CCJ Helpline: 1-800-481-4989
Healthcare Eligibility Law Project - HELP (Genesee County only): 810-238-8053
Executive Director, email@example.com
Terri Stangl is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Michigan Law School. She is a past President of the Saginaw County Bar Association and is currently co-chair of the Committee on Justice Initiatives of the State Bar of Michigan. She was elected twice to the Representative Assembly of the State Bar of Michigan. Stangl also serves on the board of the Food Bank Council of Michigan and on the board for the three-state Committee on Regional Training. Prior to becoming the Director of CCJ, she was a Directing Attorney and Director of Litigation and Training for Legal Services of Eastern Michigan. She began her career in poverty law in 1982 and has been CCJ's director since 1996.
Food and Nutrition Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dawn Schiebner began working with CCJ in March 2011. She has a master's degree in Criminal Justice from Troy University and is pursuing a doctorate degree from North Central University in Business Administration with a concentration in Criminal Justice. Dawn also studied Criminal Justice at Saginaw Valley State University and Delta College. Prior to working with CCJ, Dawn worked for The Salvation Army for eight years as the Director of Social Services and assistant director to the domestic violence shelter. Dawn has worked in the criminal justice field for the last 15 years working in corrections and social service programs.
Project Coordinator, Healthcare Eligibility Law Project, email@example.com
Mary Vizcarra graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Michigan-Flint. She was previously the Food and Nutrition Program Coordinator at CCJ. She has been with CCJ since 2002. Se habla Espanol.
Public Benefits Advocate, firstname.lastname@example.org
Holli Wallace graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Criminal Justice in 1999 and from Michigan State University College of Law in 2004. Prior to joining CCJ in 2012, Holli worked at Common Ground in Bloomfield Hills as the Legal Services Manager. She was also in private practice primarily representing people in family law matters. Wallace currently serves on the State Bar of Michigan's Justice Policy Initiative and is a member of the Solutions on Self-Help Task Force.
Phone: 989-755-3120 / Toll Free: 800-724-7441
General Inquiries: email@example.com
Director of Advocacy, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jackie Doig is a graduate of Duke University and Boston University School of Law. Prior to working for CCJ, she was a Directing Attorney and Litigation Director at Legal Services of Eastern Michigan and a staff attorney at Georgia Legal Services. Doig received the Champion of Justice Award from the State Bar of Michigan in 2011. She currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan, and is past Chair of the Administrative Council for the State Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section. Doig is a member of the Michigan Medical Care Advisory Council which advises the state Medicaid Director. She started her work in poverty law in 1981 and has been with CCJ since 1996.
Policy Analyst, email@example.com
Judith Lincoln graduated from Saginaw Valley State University in 1986 with a BBA in Management, and from Wayne State Law School in 1989 where she served on the Wayne Law Review. She practiced general law with a mid-size firm until her retirement in 2008. Lincoln served as trustee on the Saginaw Township School Board from 1998 to 2010, and was a Saginaw County Commissioner from 2009 to 2010. She was also on the CCJ Board of Directors from 1998 to 2011 until she accepted the position as Policy Analyst.
Elan Stavros Nichols
Staff Attorney, firstname.lastname@example.org
Elan Stavros Nichols received her J.D. cum laude from the Michigan State University College of Law, and her B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Michigan. She came to CCJ after practicing public interest law and engaging in advocacy in the area of housing law as a clinical professor at the MSU College of Law Housing Law Clinic. Prior to that, Nichols practiced in appeals and litigation for property rights advocacy groups and individuals in a real estate law firm in Lansing. She has served extensively on the Ingham County Bar Association and at her church. Nichols has also been published in various legal and educational journals and has presented at several legal seminars and educational conferences.
Child Nutrition Program Coordinator & Communications Specialist, email@example.com
Marybeth is a graduate from Saginaw Valley State University with a B.A. in Sociology and Criminology. She also has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Delta College. Prior to joining the CCJ staff in April 2011, Marybeth worked in the non-profit human services sector for 23 years, specializing in family and children's issues.
Executive Assistant firstname.lastname@example.org
Nycole Sykes has an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies. She has been with CCJ since 2001.
Board of Directors
Due to legal requirements of one of CCJ’s major funding sources, 50percent of CCJ’s Board of Directors must be attorneys.
If you are interested in potentially serving on the board or on a board committee, please send a letter to Nycole Sykes, Executive Assistant, CCJ. email@example.com