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

Jessica Stark

Accountant

Jennie Ireland

Service Team Supervisor

Susan Patterson

Service Coordinator

Krista Mann

Service Coordinator

Karmen Beehr

Administrative Assistant

Board of Directors

President

Mark Gandy

‎Director, Regional Security APAC (Dow Corning)
Vice President

Lori Isenhart

Human Resources Manager (Northwood University)
Treasurer

Dustin Rozek

CPA, Staff Accountant (Chemical Bank)
Secretary

Melissa Headland-Diehl

Mechanical Engineer (Dow Chemical)
Board Member

Andy Thompson

Attorney (Poznak Dyer Kanar Schefsky Thompson PLC)
Board Member

Mike Stein

Realtor (Ayre/Rhinehart)
Board Member

Jim Heffel

Retired (Dow Corning)
Board Member

Linden Rogers

Strategic Promotional Marketing Leader (Dow Corning)
Consumer Representative

Tracey Hennigar

Arts & Crafts Professional (Self-Employed)