Child's Hope Board of Directors 

Kathleen Cummins-Merry – President

Wayne RESA 

Cynthia Swift – Vice President

Education Administrator (retired)

Rita Talamonti – Treasurer

Good Egg LLC

Donna Rhodes – Secretary

Education Administrator (retired)

Kathyrn Crabb

Out-Wayne Parent Representative

 Judge Edward Joseph

Wayne County Third Circuit Court


Traci Lee-Brown

MDHHS (Wayne County) Children's Protective Services


Crystal Palmer

Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network


Jeffrey Plymale

Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office

Darlene Schoolmaster

Education Administrator (retired)


Ellen Vorenkamp

Wayne RESA

Lacea Zavala

Wayne County Child Advocate



Executive Director

Ramana M. Roberson, MSW 

2021 Meeting Schedule

Note:  All meetings will be via Zoom technology until further notice.

Phone: 313.583.6401

Fax: 313.583.6402


19000 Hubbard Drive, Suite 256  Dearborn, MI 48126

(University of Michigan - Dearborn) 

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