2020-21 Board of Directors

Jane Stephenson, President

Jane joined the Board in 2010 and is a member of the Executive, Policy & Procedure, and Personnel committees.

Jane has resided in Brighton for over 30 years with her husband, Randy.  Together they raised his two children along with their daughter who now lives in Colorado (which requires frequent visits!). Jane and her family attend 2/42 Community Church where she is a Women’s Bible study leader, mentor and prayer warrior.

Ms. Stephenson holds a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Psychology from Central Michigan University and a Masters in Human Resources and Organizational Development from Eastern Michigan University.  Jane is President of J.P. Consulting, Inc. and is a part-time Lecturer at Eastern Michigan University. She also develops and facilitates workshops for Pregnancy Help Clinic, her church and other organizations.  Jane enjoys snow and water sports, gardening, Christian concerts, and her cats.

Karen McLaren, Vice President

Karen joined the Board in 2018 and is a member of Executive, Development, and Finance committees.

Karen has lived all over the United States, but now after 18 years considers Michigan to be home.  She has been married to her husband John for 26 years and they have four children and two daughters-in-law.  Karen and her family attend St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Howell where she is a Eucharistic Minister.  

Karen holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Special Education from the University of Colorado Boulder.  She volunteers as a parent mentor at the Pregnancy Help Clinic.  Karen enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, walking and reading. 

Juli Wooster, Secretary

Juli joined the Board in 2016.  Member of the Executive and Policy & Procedure committees.

Juli has resided in Livingston County since 1986 with her husband Darrell, raising two children, a daughter who lives in the state of Washington and a son and his wife and their two daughters who live in Brighton. Juli and her husband attend 2|42 Community Church where they are active in shepherding the members of their small group, and serving on the welcome and Nextpert teams.

Juli holds a Bachelors of Administration degree in business from Cleary College and retired from a career in hospital administrative support services and client management in hospital strategic planning. She enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, book groups, and time with family.

Dave Duggar, Treasurer

Former President of the Pregnancy Help Clinic; awarded Champion for Life recognition in 2019.  Dave joined the board in 2007.  Member of the Executive and Finance committees. 

Dave and his wife Alwilda of 61 years have been Howell residents for over 45 years with four children, 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.  Past Moderator (Board President) and current Treasurer of the Howell First Baptist Church.  Graduate of Leadership Livingston and currently serving on the organizing team.  Local Jaycee president, state officer and national Jaycee officer. Awarded a USJCI Senatorship award.  Past Trustee and Board President at Howell Carnegie District Library.

Moved to Michigan after graduating from Purdue University.  Employed as an Engineer for Detroit Diesel and its successor company, MTU.  Retired after experience in several departments including engineering, sales and service assignments along with extensive world-wide travel for Detroit Diesel.

Lifetime runner, running the Boston Marathon twice and the Detroit Free Press Marathon 10 times. Recently have run 2 or 3 half marathons every year along with several shorter races every year.

John Coon, Board Member

John joined the board in 2017.  Member of the Finance committee.

Both John and his wife, Heather, joined PHC as volunteers in 2011.  Heather, RDMS, recently served as a sonographer at PHC for the last 8 years and now continues in her Pro-life /Pro-woman ministry in Detroit.  John has served as a peer mentor for men and led the Baby Boot Camp Team.  

John holds a Bachelors of Business in Finance from Eastern Michigan University and works as a Key Account Manager at Webasto Group, Heating Solutions in Fenton, Michigan.

John, Heather, and their three children attend St. Patrick Catholic Church in Brighton, where John is an active member in Evangelization, the Worship Commission, as a Lector, and Serves the Altar. 

Frank Brandenberg, Board Member

Frank joined the board in 2019.  Member of the Personnel and Development committees.

Frank is married to Alica for over 50 years with 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren and resides in Milford, Michigan.  Retired from Burroughs Corporation (Group Executive), RA Industries (CEO) and Northrop Grumman (Sector President/acting COO).

Frank has a BS Degree in Industrial Engineering, 1968, Wayne State University; MS Degree in Industrial Engineering, 1972, Wayne State University; PMD, 1984, Harvard Business School.  Currently, chairman of the Board, Kemet Corporation (KEM: NYSE); Chairman of the Advisory Board, Livingston County Salvation Army; Owner/Partner, Auto-Lab Franchising, LLC

His pass times include Classic Car renovation, world travel and picture taking.

Paul Taylor, Board Member

Paul was given the opportunity to join the Board in 2020. He is on the Policy and Procedures, and Personnel committees.

Paul has been a resident of Livingston County since 2003, and now lives with his wonderful wife Stephanie south-west of Fenton. He has two sons, a daughter, and two stepsons. His Dad was a decorated WWII Army veteran and a skilled tradesman at Chevrolet. His Mom raised six kids, made their house a home, and worked as an office manager. Paul and Stephanie are members of the St. Augustine Catholic Community in Deerfield Township, and Paul is a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 13450.

Paul is an attorney with his own practice in Fenton, Michigan, and is also a Customer Sales Associate at the Howell Lowes Home Improvement.

Paul graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor’s cum laude in Criminal Justice, and from Wayne State University Law School with a juris doctor. He is a member in good standing of the State Bar of Michigan.

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