Our Staff

Michigan United

Meet Our Team

Our staff is working hard across the state to develop campaigns, train leaders and win justice. Please get in touch if you'd like to learn more about their work.

 Administrative  Team

Ken R. Whittaker

Executive Director

Tameka Ramsey

Interim Managing Director

Frances Barber

Finance & Operations Director

Adonis Flores-Pina

Training Director

Kate Mason

Funder Relations Director /

Election Protection Coordinator

Steve James

Political Director

Em Perry

Organizing Director

Regional Organizing Managers

Evan Dillon

West Michigan Regional Organizer

Holly Wilson

Flint/Saginaw Regional Manager

Stuart Inahuazo

Detroit Regional Manager

 Environmental  Justice

Rev. Monica Villareal

Flint Community Organizer

Erik Shelley

Environmental Justice Organizer

Odalis Perales

Coalitions Coordinator & Policy Researcher

 Transformational Justice & Faith in Justice

Elder Leslie Matthews

Transformational Justice &

Faith in Justice Director 

Rev. John Duckworth

Faith in Justice Organizer

Pastor Dale Milford

Faith in Justice Organizer

 Movement  Politics

Emmanuel Sayeh

Political Organizer

Regina Sturgis

Political Organizer

Charles Allen

Political Organizer

 Navigator  Program

Latressa Gordon

Director of Public Health Nursing/Navigator Program


Audrey Gerard

Healthcare Organizer

Ivan Diaz

Healthcare Organizer

 Immigrant  Rights

Elouise Garley

Immigrant Rights Organizer

Rose Mayan

Immigrant Rights Organizer


Daniel Hopkins

Communications Director

Lakisha Watson-Moore

Communications Coordinator

Daniel Caracheo

Communications Coordinator

 Legal  Services

Stephanie Nauta

Legal Services Coordinator

Mayra Garcia

Legal Services Coordinator

Pavich Herrera Hernandez

Legal Services Coordinator

 Support  Team

Casey Copp

Field Director

Sebastian James

Data & Technology Manager

Sanja Banozic

Operations Assistant

Ashley O'Steen

Executive Assistant


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