Leadership

Friends of Different Learners is proud of the many volunteers who lend enthusiastic support, strong leadership, and heartfelt advocacy to our organization and community.  Countless hours and boundless energy allow our many annual projects like the Appreciation Awards, Camp & Resource Fair, Disability Awareness Workshop, and LINKS to continue to flourish.

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee serves as the administrative unit of Friends.

President

Jessica LaRose

jdlarose92@gmail.com


Vice President

Hilde Swain

hildeswain@yahoo.com


Treasurer

Carrie Chapie

carriechapie@gmail.com


Secretary

Contact us if interested


Past President

Catherine Henne-Lewandowski


Committee Chairs

Building Reps & LINKS

Kathy Sinclair-Pearson

kathy@execrecruiters.com

Camp & Resource Fair

Disability Awareness Workshop
Denise Moore

rmoore2369@

wideopenwest.com

Membership

Kristy Barrett
kristybarett1@yahoo.com

Social Media
Diana Moak
DPMoak@aol.com

District Organizations Representatives

BPS PAC
Diana Moak               DPMoak@aol.com

Oakland PAC

Audra Bartholomew
audrapacrep@aol.com

PTSA Council
Peggy Branch
Peggybranch@comcast.net

Denise Moore
rmoore2639@wideopenwest.com

Building Representatives

Berkshire Middle School

Catherine Henne-Lewandowski

mlewand@live.com

 

Beverly Elementary

Rachel Farabee

rmtater@yahoo.com 

810-348-0573


Bingham Farms Elementary

Tami White

tawhite271@gmail.com

 

BCS (Covington)

Barb Crowley

barbjackcrowley@gmail.com

 

BPS Early Childhood Center (Midvale)

Catherine Henne-Lewandowski

mlewand@live.com

 

Derby Middle School

Kathy Sinclair-Pearson

kathy@execrecruiters.com

 

Greenfield Elementary

Jessica LaRose

jdlarose92@gmail.com

586-907-4912

 

Groves High School

Maureen George

mfgeorge110@gmail.com

248-703-4413

 

Harlan Elementary

Melissa Baldwin

arwood@me.com

248-766-3296

 

Pembroke Elementary

Jocelyn Cook

jocelyn.goodman@gmail.com

937-902-8470

 

Pierce Elementary

Trish Olevnik

pmo70@sbcglobal.net

 

Post High School (Annex)

Catherine Henne-Lewandowski

mlewand@live.com

 

Quarton Elementary

Carrie Chapie

carriechapie@gmail.com

 

Seaholm High School

Anna Leslie

jimannaleslie@yahoo.com

 

West Maple Elementary

Melissa Vander Laan

mfkvanderlaan@gmail.com


 Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee consists of past presidents and executive committee members selected annually by the current Executive Committee to serve in an advisory capacity.


Peggy Branch
Terri McCardell
Diana Moak

Denise Moore

Susan Nanry

Suzanne O'Leary

Karen Selby
Kathy Sinclair-Pearson       Debby Suris
Cheri Taunt
Cindy Trotta
Aryn Zwierzchowski