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  • The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority (MVFA) is the governing board of Michigan Veteran Homes – established to help us transition to a more modern operating model. Providing new direction and focus, the MVFA supports our ambitious vision: to be one of the nation’s leading providers of long-term skilled nursing care and services for veterans.

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MVFA board member information

  • A nine-member Michigan Veterans Facility Authority (MVFA) board oversees the Michigan Veteran Homes. Eight of the nine members must have professional knowledge, skill or experience in long-term care, health care licensure, finance, or medicine. The ninth is the Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, or his/her designee from within the Department.

    Additional requirements for the make-up of the board are as follows:

    • Three members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate and represent the interests of one or more congressionally chartered veterans' organizations.
    • Three members are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate, one of whom shall be a resident of the Upper Peninsula.
    • One member is appointed by the Governor from a list of two or more individuals selected by the Majority Leader of the Senate.
    • One member is appointed by the Governor from a list of two or more individuals selected by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

    All members must have a steadfast commitment to ensuring veterans and their families are delighted with the quality of our services and homes, and that our staff members and volunteers feel proud of the work we do.

  • MVFA Board Member Policies

  • Policy 001 - Board of Directors, Membership PDF icon
  • Policy 002 - Board of Directors, Powers and Duties PDF icon
  • Policy 003 - Delegation of Authority and Actions Subject to Review by the Board of Directors PDF icon
  • Policy 016 - Appeals Board, Membership and Operations PDF icon
  • Policy 020 - Charitable Support Fund PDF icon

Members Intro

Meet the board - accepting only the highest quality of care

  • The Michigan Veterans’ Facility Authority is a nine-member board that governs Michigan Veteran Homes. It consists of the Director of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs and eight members appointed by the Governor – all of whom have professional knowledge, skill or experience in long-term care, health care licensure or finance or medicine.

Board Members

  • David Henry

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2025

    Chair David Henry 

    David Henry of Muskegon represents members with professional knowledge, skill, or experience in long-term care, health care licensure or finance, or medicine.

  • Mary Kummer-Naber

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2024

    Vice-Chair Mary Kummer Naber 

    Mary Kummer Naber of Grosse Pointe Park represents one member from a list of 2 or more individuals selected by the majority leader of the senate, with professional knowledge, skill, or experience in long-term care, health care licensure or finance, or medicine.

  • Bradford Slagle

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2024

    Secretary/Treasurer Bradford Slagle ​

    Bradford Slagle of Marquette represents members with professional knowledge, skill, or experience in long-term care, health care licensure or finance, or medicine who are residents of the Upper Peninsula.

  • Henry Boutros

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2023

    Henry Boutros ​

    Henry Boutros of Ann Arbor represents as a representative of the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

  • Kenneth Robbins

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2025

    Kenneth Robbins  

    Kenneth Robbins of Muskegon represents members with professional knowledge, skill, or experience in long-term care, health care licensure or finance, or medicine.

  • David Rutledge

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2023

    David Rutledge

    David Rutledge of Ypsilanti represents the interests of one or more congressionally chartered veterans’ organizations.

  • MaryAnne Shannon

    Serving a three-year term, expiring April 15, 2022

    MaryAnne Shannon ​

    MaryAnne Shannon of Sault Ste. Marie represents the interests of one or more congressionally chartered veterans’ organizations.

  • Larry Yachcik

    Serving a four-year term, expiring April 15, 2025

    Larry Yachcik ​

    Larry Yachcik of Fremont represents members with professional knowledge, skill, or experience in long- term care, health care licensure or finance, or medicine who represent the interests of 1 or more congressionally chartered veterans' organizations.

  • Zaneta Adams

    Serving on behalf of Major General Paul D. Rogers

    Zaneta Adams 

    Zaneta Adams was appointed to the Board of Directors to perform duties/function on behalf of Major General Paul D. Rogers (effective July 1, 2019.) According to the Michigan Veterans Facility Authority Act, Act 560 of 2016, MCL 36.106, Sec. 5 (4), the director of a state department who is a designated member of the board may appoint a representative to service in his or her absence. Ms. Adams serves as the Director for the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency.

Contact

  • Michigan Veteran Homes
    at Chesterfield Township

    47901 Sugarbush Road
    Chesterfield Township, MI 48047
    Main Line: 586.210.7102
    Admissions: 586.210.7103
    DMVA-MVHCT-Admissions@michigan.gov

  • Michigan Veteran Homes
    DJ Jacobetti

    425 Fisher Street
    Marquette, MI 49855
    Main Line: 906.226.3576
    Admissions: 906.225.6889
    DMVA-DJJHV-Admissions@michigan.gov

  • Michigan Veteran Homes 
    at Grand Rapids

    3000 Monroe Ave NE
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    Main Line: 616.364.5300
    Admissions: 616.345.6110
    DMVA-GRHV-Admissions@michigan.gov