Mrs. Chrissy Siders - President/CEO for TRUE Community Credit Union and CURx - Board Chair
Chrissy Siders serves as the President/CEO of CP Federal Credit Union and CU Rx, a risk management and compliance CUSO operated by CP Federal Credit Union. Prior to assuming her role as President/CEO, she was the Vice President of Risk Management/Specialized Lending for the credit union. She joined CP Federal Credit Union in 1998. Chrissy obtained a BA in Criminal Justice in 1999 from Michigan State University and her MBA from Spring Arbor University in 2010. Chrissy holds certifications of Credit Union Compliance Expert, Certified Fraud Examiner, Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist and Credit Union Enterprise Risk Management Expert.
Chrissy is also an adjunct professor at Spring Arbor University in both their undergraduate and graduate programs. Courses taught include Insurance and Risk Management, Financial Capstone, Managerial Accounting, Managerial Economics and Managerial Finance. Chrissy is also on the Boards of Marriage Matters Jackson, the Jackson College & Career Access Center, Henry Ford Allegiance Health and the Chamber of Jackson. Chrissy has been married to her high school sweetheart, Eric, for over 20 years and they have two daughters, ages 15 and 17. Chrissy is a passionate leader who loves the credit union industry and the Jackson Community.
Mrs. Carrie Glick, JCF Emeritus Trustee, Former Teacher, Community Outreach Representative - Board Vice-Chair
Carrie Glick has been a Jackson resident for most of her life, and is a graduate of Jackson High School. Ms. Glick attended Eastern Michigan University. She earned a Bachelor of Elementary Education with an endorsement in early Childhood Education as well as a master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Upon graduation from college, Carrie returned to the Jackson area where she began teaching at Napoleon Community Schools. Over the past 15 years, Carrie has been involved with various non-profit organizations throughout Jackson County. She is an Emeritus Trustee of the Jackson Community Foundation and continues to serve on several of its committees. She has also served as an early childhood consultant.
Mrs. Jordan Levy-Poling, Customer Service Rep. for Industrial Steel Treating Co. - Board Secretary-Treasurer
Jordan Levy-Poling serves as the Customer Service Representative at Industrial Steel Treating Co, a third-generation family owned Commercial Heat-Treating company, where she proudly represents the fourth generation. Jordan has been a Jackson resident for most of her life and is a 2008 graduate of Jackson High School. Jordan also earned a Bachelor of Business from Grand Valley State University, and is currently enrolled at Spring Arbor University, working toward a master’s in Management and Organizational Leadership. Upon graduation from GVSU, Jordan returned to Jackson and joined the family business, working with her father and uncles at IST. Jordan currently serves on the Jackson Community Foundation’s Fund Development committee, volunteers at the Jackson Community Food Pantry, and as a mentor for Energizing Education. Jordan is married to Brad Poling and has two dogs, Lenny and Fletch.
Roger A. Curtis,Vice President of Consumers Energy Company – Board Member
Roger Curtis is vice president of public affairs of Consumers Energy. Before joining Consumers Energy, Curtis served as director of talent and economic development for the State of Michigan. Appointed to the role by Gov. Rick Snyder in 2016, Curtis is credited with implementing Gov. Snyder’s Marshall Plan for Talent. Curtis’ other accomplishments include: Project Rising Tide, a pilot program that provided struggling Michigan communities with planning, zoning and economic development programs; Experience Sooner, a statewide apprenticeship marketing campaign; Going Pro, a professional trades campaign; and Choose Michigan, a talent attraction campaign. Curtis’ previous roles include president of the Michigan International Speedway of Brooklyn, Mich. and vice president of sales and marketing at California Speedway, now known as Auto Club Speedway. Curtis holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University.
Anthony S. Parker, Community Affairs Manager of Jackson, Hillsdale, and Lenawee Counties for Consumers Energy - Board Member
Prior to his current position, Anthony was Senior Financial Analyst-Lead of Strategic Development, Communication and Integration and Senior Financial Analyst of Human Resources. He also served as materials manager, budget analyst and cost estimator of Gas Transmission and Storage at Consumers Energy and Associate Analyst of CMS Electric & Gas.
Anthony holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Spring Arbor University, a Bachelor of Business Finance degree from Western Michigan University. Mr. Parker is also a member of several boards throughout his work counties, including: the Enterprise Group, Henry Ford Allegiance Health Foundation, the Nonprofit Network, and the Lenawee Economic Development Corporation.
Jeremy Frew, Vice President of Student Services at Jackson College - Board Member
Jeremy Frew has been active in post-secondary education for over 20 years. During his career, he has worked in student services and academics at both private and public institutions. Jeremy’s passion is creating new opportunities for traditional and non-traditional students.
Jeremy previously served as Assistant Dean of Community College Programs at Siena Heights University, where he was responsible for the oversight and expansion of five degree completion sites located on Michigan community college campuses. Jeremy’s responsibilities also included ensuring alignment of the 3 + 1 curriculum with the community college partners while maintaining the flexibility to award non-traditional students credits for work experience and credentials.
Jeremy worked as the Dean of Occupational Education at Jackson College from 2012-2017. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of Student Services at Jackson College, on the Michigan Works! Southeast Workforce Development Board, and as a member of the Jackson Community Foundation, Grant Committee.
Monica Pierce, Principal for Instruction of Jackson High School School - Board Member
Monica Pierce is a longtime educator who is married with eight children and eight grandchildren. Monica is passionate about educating the minds of young people and dedicated to helping her fellow educators become great leaders. She is an advocate for every student as a whole child and goes out of her way to ensure that each receives a fair and appropriate education in a safe environment.
Mrs. Pierce earned an Associate of Arts degree at Jackson Community College in 1997. She then received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology at Spring Arbor College in 1999. Monica completed her Master of Arts in K-12 Educational Administration at Michigan State University in 2004. After eleven years of teaching English, she transitioned into the role as Associate Principal at Middle School at Parkside. In August of 2019, Mrs. Pierce was selected as Jackson High School’s first African-American, female Principal for Instruction.
Brady Cook, Superintendent of Michigan Center School District - Board Member
Brady is a life-long Jackson County resident and graduate of Grass Lake High School where he taught Language Arts and coached football, baseball, and basketball for six years before taking a principal position at Michigan Center Jr/Sr High School. Brady served as principal for thirteen years and recently began his fourth year as superintendent at Michigan Center Schools. He is a staunch advocate for providing students with the resources they need to be successful, no matter what career path they choose. Brady is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the College and Career Access Center.
Mrs. Marla Sanford - Chief Marketing Officer for Spring Arbor University - Board Member
Mrs. Marla Sanford currently serves as Chief Marketing Officer for Spring Arbor University, which also happens to be her undergraduate alma mater. Marla holds a Bachelor’s of Communication from SAU and a Master’s in Strategic Communication from Michigan State University. Before taking her current role in 2021, Marla previously served as VP of Marketing & Communications at American 1 Credit Union in Jackson. She also serves on the board for Family Service & Children’s Aid and has previously served on the boards of Jackson MI Chorale, Rivertree Community Church, and Resale Depot. Marla has two daughters with her wonderful husband, Aaron.