LANSING, MI- Peckham has named a new director to its board, Monique C. Field Foster, Senior Counsel at Warner Norcross + Judd, one of Michigan’s largest and most successful law firms.
An experienced lobbyist and policy analyst, Foster has nearly 20 years of experience in government affairs. She concentrates her practice on all facets of government affairs, including policy strategy and development, analysis and drafting of legislation, legislative events, state procurement and other advocacy initiatives.
Her experience includes five years as the Assistant Vice President of Strategic Initiatives Office of Governmental Affairs, where she designed and implemented programs to educate and inform MSU constituencies, encouraging state and local officials to invest in MSU higher education initiatives; as director of government affairs for the Department of Management and Budget, as deputy director of legislative affairs for the Office of the Governor and as a legislative policy analyst for the Michigan House of Representatives. .
“We are honored to welcome Monique to our board. She brings a deep, diverse experience, wealth of knowledge and specialized skill that will help guide us as an organization in advocacy and policy for people with disabilities,” said Jo Sinha, Peckham President and CEO.
Peckham is a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation organization that provides paid job training opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. For more than 42 years, Peckham has provided jobs and job skills training to thousands of individuals with barriers through five different business lines throughout Michigan, and also has operations in Phoenix, Arizona and London, Kentucky.
Peckham, Inc., is a national award–winning organization, recognized for its achievement in providing exceptional vocational rehabilitation, creating inclusive cultures and building quality workplaces for employees.