Meeting with Jase Bolger

CEDAM meets with Speaker of the House

On July 20, CEDAM’s Executive Director, Jamie Schriner Hooper, CEDAM’s Board Secretary, Peggy Vaughn Payne, and State Farm Public Affairs Specialist, Nick Metzger met with Speaker of the House, Jase Bolger. CEDAM staff spoke with Speaker Bolger about CEDAM, its members and its programs; he was particularly interested in the Michigan AmeriCorps Foreclosure Corps. State Farm presented a $10,000 grant disbursement for support for the Comprehensive Community Development Institute at the meeting as well. CEDAM is honored to partner with State Farm for this important training program. State Farm awards CEDAM 10,000 Grant (PDF).

Welcome Allison Treppa!

Allison joins CEDAM staff tomorrow as the new Foreclosure Prevention Corps program director. Allison’s experience includes working as the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Michigan Nonprofit Association, where she managed the Association’s web presence and print and online materials, as well as supervised the marketing and communications team. Allison has also worked for Michigan Campus Compact. During this time she launched the Michigan Service Scholars program, a  300-member AmeriCorps education award program. We are excited to add Allison’s expertise to the Foreclosure Prevention Corps program and look forward to working with her from here on!

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