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Below is a list of the hard-working members of our Board of Directors—the folks who govern Allen Neighborhood Center.



Jonathan Lumjonathan.m.lum@gmail.com or eastfield.neighbor@gmail.com

Realtor with Exit Realty, Chairman of the Michigan Avenue Commercial Corridor Improvement Authority; long-term resident of Lansing’s Eastside

Vice President

Janet E. Kincaid, janetkincaid62@hotmail.com

Compliance Officer, Internal Auditor, Eaton Federal Savings Bank, former resident of Lansing’s Eastside


Sarah Schillio, sarah.schillio@gmail.com

Legislative Director for State Representative Sam Singh, Michigan House of Representatives; Member of League of Michigan Bicyclists; Member of the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council; Member of Clean Water Action; Past member and chair of the Ingham County Women’s Commission; Thirteen year resident of Lansing’s Eastside


Dan Dowsett, dand@gabrielscu.com

President, Gabriel’s Community Credit Union, current or former member of the following boards: Resurrection Education, Michigan Credit Union League Lansing Chapter, Resurrection Finance board and Great Lakes Energy board.


Rebecca Bahar-Cook,  517-485-9127 (work), 517-290-2845; rebeccabc@capitolfundraising.com

CEO of Capitol Fundraising, active resident of Lansing’s Westside, former county commissioner, member of Shaarey Zedek


Andi Crawford, 517-410-3904 (cell), andi.crawford@lansingmi.gov

Neighborhood Resource Coordinator for City of Lansing/Planning and Neighborhood Development


Jennie Gies, 517-775-1914, 517-349-5640 (work); jennie.gies@gmail.com

Eastfield Neighborhood President, works with MI Nurses Association, long-time Eastside resident


Rick Kibbeykibbeyri@gmail.com

Founder and Principal of Grass Roots Planning (2011-present) and Community Research and Education Center (1980-1998), Board Chair of the City of Lansing Parks Board, Board of Potter Park Zoo; Advancement Chair of Troop 33, Boy Scouts of America; Mayor’s Neighborhood Grant Advisory Board; member of Eastside Neighborhood Organization and Friends of Fenner Nature Center


Egypt Mapes-Krohn, 517-243-9504 (cell); egypt.mapes@gmail.com

Co-Owner/Operator of Magnolia Farms in the Urbandale Neighborhood, works for MSU Student Organic Farm, resident of the Eastside


Kristina Sankar, kristina.adair@gmail.com

Volunteer Coordinator at Refugee Development Center, long-term resident of Lansing’s Eastside

ANC Director

Joan Nelson, joann@allenneighborhoodcenter.org