Board of Directors 2023

AFP Greater Detroit Chapter Board of Directors

PresidentLeslie Carmona photoLeslie Carmona, CFRE
Senior Director, Donor Experience & Individual Giving
Wayne State University

MiVida Burrus photoMiVida Burrus, MBA
Avalon Healing Center

Immediate Past President
Melissa Weisse photoMelissa Weisse, CFRE
Vice President & Chief Philanthropy Officer
Leader Dogs for the Blind

VP for Education and Programs
Erin Lin photo Erin Lin
Director of Development
Orchards Children’s Services Inc.

VP for IDEAShenise Foote photoShenise Foote
Director of Development, Horizons-Upward Bound
Cranbrook Educational Community

VP for Marketing & Communications
Vanessa Miller photoVanessa Miller
Senior Corporate Relations Officer
Wayne State University

VP for Membership
Stephanie Maurice photo Stephanie Maurice Beason, MSW, CFRE
Director of Development
Psi Chi

VP for National Philanthropy Day
Paula Rodriguez photo Paula M. Rodriguez
Sr. Development Officer – Wyandotte
Henry Ford Health

Ashley Calhoun photoAshley Calhoun
Development and Partnerships Manager
Atlantic Impact

Secretary and Be the Cause Campaign
Jennifer Dale photoJennifer Dale, CNM
Director of Community Outreach & Philanthropy
Angela Hospice


Miah Davis photoMiah Davis
Executive Director
Detroit Artists Market

George Jackson photo
George Jackson, GPC

Associate Director of Grants Management
Michigan Science Center

Dawn Dyer Magretta photo
Dawn Dyer Magretta, CFRE
Executive Director
Schoolcraft College Foundation & Alumni Relations


Justin Remington photo
Justin Remington
Chief Operating Officer
The Remington Group

Nina Holden photoNina Sapp, CFRE
Sr. Vice Pres., Chief Development Officer
Detroit Institute of Art