Mary advises the MiHIA Operations Team and the Population Health Strategy Team on public health and population health action areas. This includes the implementation of the Regional Community Health Improvement Plan (RCHIP). Mary produces models, designs processes, support quarterly progress reports, and helps to identify funding opportunities. She describes how she feels about her job as, “I thoroughly enjoy working with the dynamic MiHIA Team. Everyone who is a part of MiHIA has a passion for improving the health status of the region and I am blessed to be a part of it.”
Working to help her community in another way, Mary is assisting her church with the development of a safety plan. Her volunteer group has been conducting trainings, had a fire drill and is helping to make needed safety improvements to the building.
Her BA is from Alma College and her MSA is from Central Michigan University. She resides in Alma.