Leadership Staff

Grounded Staff

These excellent, qualified people are the key to our success and the success of the teens we serve.

Exposure Coaches

Exposure coaches are typically well known local community leaders. These coaches are caring and supportive individuals who invest their time to challenge each student to grow and expand their horizons. They focus on building relationships, and strong peer groups with the ultimate goal of empower students.

Rebecca Cox


David Dauer

Jill Deitsch

Aaron Hernandez

Sharon Miller


Ronnie Neumann


Elaine Schloemann

Matt Smith

Erik Szyperski

Sarah Weisbarth

Governing Board of Directors

Todd Beals


General Manager, Midland Country Club

James (Jim) Rajewski


Retired CFO, MCV

Janet Kummeth


Technology Director, MidMichigan Health

Kelly Buell

Retired, Dow

Parker Buell

USC Marshall, MBA Student

Jenny Diederich

Employee Benefits Assistant, Tri Star Trust Bank

Debbie DeBoe

Controller, MCV

Dr. Jeffrey Dulude

DDS, PLC Family Dentistry

Jill Gushow

Director of HR/Legal Counsel, Morley Companies

Craig Howson

Industrial Operations Manager, Three Rivers Corporation

Kenneth Mault

Retired, Law Enforcement

Dr. Steve Poole

Principal, Jefferson Middle School

Kathy Snyder

Teacher & Coach, Dow High School

Community Advisory Board

Bobbie Arnold

President/CEO, Strosacker Foundation

Paul Barbeau

President and General Manager, Great Lakes Loons and

ESPN 100.9 FM

Richard Dolinski

President Emeritus, The Legacy Center for Community Success

Linda D. Kennan

Vice President, Corporate Stewardship, Dow Corning Corporation

Gerald Ladwig

Attorney/Magistrate – Deputy District Court Administrator 75th District Court

Trish Martin

Director of Legal Business Operations, Dow Chemical Company

Sharon Mortensen

President & CEO, Midland Area Community Foundation Clare County Community Foundation

Rev. Dr. Wally Mayton III

Associate Pastor, Memorial Presbyterian Church

Richard M. Reynolds

President Emeritus, MidMichigan Health

Stacey Trapani

Owner, Trapani Communications

Active Volunteers

Volunteers are critical to our ability to fulfill the mission of The ROCK and their work hasn't gone unnoticed. Thank you to all of our active volunteers and everyone else who has given us a hand.

Tammy Beauchamp

Special Events

Sally Bowen

Fund Development Committee

Kim Cloud

Marketing Committee

Katlin Kowalczyk

Jack of all Trades

Mike Mullis

Fund Development Committee

Judy Ruttan