Staff

Marjorie Mitchell | Executive Director

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Marjorie has been a strong advocate for disability rights and universal health care for the past three decades. She became the organization’s Executive Director in 1992 and has worked tirelessly on increasing access to health insurance for Michigan families. Marjorie currently sits on the Boards and Committees for:

  • Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN) Board
  • Greater Detroit Area Health Council (GDAHC), Consumer Engagement Council
  • Michigan Consumers for Healthcare (MCH), Steering Committee
  • Michigan Health Insurance Access, Advisory Council
  • Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA), Patient Safety/ Keystone Board
  • Medicare Rights Center, Consumer Action Board
  • Michigan Voice, Leadership Committee
  • MPRO Board of Directors

Alex B. Hill | Communications Director

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Currently a Project Coordinator and Community Health Worker in Detroit, Alex is tackling various health disparity issues in the city, specifically childhood obesity and healthy food access. Alex has worked with many non-profits engaged in health promotion, global health, and social justice around the world, including: League of Michigan Bicyclists, ACLU of Michigan, Detroit Food Policy Council, Detroit Food Finder, Honduras Health Mapping, Pediatric Prevention Research Center, SCOUT BANANA, Young People For, Movement Strategy Center, African Activist Archive, Vumundzuku-bya Vana ‘Our Children’s Future, and the Refugee Development Center.

Alex currently sits on committees for:

  • FIT Families Project
  • MOTION Coalition
  • Population Health Council
  • Healthy Food Access Workgroup (DFPC)
  • Detroit Food Politics Research Group
  • Data and Education Workgroup (DWCHA)

 

TEAM MEMBERS & VOLUNTEERS

Tom Berkowitz | MICHUHCAN Health Insurance Assistance Program (MHIAP) Administrator

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 Tom launched and currently administers the MHIAP Program as well as serves on MICHUHCAN’s Board of Directors. He returned to the Detroit area in 2001 via Washington D.C. where he was a programmer and analyst. Now retired, Tom has supported health care charities such as Doctors Without Borders, SmileTrain, and the International Red Cross. He is excited to be supporting MHIAP and hopes to have more local impacts on health care access.