Rae currently provides strategic direction and leadership to the organization while overseeing day-to-day operations, including the management of our contract to provide mental health services to all of Oakland County. Her prior contributions to Common Ground include being Vice President of Programs & Services, as well as leading the programmatic design of our community crisis center, which helps more than 80,000 people each year through phone calls, texts, online chat, and walk-in services. Rae holds a BS in Psychology focused on Applied Behavioral Analysis from Western Michigan University, and a MA in Clinical and Humanistic Psychology from the Center for Humanistic Studies. She has over 25 years of clinical and administrative experience within both the public and private sectors.
Chief Financial Officer/Administrative Officer
Krigner currently coordinates the management of our finance, budget, accounting, facilities, medical records, human resources, patient information, quality improvement, and IT departments. She also sees that contractual obligations are met and recommends changes in policies, procedures, and services as needed. Prior to joining us in 1995, Krigner was chief reimbursement officer at Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. She holds a BS in health care administration and an MBA both from Eastern Michigan University, as well as a Master Certificate in Healthcare Leadership from Cornell University, and a Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Chief Nursing Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Chief Experience Officer
Chief External Relations Officer
Barbara Grimes, Program Director OACIS
Elizabeth Kjar, Project Director
Gary Robb, Controller
Janet Sarkos, Director of Crisis Communications & Advocacy
Jill Smith, Senior Director MiCAL
Laura Rolands, Director of Human Resources
Todd Reid, Program Director of Genesee CIRT
Veronica Brown, Director of Health Information
Board of Trustees
Kay White, Board Chair
Julie Aronica, Chair-Elect
Lisa Mason, Secretary
Judith Christie, Treasurer
Don Campbell, Immediate Past Chair
Jaime Hope, M.D.
Rhonda Laurencelle, Ph.D.
Douglas T. Smith
Kevin B. Williams
David P. Wood, Jr. M.D.
Heather Rae, President & CEO
Tony Rothschild, CEO Emeritus
Sheriff Michael Bouchard
Hon. Fred Mester
Hon. Edward Sosnick