LANSING, Mich. (January 20, 2016) –
Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital Region is pleased to announce the
election of the 2016 Officers of its Board of Directors, as well as recent
appointments to the Board.
Eggan, of Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP was elected President of the
Board of Directors. Eggan was appointed
to the Board in 2010, served as President in 2015, Vice President in 2014 and as Board Secretary
in 2012 and 2013.
Matus, of Lansing Board of Water and Light was elected Vice President of the
Board of Directors. Matus was appointed
to the Board in 2012 and served as Vice President in 2015 and Board Secretary in 2014.
Adkins, of JPMorgan Chase was elected Treasurer of the Board of Directors. Adkins was appointed to the Board in 2012.
Macaluso, of Michigan State University Federal Credit Union was elected
Secretary of the Board of Directors.
Macaluso was appointed to the Board in 2010.
December, 2015, Dominic Carbone of Hungry Howies, Julie Pingston of Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau and Angela Sprecher of Honigham Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP were elected to the Board of Directors.
About Big Brothers
more than 100 years nationally, and 60 years locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters
has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to
succeed and thrive in life. Most children
served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are in single-parent and low-income families
or households where a parent is incarcerated.
As a donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big
Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”)
and children (“Littles”).
Brothers Big Sisters provides a system of ongoing evaluation and support which
is proven by independent studies to help families by improving the odds that
“Littles” will perform better in school and avoid violence and illegal
activities, and have stronger relationships with their parents and others. Big Brothers Big Sisters Michigan Capital
Region serves an average of 400 children annually in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham,
Ionia and Shiawassee counties. Learn more
about how Big Brothers Big Sisters positively impacts a child’s life at www.bbbsmcr.org.