Task Force Members

Chair – Dr. Tana Bridge
Vice chair – Dr. Shannon Lowder
Coordinator – Kevin Bryan
 
 
Daniel Babin, Grandville
Represents adult former victims of child abuse or neglect
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Tana Bridge, Canton
Represents mental health professionals
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Lori Budnik, Rogers City
Represents child protection services agencies
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Danita Echols, Ann Arbor
Represents individuals experienced in working with homeless children and youth
term expires 12/31/20
 
Frederick Gruber, Riverview
Represents child advocates
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Cheryl Lohmeyer, Monroe
Represents judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Shannon Lowder, Jackson
Represents mental health professionals
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Bethany Mohr, Ann Arbor
Represents medical professionals
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Lisa Niergarth, Cedar
Represents a court-appointed special advisor (CASA) member
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Colin Parks, DeWitt
Department of Health and Human Services
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Jennifer Pintar, Tawas City
Represents the law enforcement community
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Julie Nakfoor Pratt, Hastings
Represents judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Kelly Ann Ramsey, Detroit
Represents judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/20
 
Rachel Rancilio, Fennville
Represents judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/21
 
Cynthia Smith, Williamsburg
Represents mental health professionals
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Veda D. Thompkins
Represents child advocates 
Term expires 12/31/19
 
Christopher Wirth, Hudsonville
Represents judges and attorneys
Term expires 12/31/20