Theresa Metzmaker

Theresa Metzmaker, of Lansing, is the assistant executive director of Michigan Disability Rights Coalition and founder of Her Power! Her Pride! Her Voice!, a four-day event where teen girls across Michigan challenge media stereotypes and shatter myths about what it means to be a teen girl with a disability. Ms. Metzmaker is appointed to succeed Rebecca Parten whose term expired December 31, 2018, to represent advocates of, and for, individuals with disabilities for a term expiring December 31, 2021.