Anne Armstrong Cusack
Anne Armstrong Cusack, of Grand Rapids, previously served as associate director of the Office of Urban Initiatives, working in West and Southwest Michigan as a community liaison. In this role she helped facilitate increased access to transportation and affordable housing, fostered environmental initiatives and economic development, and worked to improve relationships between various communities and local law enforcement.
Armstrong previously chaired the Michigan Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity, worked at the Michigan Department of Community Health and at Voluntary Hospitals of America, and served as a policy advisor to former Gov. John Engler, helping to design the award-winning Great Lakes Recycling Cooperative.
Armstrong holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Yale University and a Master’s of Public Health from the University of Michigan.