The MACAE Board of Directors is made up of active practitioners working in the field!  Our board is made up of representatives from non profit literacy groups to public school personnel. 

Bob Steeh, President 
Consultant, Novi Community Schools

Linda Cianferra, Vice President
Director of Adult and Alternative Education, Novi Community Schools

Bill Henry, MACAE Region 1 Representative 
Director of Adult Education, Consolidated Community Schools

Tina Williams, MACAE Region 2 Representative 
Director of Adult and Alternative Education, Iosco RESA 

Brenda Baker, MACAE Region 3 Representative 
Director of Fruitport Adult and Alternative Education 

Stacie Zeien, MACAE Region 4 Representative 
Student Success Coordinator, Mt. Pleasant Adult Education 

Connie Cox, MACAE Region 5 Representative 
Director of Milan Community Education 

Renae Gowen, MACAE Region 6 Representative 
Coordinator, Romulus Adult Education 

Oogie La Mar, MACAE Advocacy Chair 
Director of Kent ISD Adult Education 

Shelley Hanson, MACAE Professional Development Chair 
Director of Swan Valley Adult, Alternative and Community Education 

Karyn Goven, MACAE Networking Chair 
Director of Workforce Development, Southwest Economic Solutions

Mary Murphy, At-Large Representative
Career Navigator, Bay Arenac ISD 

Kelly Vella, At- Large Representative 
Adult Education Administrative Assistant, Huron Valley Adult and Alternative Education

Michele Corey, Ex- Oficio 
Vice President, Michigan’s Children 

Tony Costello, Ex-Oficio 
Michigan Department of Corrections 


MACAE Office Staff: 

Judy Walker, MACAE Secretary 

Patrick Brown, MACAE Communications and Outreach Coordinator