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
Cyndi Powers, Vice Chair - Health Project
Missy Gallegos, Secretary - Public Health Muskegon County
Ken Fletcher, Treasurer - American Lung Association
E. Sue Franklin - South Eastern Michigan Indians
Amanda Holm - Henry Ford Health System
Chris Franklin - American Indian Veterans of Michigan
Lena Matthias- University of Michigan
Rachael Muex - Great Lakes Bay Health Centers
Carolyn Quiney- Kent County Health Department
Andrew Scheppers- American Cancer Society
Stephanie VanDerKooi - Lakeshore Regional Entity