Sharon Davenport, Program Director of Physical Activity, Sports and Nutrition
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Sharon has been with the Crim Fitness Foundation for over 7 years, facilitating nutrition and physical activity education and most recently managing programming for nutrition and physical activity. She has over 15 years experience working as a personal trainer and a health coach. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Northern Michigan University in Preschool/Family Life Services, is CPR/AED, and First Aid certified.
Mackenzie Thrower, Program Manager-Nutrition
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Mackenzie Thrower is a Nutrition Program Coordinator and the Local Service Site Supervisor for FoodCorps at the Crim Fitness Foundation. Mackenzie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and International Studies, a Masters of Arts in Social Science; both from the University of Michigan-Flint. Mackenzie is also a Master Gardener and a licensed and practicing EMT in the state of Michigan. He is passionate about community sustainability and health, food system resiliency, and garden-based nutrition. Mackenzie enjoys working on his hobby farm with his family, dogs, chickens, and duck.
Sara Duncan, Program Coordinator
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Sara has six years experience at the Crim facilitating parent nutrition education programs, teaching nutrition to youth in the Flint Community, and developing and instructing youth physical activity programs. She also coordinates the Marti Austin Kids Classic and the Teddy Bear Trot youth races. Sara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology specializing in Physical Education from Michigan State University and is Adult and Child First Aid/CPR/AED certified. Sara is a sports enthusiast, and enjoys spending time with her husband and three boys camping, hunting, and traveling.
Shanna Moore, Program Coordinator
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Shanna is a Nutrition Program Coordinator and is passionate about teaching people to have a healthier lifestyle through healthy eating and exercise. Shanna has earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion & Master of Arts in Human Services: Health and Wellness and is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). She is also CPR/AED & First Aid and ServSafe certified. Shanna enjoys spending time with her husband, snowboarding, frozen yogurt, sweet tea, and spending time outside.
Ashley Makedonsky, Program Coordinator
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Ashley graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Science in Wellness, Health Promotion, and Injury Prevention. While studying, Ashley became a Certified Personal Trainer through NASM. When she is not lifting she is usually snacking or snuggling her cat, Peter.
Psalm Bingham, Program Coordinator, Up2Us Coach
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Psalm Bingham is a Nutrition Program Coordinator and an Up2Us Coach at the Crim. She holds a Bachelor’s in Physiology, Pre-Medicine and Pre-Nursing track from Michigan State University and will be graduating with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice in December. Psalm is a certified EMT and CNA. In her spare time she enjoys practicing the violin or piano, loves reading books on leadership and arts and crafts, loves sports and fashion!
Jared Badour, Program Coordinator
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Jared graduated from Western Michigan University where he received his degree in Community Health Education with the intention to come back to Flint to improve the health and wellbeing in his community. Jared is currently doing so by working for the Crim Fitness Foundation. At the Crim he began as an intern, served with both Coach Across America and FoodCorps and is now a Nutrition Program Coordinator. Jared's favorite thing about the Crim is it's well-rounded approach to improving the health of the Flint community as well as the ability to contribute to providing a healthy foundation for youth.
Autumn Trojanowski, Program Coordinator
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Autumn is originally from Grand Rapids, MI where she obtained her degree in Environmental Studies in 2015. She has since served with AmeriCorps NCCC, worked at The Grand Canyon, and hiked across Spain. This is Autumn’s second year serving as a FoodCorps Service Member. She enjoys experimenting with cooking, swooning over her baby niece, and long summer days. She hopes to continuously spread her passion for the natural environment into the future.
Kelsey Crossman, Program Coordinator
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My name is Kelsey Crossman. I am a Nutrition Program Coordinator at the Crim Fitness Foundation. I graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Education and Promotion and a minor in Nutrition. I have a strong passion for educating adults and children about living a healthy lifestyle through nutrition and physical activity.
Chandra Brown, Program Coordinator
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Chandra is a graduate of The Reginald F. Lewis Business College of the HBCU at Virginia State University. She has a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and Human Resources. Most importantly Chandra has a heart and passion for advocating for children. She has over 7 years of experience working with children in various capacities. She has taught, served as a FoodCorps service member, acted as a court appointed advocate (CASA) for children and is a proud member of the moms club herself! Chandra believes that children are the epitome of innocence and that they are our hope for a better future! She is happy to be a Program Coordinator working in the Flint Community Schools where I can connect with and guide children concerning health and nutrition.
Erin Wenk, FoodCorps Service Member
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Erin graduated from Michigan State University in December 2017 with a degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. She spent the 2015-2016 school year studying in Freiburg, Germany where she completed a 3-month internship with Bachpaten Freiburg, an organization that educates local students about the importance of protecting stream ecosystems through hands-on learning. Erin is passionate about good food and working with kids. In her free time, Erin enjoys camping, traveling, making desserts, reading and spending time with friends.
Clark Matthews, FoodCorps Service Member
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Clark is a resident of flint along with his two dogs Stella, Jill and cat Meeka. This will be Clark’s second year serving with an Americorps program in Flint. This year he will serve as a Food Corps Member at Doyle Rider and Potter Global Elementary Schools. Clark is excited at the opportunity to engage grades 1, 3, 5 on alternative garden-based education. Prior to Food Corps he served as the Physical Activity Coordinator with Flint Community School Corps at DTM Elementary. In the Future, he hopes to continue working in and for his community! “Never stop planting!”
Jamie Montgomery, FoodCorps Service Member
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Jamie Montgomery is currently a food corps service member with the 2018-2019 cohort. There is so much excitement in Jamie to get this year going with all of the bright faces that he is able to see daily! Jamie has worked in gardens since he was very young. He has also spent over 5 years in the catering industry at the University of Michigan-flint among other places. He enjoys working with children and teaching someone something new about gardening as well as learning something new himself. Jamie feels great joy and inspiration to know that when people make a healthy change in their lifestyle, he may have played a role.
Sarah graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors Degree of Science in Dietetics. Sarah completed one service term with FoodCorps in Flint and nearly completed a second before accepting a position as a Nutrition Program Coordinator. Sarah also dedicates a portion of her times as Crim's first Garden Program Coordinator, supporting garden-based education throughout the Flint area. Sarah is passionate about delivering quality nutrition education to underserved communities. Sarah has a dog, Gypsy, and two cats, Walter and Grizzly. When she's not tirelessly working to improve local access to healthy foods, Sarah enjoys doing anything outdoors, from hiking to kayaking.