Founded in 1997, Tobacco Free Michigan is a coalition that works to prevent and reduce tobacco use and its harmful effects in all Michigan communities.
We envision a time when everyone has the opportunity to live a healthy life free of addiction to nicotine.
Tobacco Free Michigan is a coalition that works to prevent and reduce tobacco use and its harmful effects in all Michigan communities through education, networking, advocacy and dissemination of research data, with a specific focus on vulnerable populations heavily targeted by the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Free Michigan is governed by a dedicated and diverse volunteer Board of Directors. Its daily, lifesaving mission is guided by the management of an experienced team.
Board of Directors:
Libby Stern, Chair - Spectrum Health
Patti Warmington, Secretary - Cherry Street Health Services
E. Sue Franklin, Treasurer - South Eastern Michigan Indians
Wali Altahif - Arab American and Chaldean Council
Amanda Holm - Henry Ford Health System
Kim Thalison - Eaton RESA Prevention Services
Cyndi Powers - Health Project
Chris Franklin - American Indian Veterans of Michigan
Rachael Muex - Great Lakes Bay Health Centers
Missy Gallegos - Public Health Muskegon County
Fouad Batayeh - Arab American and Chaldean Council
Ken Fletcher - American Lung Association
Stephanie VanDerKooi - Lakeshore Regional Entity