Advisory Board

CAB board members at UPHP
CAB board Members at UPHP

The U.P. Area Health Education Center is comprised of an advisory board from diverse areas of the community in order to utilize problem-solving skill sets to achieve established goals. We currently are seeking new members to be a part of our Community Advisory Board.


  Community Advisory Board  
Elise Bur Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center Administrative Director
Anita Carter MSU Extension MSU Program Instructor
Melissa Copenhaver NMU School of Nursing Instructor
Mary Harris Marquette County Cares Coalition MC Squared Coordinator
Lindsey Havel Upper Peninsula Health Plan Clinical Services Program Manager
David Luoma, MD NMU Health Center Physician
Ronda Manninen Marquette Senior High School HOSA Instructor
Taryn Mason Copper Country Mental Health Institute Director
Jerry Messana Marquette County Health Department Director
Amy Poirier Great Lakes Recovery Centers Foundation Coordinator
Sally Richard Michigan Works! Upward Talent Council
David Sim Aspirus Grand View Hospital Director of Public Relations
Susan Tincknell, BS MSU College of Human Medicine UP Campus Community Administrator
Greg Toutant Great Lakes Recovery Centers Executive Director


Updated: 06/28/18


Michigan Area Health Education Center Program Office Staff 
Thomas Reed, Associate Program Director & Dr. Wanda Gibson-Scipio, Co-Program Director