Our Board

Andrew Maurer

Andrew Maurer

Chairperson

Andrew Maurer

Chairperson

Andrew Maurer

Chairperson

Andrew Maurer is the founder and CEO of AJM Disability Advocates, PLLC. He first interned with the Disability Law Clinic at Wayne State University in 2010. Later, he worked for the federal government as an Attorney Advisor and decision-writer for the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR). In this position, he received extensive training from the Social Security Administration in Social Security Disability Law and contributed his legal expertise to many SSD and SSI decisions on behalf of the agency.

Andrew received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 2000 and graduated with honors from Wayne State Law School, receiving his J.D. in 2008. He is licensed to practice law in the State of Michigan.

Born with Cerebral Palsy, Andrew has always been active in the disability community and with various charities. Along with being the chairperson and trustee for the Disability Network of Oakland & Macomb (DNOM), Andrew is proud to be a member of the Wishmaker Club for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Randy Charon

Randy Charon

Vice Chairperson

Randy Charon

Vice Chairperson

Randy Charon

Vice Chairperson

Randy was introduced to DNOM in 1999, when he was in a hunting accident that paralyzed him from mid-chest down. During rehab, he became a member of Disability Network Oakland & Macomb. Randy attends empowerment meetings, became a facilitator, and joined the Board of Trustees. He soon became a member of the Disability Network near my home. Randy attended their Empowerment meetings, became a facilitator, and joined their Board of Trustees. Prior to his accident, Randy was a heating/cooling technician for local 636 and has been married to his wonderful wife, Danielle, for 31 years. Randy wants to help advocate for all people with disabilities.

Adam Rouls

Adam Rouls

Treasurer

Adam Rouls

Treasurer

Adam Rouls

Treasurer

Adam Rouls is the Director of Sales at Faurecia Seating. He has an extensive business background in global sales, negotiation, and account management. A graduate of the University of Michigan in 2002, Rouls continues to be a dedicated member of the university’s alumni association. In 2004, Rouls received his M.B.A. from the Northwood University DeVos Business School. 

Rouls has spent many years helping individuals with disabilities, including assistant coaching a Neighborhood Club softball team for players with physical or mental impairments. Now he is excited to bring his distinctive corporate talents and fiscal skills to DNOM in his role as Board Treasurer. 

Rouls lives in Macomb Township with his wife and two children.

Mike Cho

Mike Cho

Trustee

Mike Cho

Trustee

Mike Cho

Trustee

Mike is a financial advisor at Morgan Stanley and has been in the financial industry for over 20 years. He works with institutional, foundations, endowments, and private clients. Mike went to Wayne State University. 

Mike has had the pleasure of working with individuals across the county including people with disabilities in the sport of fencing. He also had worked with other charities in the Detroit area to help fight cancer, feed senior citizens, and care for children. 

Mike lives in Farmington Hills with his wife and two children.

Coleen Manning

Trustee

Coleen Manning

Trustee

Colleen became involved with the OMCIL since 1997 as a consumer. Colleen became a full time volunteer in 1998 and was honored with the volunteer of the year award in 2000. Because she utilizes public transportation she is aware of the problems surrounding the use of public transportation. She works as an activist for available, affordable public transportation for people with disabilities. She also attends multiple ADA trainings and became a Certified ADA Specialist during her time as a volunteer. 

Colleen has served on the Board of Trustees since 2001 in various positions including Secretary, Vice- Chair, and Chairperson and now serves as a Trustee. 

Colleen, a Registered Nurse and Case Manager, has worked at Mt. Clemens General Hospital for 3 years and Detroit Receiving Hospital in the Medical ICU for 8 years and was promoted to Patient Care Coordinator for 2 years before her disability occurred. 

She considers herself one of the luckiest people on earth as she found the true love of her life and guardian angel, Mike. Colleen and Mike built and live in a beautiful wheelchair accessible home in Chesterfield Township, MI and enjoy life to the fullest.

Andrea Reynolds

Trustee

Andrea Reynolds

Trustee

Andrea Reynolds became a quadriplegic as a result of a car accident in 1994. Andrea is a Beauty Consultant for Mary Kay cosmetics and is currently attending Oakland Community College pursuing her degree in Business Management. She is the mother of four children who give her the motivation to be resilient and to never give up. Andrea utilizes public transportation, maneuvering buildings, and city streets in her power chair. Now that her children are older, Andrea wants to encourage and support others to believe as she does, that the right attitude will overcome most obstacles in life. Andrea joined the DNOM Board of Directors in 2016 for an opportunity to be an advocate and use her real life experience to help set the standards for others who strive to live a full life with their disabilities.

Kyle Williams

Trustee

Kyle Williams

Trustee

Kyle Williams joined DNOM’s board in April 2014. Kyle is an accounting student at Wayne State University. He is expected to graduate in December 2015, and will be eligible to sit for the CPA exam in January 2016.

Prior to going back to school, Kyle worked in furniture sales. In his spare time he served as a mentor to students that needed assistance with GED preparation, tutored College Algebra and analytical essay writing, and coached Academic Games at his middle school.

Currently he also serves as Webmaster for the student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants. His responsibilities include increasing brand awareness and bolstering membership and participation through a social media campaign.

Kyle believes that everyone can achieve success when equipped with the correct tools, and armed with confidence.

Keith Holt

Trustee

Keith Holt

Trustee

I help design, engineer and coordinate the processes required to design and construct our buildings. I am a licensed architect with about 30 years of experience in the industry, covering a wide range of building types from commercial, office, retail, industrial, research and development as well as high rise luxury residential and low income and handicapped housing.

I have been a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County for the past six years, helping them with designing house plans etc.

Additionally, I am an amateur artist in my spare time creating and exhibiting oil and acrylic paintings primarily, but I also enjoy photography, drawing, pottery and graphic design.

I have been hearing impaired my entire life and as such have a special affinity for others with special needs.

I am a graduate of Arizona State University, with a major in Architecture.