Board of Directors 2023

AFP Greater Detroit Chapter Board of Directors

PresidentLeslie Carmona photoLeslie Carmona, CFRE

Senior Director, Donor Experience and Individual Giving
Wayne State University
(313) 577-8085

MiVida Burrus photoMiVida Burrus, MBA
Avalon Healing Center
(313) 500-4834

Immediate Past President
Melissa Weisse photoMelissa Weisse, CFRE
Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer
Leader Dogs for the Blind
VP for Education and Programs
Erin Lin photo Erin Lin
Director of Development
Orchards Children’s Services Inc.
VP for IDEAShenise Foote photoShenise Foote
Director of Development, Horizons-Upward Bound
Cranbrook Educational Community
(248) 645-3137

VP for Marketing
Vanessa Miller photoVanessa Miller
Senior Corporate Relations Officer
Wayne State University
(313) 577-1162
VP for Membership
Stephanie Maurice photo Stephanie Maurice Beason, MSW, CFRE
Director of Development
Psi Chi
(248) 707-0741

VP for National Philanthropy Day
Paula Rodriguez photo Paula M. Rodriguez
Sr. Development Officer – Wyandotte
Henry Ford Health
(734) 287-1384

Ashley Calhoun photoAshley Calhoun
Development and Partnerships Manager
Atlantic Impact
(313) 516-8116
Secretary and Ethics Program
Jennifer Dale photo
Jennifer Dale, CNM
Director of Community Outreach & Philanthropy
Angela Hospice


(photo coming soon)

Miah Davis

Engagement + Philanthropy Manager
(313) 384-2072

George Jackson photo
George Jackson, GPC

Associate Director of Grants Management
Michigan Science Center
(313) 577-8400 x415
Dawn Dyer Magretta photo
Dawn Dyer Magretta, CFRE
Executive Director
Schoolcraft College Foundation & Alumni Relations
(734) 462-4455

Justin Remington photo
Justin Remington
Chief Operating Officer
The Remington Group
(248) 723-9570
Nina Holden photoNina Sapp, CFRE
Sr. Vice Pres., Chief Development Officer
Detroit Institute of Art
(313) 570-3134