Hospice of Michigan, an end-of-life care provider, announced four new members of the board of directors for the organization’s foundation. The four additions with join the 22 currently on the board.
Jordan Carson is a co-host and director for WOOD-TV’s eightWest and director for WOTV4Women’s “Live Local Given Local.” She has been nominated for an Emmy and won the Gracie Allen Award for her documentary “Dying to Be Thin.”
Miller Johnson attorney Ryan Duffy joined the board, bringing his expertise as a member of the firm’s health care reimbursement practice group. Before law, he was a pilot and flight instructor for nine years in the United States Navy, earning a Naval Commendation medal for his efforts during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Melissa Jagst, an audit partner at Deloitte, joins the board with more than 26 years of public accounting experience, specifically in the health care and not-for-profit industries. She has also served as a Central Region Women’s Initiative Leader at Deloitte.
David Morrison, chief development officer at The Bradley Co., brings a history of community work, having held board member positions at the Detroit Institute of Arts, JCC-Metro Detroit, and the David R. and Effi P. Weinberg Foundation.
“We are incredibly honored to welcome these individuals to the Hospice of Michigan Board of Directors,” says Bob Cahill, president and CEO of Hospice of Michigan and Arbor Hospice. “At Hospice of Michigan, our strength comes from working together with urgency, purpose, compassionate accountability, and a commitment to excellence. We are confident our new board members share our mission and will continue to push our organization forward.”
Hospice of Michigan is the largest hospice care provider in the state. The nonprofit raises more than $5 million each year to cover costs for the uninsured and underinsured.