Governance

MSAS Board Members

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services (MSAS)’s board members provide governance for the MSAS, including MPLP and its statewide advocacy programs

Delphia Simpson - President

Washtenaw County Public Defender

Tom Daniels - Vice President

Principal/Owner of Pear, Sperling, Eggan & Daniels, P.C.

Martha Gonzalez Cortes

Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Elinor Jordan

Michigan Coalition To End Domestic And Sexual Violence

John C. Philo

Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice

LInda K. Rexer

Ann Arbor, MI

David Shaltz

Chalgian & Tripp Law Offices PLLC

MPLP Administrative Committee

Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP)’s Administrative Committee oversees the joint services between the Michigan Poverty Law Program and the University of Michigan Law School.

Ann Routt

Michigan Advocacy Program Executive Director

Lorray S. C. Brown

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services Co-Director and Co-Managing Attorney, Michigan Poverty Law Program

Angela Tripp

Michigan Statewide Advocacy Services Co-Director and Director, Michigan Legal Help Program

Debra Chopp

Clinical Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Experiential Education

University of Michigan Law School

MPLP Advisory Board

The Michigan Poverty Law Program (MPLP) Advisory Board meets two times a year to advise on training, advocacy priorities and support issues.

Carlos Bermudez

United Auto Workers

Kelly L. Bidelman

Center for Civil Justice

Bobbi Coates

Legal Services of Eastern Michigan

Tracie Coffman

Kellogg Foundation

Aida Cuadrado

Center for Community Change

Brian Gilmore

Michigan State University Law School

Rob Mathis

State Bar of Michigan

Keith Morris

Elder Law of Michigan

Mary Spiegel

Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Katie Strickfaden

Lakeshore Legal Aid

Erma Thomas

Neighborhood Legal Services Michigan

Karen Tjapkes

Legal Aid of Western Michigan