Michigan Family-to-Family Health Information Center is a project of the Michigan Public Health Institute, a non-profit based near Lansing.  All MI F2F HIC staff work at MPHI and contribute to multiple projects that often inform our work on MI F2F HIC.

Family & Community Outreach Staff

Kristen Reese, Co-Project Director

Kristen is the parent of a young adult with special health care needs and a Parent Coordinator at MPHI’s Center for Health Equity Practice. She serves as lead on family and community outreach activities for MI F2F HIC, and attends national, regional and state meetings to represent MI F2F HIC and the parent voice. Kristen is an experienced facilitator and public speaker and has long-established relationships with key community partners, such as the Title V CSHCS program.

Tasha Kelley-Stiles, Parent Coordinator

Tasha is the parent of a young child with autism and a Research Associate at MPHI’s Center for Healthy Communities. She provides outreach to families by utilizing established contacts within the CYSHCN community. Tasha is dedicated to educating families and sharing her experience as the parent of a child with special health care needs as a training facilitator and presenter.

Michelle Sneathen, Parent Coordinator

Michelle is the parent of a young adult with autism and a Parent Mentor at MPHI’s Center for Health Equity Practice. She is an experienced professional advocate who provides assistance to families in working through problems with programming and services. Michelle is passionate about ensuring young adults with special needs transition smoothly to adulthood and have adequate services and supports.

Amy Logel, Family Consultant

Amy is the parent of an elementary aged child with a visual impairment and mental health diagnosis and is Program Director of MPHI’s Center for Child and Family Health. In addition, her significant other has a hearing impairment, which gives her the unique perspective of the health challenges of multiple disability communities. She recognizes the challenges that many families face to navigate service systems and access information they need to make informed decisions. She provides consultation as it relates to family involvement and outreach and community services.

Design, Evaluation, & Data Staff

Julie Moore, Co-Project Director

Julie serves as lead for design, evaluation, and data activities and is a Sr. Research Scientist at MPHI’s Center for Health Equity Practice. She applies her evaluation skills to ensure the quality of MI F2F HIC activities (including our resource repository, trainings, and outreach activities), maintains relationships with project funder, HRSA, assists with MI F2F presentations and publications, and ensures timely and accurate project data submission.

Jerri DaSha Stockton, Evaluation Specialist

DaSha assists with evaluation and data collection, management, and analysis activities and is an Evaluation Specialist at MPHI’s Center for Health Equity Practice. She also assists with evaluation methodology and data entry and analysis, as well as implementation and coordination of social media, including ongoing monitoring of all social media platforms and website metrics.