Lansing Catholic High School Announces Four New Board Members

Lansing Catholic High School announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Trustees, with terms that began July 2019.  

Joining the Board of Trustees are Mike Green, Bill Hufnagel C89, Edmund Tillett C98, and Mandy Wildern.  “We welcome Ed Tillett, Mandy Wildern, Mike Green and Bill Hufnagel, to Lansing Catholic High School’s Board of Trustees and look forward to the value their extensive experience in the areas of negotiations, school administration and finance will bring,” said Joseph R. Corace, President of Lansing Catholic High School. “Additionally, we are grateful for the service provided by Jacob Allstott, Marci Fox, and Joe Garcia for the past three years, and I want to thank them for their contributions.

Michael Green is a Michigan attorney and financial advisor with Capitol Income Consultants of Lansing and Grand Rapids, providing financial and estate planning and elder law.  He holds licenses in securities, insurance, law and real estate.  His experience includes administrative and policy positions in the executive, judicial and legislative branches of government.  He was a business owner and has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations including St. Vincent Catholic Charities, Habitat for Humanity of Michigan and the Michigan Board of Athletic Control.  His has three grown children, Michael, a 2008 graduate of Lansing Catholic, Alexandra and Kali all of whom attended St. Thomas Aquinas School, East Lansing. 

Bill Hufnagel was raised in Lansing and currently resides in East Lansing.  He is President/CEO of Dart Bank and is active in St Thomas Aquinas Parish and School as well as, other non-profit and community service organizations. Bill is married to Kimberly and has three daughters: Natalie, Nicole and Nina.

Ed Tillett is Diversity Initiatives Coordinator for the Career Services Network at Michigan State University.  As the Diversity Initiatives Coordinator his primary objective is to increase the scope of diverse students accessing and using Career Services.  Also included in this role is contributing to the success of the diverse student population at MSU and the ability of these students to achieve desired graduation career outcomes.  He has worked at MSU in other roles, as well as at the University of Texas at Austin.  Ed is consistently interested in professional growth and development.  He enjoys professional development opportunities such as presenting at student affairs national conferences, serving on various committees, and networking.  Other experiences include teaching a business leadership class, being a trained Restorative Justice facilitator, a blogger, a freelance writer, and a philanthropic event planner.  Ed resides in Haslett with his wife Courtney and their three sons, Julien, Elijah, and Titan.

Amanda Wildern is a the Principal at St. Mary School in Charlotte, MI.  In her 20 years in education, she has experience working with high school students who have emotional impairments, served as a Behavior Specialist, and also as the Director of Special Education.  Mandy has a BA in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood endorsement and EI Special Education certification, a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and a Master of Arts in Special Education Administration.  Mandy and her husband have two daughters. 

“Ed, Mandy, Mike and Bill are all accomplished executives that embody Lansing Catholic’s values and bring with them a demonstrated track record in all areas related to School governance,” said Board of Trustees Chairman Kevin Neugent.

Lansing Catholic High School’s mission is to form students spiritually, intellectually, and socially into faithful disciples of Jesus Christ. 

For more information about Lansing Catholic High School call 517-267-2100 or visit www.lansingcatholic.org