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Program - Tom Hoisington, Public Affairs Lobbyist -
                      "The Impact of the November Election on the Michigan Legislature"

December 2, 2016

Inside Michigan Politics, the state’s leading political trade journal, recently recognized Tom Hoisington for outstanding performance by naming him one of the top five lobbyists in Michigan.  Tom has been a veteran of the Lansing political scene for over 38 years, having held staff positions in both the Michigan Senate and House of Representatives. 


Tom, a native of Lansing, received his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and English History from Michigan State University.  He is married to Louise Alderson, a Lansing District Judge.  Their three children, Joshua, Lindsay and Jeff, are all college graduates.

Discussion - Dave Zimmer, SMC Member, Judson Center Board Member 
      "Judson Center and the Challenges Presented to Non-Profits in the Present Environment"

Dave Zimmer recently served as interim CEO of Judson Center as a volunteer while a search was held for a new CEO.  He has served on the Board of Trustees for over 30 years and has been involved in initiatives from organizing a national seminar and competition for not-for-profit organizations to rewriting its manual.


He is also a past President of Birmingham Rotary Club and serves on the steering committee of the Not-For-Profit Leadership Collaborative which includes many of the CEO's of Southeast Michigan not-for profits and the Harvard Business School Club of Michigan.  He has been a member of SMCB since 2010 and has served in several roles and is currently serving on the Legacy Committee.


December 9, 2016


Jeanne Bourget, Daughter of SMC Member Jerry Heller

"Holiday Selections, SMC Choral Group”


Lori Rondello, Mgr., Birmingham Shopping District Events

”Holiday Gift Ideas – It’s Not Too Late!”

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