Milwaukee Center for Independence: Assisting individuals with special needs

Board of Directors


Members of the Board of Directors contribute their time and talent to further the agency's mission - to assist individuals and families with special needs to better live and work in the community.


Board of Directors


Executive Committee

Chairperson: Jeff Fleming, Kingston Crossing

Immediate Past Chairperson: Timothy Voigtman, Foley & Lardner

Vice Chairperson: John Linnen, BMO Harris Bank

Secretary: Jim Hartwig (retired)

Howard L. Garber, Ph.D., MCFI President


Dr. Barry Blackwell, (retired)The Hon. Pedro Colon, Milwaukee County Circuit Court

Clifton Crump, City of Milwaukee Fire & Police Commission

David Ells, Northwestern Mutual

Michael Ertz, Mike Ertz Consulting

John H. Givens III, retired

Rebecca (Riv) Goldman, Rockwell Automation (retired)

Jim Henry, Milwaukee Public Schools (retired)

The Hon. Joan Kessler, Court of Appeals District 1

E. Michael McCann, Milwaukee County District Attorney (retired)

Dale Miller, Consultant

Daniel Neely, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sushil V. Pillai, President and CEO, The Joxel Group, LLC

Robin Reese, Vanguard Group, LLC

Antonio Riley, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Jim Sandstrom, HM Graphics

Dr. Mary Spencer, RN, MSN

Francis Wiesner, FJW Consulting




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