Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Members

Brenda Ryan

  • Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2015 – 2022

Mailing Address

Ryan Industries, Inc.
30369 Beck Road
Wixom, MI 48393-2840

Jeffrey C. Littmann

  • Vice-Chair, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2019–2026

Mailing Address

  • Trustee, Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Fdn.
    3101 East Grand Blvd., Suite 200
    Detroit, MI 48202 

John U. Bacon

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2019–2026

Mailing Address

  • PO Box 7326
    Ann Arbor, MI 48107 

Andrea Dickson

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2021 - 2028

Mailing Address

  • 75 Lewiston Road
    Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

Jon E. Jipping

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2021 - 2028

Mailing Address

  • 7779 Silverthorne Dr. SE
    Ada, MI 49301

Matthew D. Johnson

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2021 - 2022

Mailing Address

  • 521 State Hwy M553
    Marquette, MI 49855

Derhun Sanders

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2017 – 2024

Mailing Address

External Business Office
Government Partnership Liaison/Congressional Lead
RDECOM-TARDEC
Bldg 200A MS205
Warren, MI 48397-5000

Steven Tomaszewski

  • Member, Board of Trustees
  • Appointment: 2017 – 2024

Mailing Address

Director, Sustainable Workplaces
General Motors, LLC
Global Technical Center
31295 Charles Kettering Road
Warren, MI 48092-2368

Terms of Appointment
Name Appointment Start Appointment End
John U. Bacon January 1, 2019 December 31, 2026
Andrea Dickson January 1, 2021 December 31, 2028
Jon E. Jipping January 1, 2021 December 31, 2028
Matthew D. Johnson January 1, 2021 December 31, 2022
Jeffrey C. Littmann, Vice-Chair January 1, 2019 December 31, 2026
Brenda Ryan, Chair January 1, 2015 December 31, 2022
Derhun D. Sanders January 1, 2017 December 31, 2024
Steven M. Tomaszewski January 1, 2017 December 31, 2024

Richard J. Koubek (ex-officio)
Sarah H. Schulte, Secretary
Susan E. Kerry, Treasurer