Personal Assistance Options

About

Personal Assistance Options, Inc. (PAO) serves residents of Midland, Bay and Arenac Counties with differing abilities. We are a large, person-driven non-profit organization whose confidential services enable individuals to remain in their homes, no matter the level of care needed.

Our services are tailored to each individual we support, to help them meet their daily life needs, participate in the community and fulfill their dreams.

Mission

Provide support to individuals with disabilities based on their personal needs and goals in life.

Values

  • PAO values individuality and is proud to provide specialized services for each person.
  • PAO values the relationships developed between each person we support, our staff and community members.

Staff

Kathy Allen

Executive Director

Lydia Crampton

Quality Assurance/Training Coordinator

Kaci Marsh

Accountant

Jessica Wilkinson

Payroll Specialist

Amber Royce

Administrative Assistant

Danielle Ward

Service Coordinator

Liz Mosher

Service Coordinator

Susan Patterson

Services Coordinator

Rob Chmieleski

Service Coordinator

Kristina Keith

Service Coordinator

Connie Riggie

Compliance Coordinator

Deb Wentz

Compliance Coordinator

Board of Directors

President

Mark Gandy

‎Director, Regional Security APAC (Dow Corning)
Vice President

Lori Isenhart

Human Resources Manager (Northwood University)
Secretary

Jim Heffel

Retired (Dow Corning)
Treasurer

Alfred Dixon

CPA, Senior Financial Analyst (Chemical Bank)
Board Member

Jenny Kendrick

Active Community Member (Midland, Michigan)
Board Member

Andy Thompson

Attorney (Thompson Law PLC)
Board Member

Mike Stein

Realtor (Ayre/Rhynehart)
Board Member

Linden Rogers

Strategic Promotional Marketing Leader (Dow Corning)
Board Member

Lauren Sutkowski

Supply Chain Sustainability Specialist (Dow Chemical)
Consumer Representative

Tracey Hennigar

Arts & Crafts Professional (Self-Employed)