KAS Board of Governors

The Kinesiology Alumni Society has grown and thrived, thanks in part to its board members and leadership.

Past KAS Board Presidents (years served)

  • Don Eaton & Clare Canham Eaton (1992-96)
  • Dick Honig (1997-2001)
  • Pete Kempf (2002-07)
  • Patti Donohue-Ebach (2008-09)
  • Scott Jeffer (2010-11)
  • Rob Haddad (2012-14)
  • Noel Cimmino (2015-17)

The current board president is Heidi Haite (term is 2018-20).

Board Openings

The Board is soliciting nominations to replace members whose terms are ending in the next several months. If you know somebody who would be an asset to the Board, please submit their names (your own, if you would like to self-nominate) to KinesBoard@umich.edu.

Current Board members and their committee assignments:

Corey Adler, SM '07
New York, NY

Associate Counsel
Legardere Sports

Term: 7/1/17-7/1/20 (1st)

Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Ronald Brant SM '08, MA '09
San Francisco, CA

Sr. Product Marketing Manager
Sales Cloud at Salesforce

Term: 5/1/18-5/1/21 (2nd)

Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Claire Coates, AT '09
Detroit, MI

Athletic Trainer
U-M Athletics

Term: 1/1/17-1/1/20 (1st)

Office(s): tbd
Committee(s): tbd

Sansara Deshpande, MVS '20
Ann Arbor, MI

Kinesiology Student Government

Term: 9/1/19-6/30/20

Office(s): Student Representative

Elizabeth (Liz) Sibilsky Enselman, SM '07, AT '08
Saline, MI 

Clinical Research Coordinator 
U-M Department of Orthopedic Surgery

Term: 1/1/18-1/1/21 (special term)

Office(s): Board Chair-Elect; Co-Chair Awards & Nominations; 
Co-Chair Student Recruitment
Committee(s): Awards & Nominations; Student Recruitment

Elizabeth Godek, SMC '04
Birmingham, MI

Senior Director, Fan & Member Experience
Palace Sports

Term: 9/1/17-9/1/20 (1st)

Committee(s): Awards & Nominations

Heidi Haite, PE '94
Ann Arbor, MI

Teacher, Physical Education and Health
Northville Public Schools

Term: 1/1/18-1/1/21 (Special Term)

Office(s): Board Chair
Committee(s): Executive; Awards & Nominations

James Harasin, SM '08

Brand Management, Sponsorship, Marketing,
Advertising, and Public Relations Strategist

Term: TBD

Office(s): TBD
Committee(s): TBD

Kate Laura, SM '08
Flat Rock, MI

Box Office Supervisor
Detroit Tigers

Term: 1/1/19 -1/1/22 (1st)
Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Michael Lippert, SM '08
Ann Arbor, MI

Associate Director of Admissions
U-M Ross School of Business

Term: 9/1/18 -9/1/21 (1st)
Committee(s): Alumni Relations; Student Recruitment

Dexter Mason, SM '13
Detroit, MI

Regional Director, Events & Programming
Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE)

Term: 1/1/18-1/1/21 (1st)

Office(s): Co-Chair, Student Recruitment
Committee(s): Student Recruitment

Eryn McVerry, SMC '98
New York, NY

Managing Director
Player 2 Studios

Term: 1/1/19-1/1/22 (2nd)
Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Brian Millman, SM '07
Los Angeles, CA

Account Director
Mindshare Spotlight

Term: 5/1/18-5/1/21 (3rd)
Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Ashton Mullinix, SM '12
Detroit, MI

Executive Director of Business Strategy & Analytics
Detroit Lions

Term: 1/1/19-1/1/22 (1st)
Committee(s): tbd

Josh Raskin, SM '09
Plainview, NY

Account Executive
Cadent Network

Term: 9/1/17-9/1/20 (1st)
Committee(s): Alumni Engagement

Daniel Schachne, SM '09
Portland, OR

Global Strategic Planner Manager

Term: 3/1/19-2/28/22 (1st)
Committee(s): tbd

Daniel Schachne

Scott Schrimscher, MVS '11​
Manhattan Beach, CA

Director, Global Program Operations

Term: 9/1/19-9/1/22 (1st)
Committee(s): tbd

Michael Stack, MVS '04
Ann Arbor, MI

Applied Fitness Solutions

Term: 9/1/18-9/1/21 (1st)
Committee(s): tbd

Matthew Trevor, SMC '04
Ypsilanti, MI

Director of Hockey Operations
University of Michigan

Term: 9/1/17-9/1/20 (1st)
Committee(s): Awards & Nominations