Board Directory

5 Tips for Less Asthma Flare-Ups this Winter

With cold winter air, asthma sufferers typically see a rise in symptoms and attacks. Healthy Housing Specialist Grace Cole explains, “cold air is much dryer than warm air, and that cold air can irritate lungs, cause more mucus production, and restrict airways in people with asthma, which may lead...

Healthy Homes Coalition is looking for dedicated and compassionate individuals to help serve our community!

Nina Bowser

Board President

Unintentional Injury & Violence Prevention Unit Manager, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Bill Butts


Accountant, City of Grand Rapids

Brian Hartl


Epidemiology Supervisor, Kent County Health Department

CG Clarke

Principal, SeaGreen LLC

Gail Gunst-Heffner

Director of Community Engagement, Calvin College

Lynn Heemstra

Executive Director, Our Community's Children

Andrew Lebron

Treasury Management Officer, Level One Bank

John Smith

Consumer Attorney, Legal Aid of Western Michigan

Ryan Struck-Vander Haak

Corporate Recruiter, Progressive AE

Ken VanderVeen


Tabitha Williams

Parent Leader, Parents for Healthy Homes