Mrs. Chrissy Siders - President/CEO for CP Federal 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 TrusteeFormer 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.
Dr. Kim Hayworth – Vice President of Student Development and Success (Sds), Executive Director for University Retention and Persistence at Spring Arbor University - Secretary-Treasurer
Kim Hayworth has served as a Spring Arbor University vice president since 2006. She is currently responsible for the newly created Center for Student Success and Calling. Her responsibilities include: leadership over the co-curricular experience for campus students such as housing, orientation, office of intercultural relations, counseling, health services, career development, campus safety, student success, spiritual formation, new student academic advising, activities and student leadership - All the fun stuff on a college campus! Dr. Hayworth holds a Ph.D. in higher education leadership from Western Michigan University. Dr. Hayworth also earned a Master’s in Business Administration and bachelor’s degree in Communications from SAU. She is a Consultant Evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission and serves as a Student Affairs Commission Member for the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities.
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.
Dan Funston, Superintendent of Concord Community Schools - Board Member
Prior to moving to Jackson County, Dan served as the Assistant Superintendent for Plymouth Community Schools in Plymouth, IN. Dan served as an administrator in Plymouth Community Schools for 10 years at various levels. Dan also has experience in the business sector, as he served as Director of eLearning for Five-Star Technology. Dan is new to Jackson County and excited to work with the College and Career Access Center to help Jackson County students transition to college and careers after high school.
Mrs. Jordan Levy-Poling, Customer Service Rep. for Industrial Steel Treating Co. - Board Member
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.
William J. Patterson III, P.h.D., Director of Secondary Education/Federal Programs at JPS - Board Member
With more than 15 years of experience as a passionate educator, Dr. Patterson is currently Director of Secondary Education and Federal Programs for the Jackson Public Schools Administrative Office, in Jackson, Michigan. With expertise in School Improvement; Title I; Priority School Reform; Student Achievement; and Budget Management, William currently has primary responsibility for effectively directing, facilitating, coordinating, and managing the successful short-term and the long-term strategic implementation of the Secondary Student Achievement programs for the school district.
William serves as a Member of the Board for the Center for Family Health, and is also a Board Member for Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals. He is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development; the Michigan Association of School Boards; the Michigan Elementary and Middle School Principals Association; the National Association of Elementary Principals; and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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 director boards throughout his work counties, including: 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 an 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.
Marie Bonkowski, Director of Student Affairs at Baker College of Jackson - Board Member
Marie Bonkowski is the Director of Student Affairs at Baker College of Jackson where she has worked for over 20 years. She began working at Baker as an adjunct faculty member teaching Anatomy and Physiology courses. During this time, she was also continuing her career as a respiratory therapist. Marie began full-time employment in higher education when she was offered the Dean of Health Sciences position. Marie is a member of the Baker College System Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council and is a presenter of cultural conversation workshops within the Jackson community. She is a member of Jackson Business and Professional Women and the Jackson branch of the American Association of University Women, and sits on the boards of the College & Career Access Center and the Jackson Friendly Home.
Marie earned her Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care and Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mercy College in Detroit, her MS in Education from Capella University, and her interest in physical movement and health led her to acquire her Master of Science in Kinesiology from A. T. Still University. Marie has been married to her husband, Greg, for 40 years. They currently reside in Onsted. Marie and Greg enjoy volunteering and traveling, especially to visit their son, daughter, and grandchildren.