks, resident council meetings, etc. 

  • Food security efforts inclue facilitaitng a food distribution once every two weeks and maintaining a food pantry

  • School liason efforts include communicating and building relationships with schools to positively impact GBC students

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Fayiza Nabilsi

Director of Bryant Market & Facilities

Bryant

734-994-2985 ext. 162

Job Description

Supporting the director in developing and cultivating community at Bryant Community Center; Creating a robust, safe, thriving after school program; Facilitating food security through food distributions

Main Project(s)

  • Focus is on Bryant food stabilization efforts through operating the Bryant Market

  • Coordinates with Food Gatherers, AAPS, VISTAS, U of M work study, Social Work interns, volunteers, and more


Connects with: Sky Woodman & Tyla Tolbert

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Bobby Portis II

Director of Creekside Court Community Center

Creekside Court

Job Description

Foster a thriving sense of community where residents feel supported and well resourced; Supports chidren with development regarding education, and social skills; Creating a structure environment that is open to the thoughts, mindfulness and trust of the children and resident at Creekside Court; Being a listening ear to children while providing skills to identify strengths, weaknesses, and growth; Managing educational programs while supporting staff with projects and goals tailored to the educational growth of the children in the program; Helping residents feel secure through food distributions and a food pantry

Main Project(s)

  • Partnering with residents, AAPS, and other community stakeholders to provide resources and support for residents

  • Create, plan and execute community engagement activities such as holiday parties, back-to-school BBQ, and other activities for the community

  • Support families by advocating on their behalf in school settings to help them gain optimal educational achievement

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Tyla Tolbert

Associate Director of Bryant Educational Programs

Bryant

734-994-2985 ext. 107

Job Description

Supporting the Director of Bryant Educational Programs in cultivating community at Bryant Community Center around the educational programs; Support students K-12 in their academic journey; Develop meaningful relationships with students and educators to be assist our students in the classroom; Ensure safety and wellbeing of Bryant youth

Main Project(s)

  • Focus is on Bryant education efforts through operating the After School Program & Educational Summer Camp

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Currently studying Psychology in the Honors program

Sherrie Greenleaf

Bookkeeper

Northside/All- Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 101

Job Description

Works with CAN's executive director, deputy director, and accountant to process payroll at the close of pay periods (bi-weekly), prepares, records and distributes paychecks; Processes state and federal payroll tax deposits and reports; Pays monthly health insurance bill and reconciles with payroll, pays quarterly workers compensation; Processes all monthly and quarterly grant invoices, W2/W3, 1099s, 1096 tax forms, work study paperwork, and expenditure reports

Main Project(s)

  • Responsible for performing a variety of bookkeeping and accounting duties including processing payroll bi-weekly, financial record keeping and transactions including accounts payable, receivable and general ledger

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Shelby Banks

AmeriCorps VISTA

Hikone

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Jamie Conner

AmeriCorps VISTA

Hikone

734-994-2985 ext. 174

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

  • Further developing the food program at CAN to provide more efficeint and accessible services which adaquately fill the needs of specific CAN neighborhoods

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Emanuel Holder

AmeriCorps VISTA

Remote / All-Sites

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Klay Krogol

AmeriCorps VISTA

Green Baxter Court

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Krystal Steward

Bryant Sustainability Outreach Specialist

Bryant

Job Description

Develop and coordinate Bryant's sustainability initiatives in partnership with the City of Ann Arbor's A2 Zero Initiative

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Louey Guillen

Deputy Director

Green Baxter Court/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 106

Job Description

New staff onboarding and training; Staff and intern supervision; Leadership development and cultivation; Run the CAN-SE Board (CAN South East)

Main Project(s)

  • Staff onboarding and training

  • Supervision and leadership development

  • Conflict resolution


All team members benefit from carving out time in their schedules to pause and reflect on their personal and professional development through supervisions with Louey.

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Social work, supervision, leadership development

Montana Crowell

Grants Specialist

Remote/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 152

Job Description

Manage grantee contract requirements and performance; draft grants; maintain grant records; monitor and report on grant strategy budgets; ensure compliance with organizational and IRS rules and regulations; cultivate relationships with foundations and other funders

Main Project(s)

  • Research, write, and manage grants

  • Supervise the grant team

  • Work with the development team to pursue CAN's strategic plan


Connects with: Frankie Moore, Derrick Miller, Katie Lampen / All team members can communicate with Montana if they have any funding desires/needs she can then research or include in prospective grants

Additional Project(s)

Work closely with the City of Ann Arbor's Office of Sustainability and Innovation as CAN's internal project manager for the Bryant Sustainability Project; Serve as the staff liaison for CAN's Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy (IDEA) committee

Notes/Specializations

Writing, data collection/management, record-keeping

Jazmine Harrison

Director of Arrowwood Hills Community Center

Arrowwood Hills

734-994-2985 ext. 176

Job Description

Foster a thriving sense of community where residents feel supported and well resourced; Supports chidren with development regarding education, and social skills; Creating a structure environment that is open to the thoughts, mindfulness and trust of the children and resident at Arrowwood Hills Co-op; Being a listening ear to children while providing skills to identify strengths, weaknesses, and growth; Managing after school program while supporting staff with projects and goals tailored to the educational growth of the children in the program; Helping residents feel secure through food distributions and a food pantry

Main Project(s)

  • Partnering with residents, AAPS, and other community stakeholders to provide resources and support for AAHC residents

  • Create, plan and execute community engagement activities such as holiday parties, back-to-school BBQ, and other activities for the community

  • Support families by advocating on their behalf in school settings to help them gain optimal educational achievement

