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A2Success Participants

A2Success leadership comes from Co-ChairsLeadership Team, A2S Partners, and Project Staff.


Leadership Team

  • Jesse Bernstein, AATA Board

  • Martha Bloom, Vice President – Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation

  • Bob Chapman, Chairman – United Bank and Trust, Washtenaw

  • Laurel Champion, Executive Vice President –

  • Gretchen Driskell, Mayor – City of Saline

  • Ken Fischer, President – University Musical Society

  • Steve Forrest, Vice President for Research – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

  • Mandy Grewal, Commissioner – Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners

  • Bob Guenzel, Washtenaw County Administrator

  • Freman Hendrix, Citizen

  • John Hieftje, Mayor – City of Ann Arbor

  • Jeff Irwin, Chair – Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
  • Sue Lackey, Executive Director – Washtenaw Land Trust
  • Ken Nisbet, Executive Director – University of Michigan Tech Transfer
  • Verna McDaniel, Deputy County Administrator
  • Michael Nisson, Hole in One, LLC
  • Mark Ouimet, Commissioner – Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners
  • Deb Polich, President/ CEO – ArTrain
  • Doug Rothwell, President – Detroit Renaissance
  • Paul Schutt, Publisher – Issue Media Group
  • Matt Sharp, Publisher – Ann Arbor Business Review
  • Rich Sheridan, President & CEO – Menlo Innovation Company
  • Rick Snyder, CEO – Ardesta
  • Larry Voight, President – Catholic Social Services

A2S Partners

  • Doug Allen, Peter Allen & Associates
  • Terri Blackmore, Executive Director – Washtenaw Area Transportation Study
  • Susan Bunton, Washtenaw County Department of Human Services
  • Mary Jo Callan, Director – Washtenaw County Community Development
  • Mary Campbell, EDF Ventures
  • Ellen Clement, Director – Washtenaw County Public Health
  • Eli Cooper, Transportation Program Manager – City of Ann Arbor
  • Anya Dale, Staff Planner – Washtenaw County
  • Denise Darymple, Director – Washtenaw County Children’s Services
  • John Enos, Carlisle Wortman & Associates
  • Andy Fennel, SPARK Board Fellow (Student)
  • Tom Freeman, Deputy Director – Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation
  • Sue Gott, University Planner – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Jennifer Hall, Housing Program Coordinator – Washtenaw County Community Development
  • Cindy Harrison, Vice President for Human Relations – Chelsea Community Hospital
  • Judith Hommel, Executive Associate to the President – Washtenaw Community College
  • Brad Jacobsen, Jacobsen Daniels Associates
  • Jon Keith, Recreation Superintendant – Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation
  • Diane Keller, Ypsilanti Chamber of Commerce
  • Woody Kellum, Raisin Valley Land Trust
  • Mary Kerr, President – Ann Arbor Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Jim Kosteva, Director of Community Relations – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Bhushan Kulkarni, GDI Info Tech
  • Brett Lenart, Washtenaw County Planning & Environment
  • Barry Lonik, Treemore Ecology Services
  • Susan McGraw, Consultant
  • Bill Miller,, Washtenaw Independent School District
  • Melissa Milton-Pung, Planner – Washtenaw County Planning & Environment
  • Richard Murphy, Associate Planner – City of Ypsilanti
  • Ed Petykiewicz, Ann Arbor News
  • Susan Pollay, Executive Director – Ann Arbor DDA
  • Ellen Rabinowitz, Executive Director – Washtenaw Health Plan
  • Wendy Rampson, Systems Planner – City of Ann Arbor
  • Tamara Real, Director – Arts Alliance
  • Laura Rubin, Director – Huron River Watershed Council
  • Sandy Rupp, President – Washtenaw United Way
  • Ellen Schulmeister, Executive Director, Shelter Association of Washtenaw County
  • Mike Score, Agricultural Agent, MSU Extension
  • Jack Smiley, Executive Director –Southeast Michigan Land Conservation\
  • Paul Tait, Executive Director – SEMCOG
  • Bob Tetens, Director – Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation
  • Cynthia Travis, Director – Washtenaw County Department of Human Services
  • Ginny Trochio, Program Manager – The Conservation Fund
  • Martha Welsh, M3 Strategies
  • Larry Whitworth, President – Washtenaw Community College

Project Staff

  • Tony VanDerworp, Director - Washtenaw County Planning & Environment
  • Mike Finney, President & CEO - Ann Arbor SPARK

For more information about the A2Success Strategy Process, please contact Tony VanDerworp, Washtenaw County Director of Strategic Planning at
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