Giant Step Steering & Advisory Committees


FACULTY ADVISOR    Hannah Schacter, PhD

CHAIR   Patricia Gardner, DPS Administrator (ret), Detroit Drifters Public Relations Chair

LaJoyce Brown, Wayne State University Admissions Office
Lauren Allen, Lawrence Tech University Dance director
Ethel Burwell (Leadership Committee)
Nicole Carter, MA, Director of DPS Guidance & Counseling (Student Recruitment)
Camilla Davies
Cheryl Deep (Media & Fundraising), 313-664-2607,
Karen Gaskill, Co-Ette Club of Detroit
Karen Gay (Co-Ette Hostesses), Co-Ette Club of Detroit
Carol Griffin, Michigan Department of Civil Rights 
Tuan Le (Student Recruitment), University Liggett Parent Liaison
Teresa Lloyd (Smart Table), Grosse Pointe College Consulting
Trudy Shiemke (Conference Coordinator Emeritus)
Barbara K. Smith, Ph.D. (DPS School Recruitment), Detroit Public Schools
Richard Thomas, DTE Energy Retired
Sonya Thomas, Ph.D., DTE Energy Retired
Cerise Tounsel (Smart Stuff Table, School Check-In)
Beverly Weathington, LMSW (Facilitator Training), Healthier Urban Families at Merrill Palmer Skilman Institute
Felicia White-Felder (Matrix), Michigan State Police
Kay Willingham, (Conference Day Emcee), Co-Ette Club of Detroit and Owner, Art in Motion
Dianne Bostic Robinson (Leadership Committee & Strategy)