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Social work

Torey Madura

Director of Hikone Community Center

Hikone

Job Description

Foster a thriving sense of community where residents feel supported and well resourced; Supports chidren with development regarding education, and social skills; Creating a structure environment that is open to the thoughts, mindfulness and trust of the children and resident at Hikone; Being a listening ear to children while providing skills to identify strengths, weaknesses, and growth; Managing educational programs while supporting staff with projects and goals tailored to the educational growth of the children in the program

Main Project(s)

  • Partnering with residents, AAPS, and other community stakeholders to provide resources and support for residents

  • Create, plan and execute community engagement activities such as holiday parties, back-to-school BBQ, and other activities for the community

  • Support families by advocating on their behalf in school settings to help them gain optimal educational achievement

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Valerie Muthuswami

Director of Volunteers

Northside/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 177

Job Description

Connect with individual members and/or groups outside of the organization who want to give their time and make a difference in their own communities

Main Project(s)

  • Recruit new volunteers through websites and attending in person (job) fairs

  • Maintain relationships with existing partners and individual long term volunteers

  • Evenly distribute volunteers among the various programs at each site

  • Onboard volunteers by ensuring they complete necessary trainings and background checks


All team members help by maintaining clear and consistent communication with the Director of Volunteers, ensuring all individuals and groups who help on-site have been properly vetted and trained and by implementing their own additional on-site orientation process so volunteers know what to expect at each unique location

Additional Project(s)

CAN Holiday Gift Coordination & other volunteer donations; Connects with Frankie Moore

Notes/Specializations

Paola Nkwuzor

Director of Bryant Educational Programs

Bryant

Job Description

Foster a thriving sense of community where residents feel supported and well resourced; Supports chidren with development regarding education, and social skills; Creating a structure environment that is open to the thoughts, mindfulness and trust of the children and resident at Bryant; Being a listening ear to children while providing skills to identify strengths, weaknesses, and growth; Managing educational programs while supporting staff with projects and goals tailored to the educational growth of the children in the program

Main Project(s)

  • Partnering with residents, AAPS, and other community stakeholders to provide resources and support for residents

  • Create, plan and execute community engagement activities such as holiday parties, back-to-school BBQ, and other activities for the community

  • Support families by advocating on their behalf in school settings to help them gain optimal educational achievement

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Kayla Samuels

Director of Brick Community Center

Brick

734-994-2985 ext. 142

Job Description

Developing and cultivating community at Brick Community Center; Creating a robust, safe, thriving, educational after school program; Facilitating food security through food distributions and an emergency food pantry

Main Project(s)

  • Ensuring expected outcomes are being seen through Brick's school community engagement efforts, after school program and school liason efforts, and food security programs

  • Community engagement effots include partnerships with Brick educators, holiday polucks, etc. 

  • Food security efforts inclue facilitaitng a food pantry on a regular basis

  • School liason efforts include communicating and building relationships with schools to positively impact Brick students

Additional Project(s)

Facilitating individual and group supervision with masters and bachelors social work interns (University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University) with the goal of taking on the role of supervising BSW interns in the future; Connects with Louey

Notes/Specializations

Social work, specifically mental health

David Greene

Accountant

Northside/All Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 101

Job Description

Works with CAN's executive director, finance committee, and bookkeeper to ensure CAN's financials are properly recorded, and financial controls are maintained at industry standards; Provides board reports that include, but not limited to, income statements, balance sheets, and liquidity reports for review by the finance committee and board

Main Project(s)

  • Responsible for performing a variety of accounting duties including ensuring financials are accurate and develop financial reports

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Alina Holmstrom

AmeriCorps VISTA Leader

Remote/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 154

Job Description

Expand and build the capacity of the VISTAs (and VISTA Summer Associates) in coordination with capacity building projects; Leaders provide support and coordination for members to increase the project's impact

Main Project(s)

  • Support VISTAs throughout their service by serving as a resource to answer questions, provide guidance, and advocate for them


Connects with: All VISTAs & Directors

Additional Project(s)

Revamp CAN's VISTA recruitment strategy by updating recruitment material and identifiying alternate sources of potential applicants; Partner with CAN Management to improve the VISTA experience at CAN

Notes/Specializations

Ashley Bond

AmeriCorps VISTA

Green Baxter Court/All-Sites

734-994-2985 ext. 172

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

  • Further develop the mindfulness curriculum and helping to implement mental health and wellness trainings and programs for CAN's community children, youth, and families to use

  • Work on-site at Green Baxter Court with Harrison and observe the After School Program to develop effective and applicable Mindfulness curriculum


Connects with: Harrison Metzler & Laura Amtower

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

I have previously developed Social Emotional Learning curriculum that is being used by 15,000 students across the U.S., including lesson plans, video and audio exercises, and workbooks, and I have done a lot of research into mindfulness techniques 

Libby Gramlich

AmeriCorps VISTA

Brick

734-994-2985 ext. 171

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

  • Update the Grant Writing Toolkit on CAN Academy to provide more accurate information in regards to the current needs for each of CAN's programs, as well as other relevant sections


Connects with: Kayla Samuels & Montana Crowell

Additional Project(s)

Interested in further developing the reach of the Brick site's food pantry and food distribution; This would entail more efficent promotion of food pantry services to those who may utilize them

Notes/Specializations

Madison Kase

AmeriCorps VISTA

Bryant

734-994-2985 ext. 167

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

  • Build capcity for Bryant's food and sustainability initiatives


Connects with: Sky Woodman, Fayiza Nabilsi, Montana Crowell, & other Bryant community/Ann Arbor city members

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Paige Swanson

AmeriCorps VISTA

Bryant

734-994-2985 ext. 169

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations

Kevin Tran

AmeriCorps VISTA

Arrowwood Hills

Job Description

Promote capacity building w/in CAN through project development

Main Project(s)

Additional Project(s)

Notes/Specializations