Sarah Hubble
Co-Founder and Executive Director
Worked in this field for: 20 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2012
Education/Training: She is a graduate of Delta College and earned a management certificate in nonprofit best practices from Saginaw Valley State University.
Marlene Buzzell
Medical Director
Worked in this field for: 30+ years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2012
Education/Training: Has a degree in Elementary Education from Saginaw Valley State University and has taken 25 credits of Social Work course work at Delta College.
Fun Fact about Marlene: She is a Freelance Fiction Writer!
Max Omusi
Medical Coordinator
Worked in this field for: 20 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2012
Education/Training: Nursing Assistant
Fun Fact about Max: He is a resident of Bay City and an avid volunteer; he loves to make a difference in his community.
Kristin Emerson
Services Supervisor
Worked in this field for: 7 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2014
Education/Training: CNA, CPR/First Aid, Gentle Teaching
Fun Fact about Kristin: She has lived in Midland County since she was three years old!
Jenny Marshall
Services Director
Worked in this field for: 30+ years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2016
Education/Training: CPR/First Aid, Gentle Teaching, all CMH trainings for 31 years
Fun Fact about Jenny: She loves snow, swimming, and Christmas!
Kelly Jones
Services Coordinator
Has worked in this field for: 7 years
Has worked for Independent Community Living since: 2014
Education/Training: CPR/First Aid, Gentle Teaching, Sexual Assault Awareness Training, Managing in a Culture of Gentleness
Fun Fact about Kelly: Was a Cosmetologist for over 10 years before she began working in social work.
Josh Willey
Payroll Coordinator
Worked in this field for: 11 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2014
Education/Training: Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Health Services from Western Michigan University with a focus in Occupational Therapy. Josh also has a double minor in Psychology and Spanish
Fun fact about Josh: Loves sports and outdoor activities
Tanya Siesky
Finance Director
Worked in this field for: Tanya has a background in business and retail management. This is her first position in the non-profit health and social services field
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2016
Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Accounting from Saginaw Valley State University.
Fun fact about Tanya: She shoots pool for fun!
Jeremy Tomczak
Services Coordinator
Worked in this field for: 10 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2016
Education/Training: Cognitive Behavioral Training, Gentle Teaching, Bay City Corp. Managerial Courses, American Sign Language
Fun fact about Jeremy: Met and spoke with President Jimmy Carter as a child. Learned that Carter has a granchild also named Jeremy!
Crystal Acker
Payroll/Billing Coordinator
Worked in this field for: 8 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2015
Education/Training: Is pursuing an Associates Degree in Applied Science-Nursing from Delta College. Is a certified BLS, CPR, and Safe-Sitter Instructor
Angela Tomczak
Services Coordinator
Worked in this field for: 15 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2016
Education/Training: Is a certified Nurse's Aide, Hospice Care Aide, Dementia Aide
Fun fact about Angela: Loves to sing and be artistic.
Cassandra Banks
Direct Support Professional/Administrative Assistant
Worked in this field for: 13 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2015
Education/Training: CPR/First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Gentle Teaching, Recipient's Rights, Demetia Training
Fun fact about Casssandra: Loves pizza!
Misty Evans
Direct Support Professional/Administrative Assitant
Worked in this field for: 23 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2012
Education/Training: Gentle Teaching, CPR/First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens
Fun fact about Misty: Plays drums in a Heavy Rock Band. Is and animal lover, a life-long Midland resident, and an only child.
Erin Sorensen
Direct Support Professional/Administrative Assistant
Worked in this field for: 8 years
Worked for Independent Community Living for: 2012
Education/Training: Gentle Teaching, CPR/First Aid, Dementia Training, other courses at Delta College
Fun fact about Erin: Was born in Eagle River, WI, the snowmobile capital of the world! Has lived in Midland since she was five.
Daryn Studebaker
Direct Support Professional/Administrative Assistant
Worked in this field for: 9 years
Worked for Independent Community Living since: 2015
Education/Training: CPR/First Aid, Recipient Rights, Guardianship Training
Fun fact about Daryn: Daryn is a cooking/exercise/nature enthusiast