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Haven Executive Team

Aimee Nimeh, LMSW


Aimee Nimeh, LMSW, joined HAVEN as its new president and CEO on Oct. 15, 2018. Nimeh will be responsible for the strategic direction and oversight of the full continuum of HAVEN’s services to more than 30,000 people impacted by sexual assault and domestic violence each year in Oakland County and surrounding areas.

She is a very experienced nonprofit executive who brings a lifelong passion, commitment and advocacy to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Prior to joining HAVEN, Nimeh was the executive director of Susan G. Komen Greater Detroit in Southfield, Mich. where she was responsible for transforming the Detroit Race for the Cure program into Susan G Komen Greater Detroit, a new, fully functioning affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation.   Nimeh also served as a Project Director at the Michigan Domestic and Sexual Violence Prevention and Treatment Board and is a faculty member at the Wayne State University School of Social Work.

Nimeh has dedicated her career to the care of others.  Prior to her role with Susan G. Komen, the world’s largest nonprofit source of funding for the fight against breast cancer, Nimeh spent seven years at Common Ground in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., one of the most comprehensive crisis service and behavioral health agencies in the country.  She advanced through several positions at Common Ground, culminating with her role as vice president of programs and services.  Nimeh began her career at The University of Michigan Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center in Ann Arbor. 

A resident of Farmington Hills, Mich., Nimeh earned both her bachelor’s degree in Sociology and master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  She also received an Arabic Language Certificate from the University of Jordan in Amman.

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Emily Matuszczak LPC

Senior Director of Programs

Emily has a Bachelor of Science degree in human resources and a master’s degree in counseling from Oakland University. Emily entered the field of domestic violence and sexual assault after 12 years of managing both corporate and private practice optical offices.

Emily came to HAVEN in 1994 as an intern in the Counseling Program. She joined the HAVEN staff in 1995, providing therapeutic counseling to victims, batterers and children. Emily was promoted to Intervention in Battering Coordinator and then to Counseling Program Director in 2002. Emily was internally recruited in 2003 to the position of Director of Programs, assuming responsibility for all quality assurance issues related to direct service, including direct supervision of program directors. Emily is currently the Senior Director of Programs and is qualified to direct agency operations in the President/CEO’s absence. Her responsibilities include quality issues and initiatives, funding requirements, best utilization of staff and other resources, and outcome and evaluation procedures.

Emily lives with her dogs, Stanley and Marty and cats, Felix and Carmen. Her passions outside of HAVEN includes animal welfare and environmental protection and stewardship.

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Blanca Q. Fauble

Director of Development

Blanca Q. Fauble is HAVEN's Director of Development.

Blanca's business experience is broad and deep and includes multiple leadership positions in the global auto industry (Ford and GM) and the retail and food service industries (Saks 5th Avenue and co-ownership of two restaurants Mountain Jacks and Carvers Steaks & Chops).

During her 8 years with Ford Motor Company, she held numerous leadership positions in customer service, marketing, philanthropy and multi-cultural operations. In 2002 she served as an Executive on loan to the United Way of SE MI and in 2004 The National Council of La Raza.

A native of Lima, Peru, Ms. Fauble is fluent in both English and Spanish and speaks conversational French. A graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, she also has completed advanced executive training at Darden University, The Center for Creative Leadership, the Disney Institute, the National Association of Corporate Directors, and Dale Carnegie.

A former chairperson of the Corporate Advisory Board for The National Society of Hispanic MBA’s, Fauble is also a founding member of the Michigan Council of Women in Technology. Her former board service includes:  Girl Scouts of SE Michigan, the Children’s Center in Detroit, Hispanic IT Executive Council. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum and INFORUM.

Fauble is a champion for women and children, and currently mentors a group of young women through Women of Tomorrow.

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Haven Program Directors

Karen DeKett

Director of Social Action

Pamela English

Director of Information Systems

Camilla Robarts

Director of Counseling Services

Sara Robinson

Director of Residential Services

Diane Zalecki

Director of START

Haven Program Supervisors


Crisis Line Supervisor


Civil Advocacy Supervisor

Haven Foundation Leadership & Trustees

Terry Merritt, Chairperson

Senior Vice President, Walbridge

Robbin McCain, Treasurer

Finance Director – Great Lakes Region, Pepsi Beverages Company, Inc.

Diane Antishin, Trustee

Vice President, Human Resources Operations, DTE Energy

Alicia Masse, Trustee

Managing Director, Alderney Advisors LLC

Mary Ann Tournoux

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, HAP

Haven Board of Directors

Debra Thorpe, Chairperson

Senior Vice President - OCG Global Operations, Kelly Services, Inc.

Michelle Gilbert, 1st Vice Chair

Vice President Public Relations, Comcast Cable

Monica E. Emerson, 2nd Vice Chair

Principal, Inclusive Performance Solutions

Susan B. Perlin, Immediate Past Chair

Partner, Plante Moran

Christopher Letts, Secretary

Second Vice President, The Pine Harbor Group at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

William Keller, Treasurer

Supervisor, Risk Management, Chrysler

Jeanne Carlson

Community Volunteer/Retired CEO, Blue Care Network

Brent N. Davidson, MD

Service Chief, Women’s Health Services, Henry Ford Health Systems Corporation

Rebecca Erfurt

Director II, Office of the President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Donna Inch

Community Advocate

Donna M. Krall

Vice President, Flagstar Bank

Shari Krasinski

Management Sales Manager- Huntington National Bank

Gerald T. Lievois

Attorney, Dykema Gusset PLLC

Harriet-Marcia Shakir

Worldwide Program Manager - Security Systems Channel Sales, IBM Corporation

Jay Marks, Ph.D.

Educational Consultant, Oakland Schools

Machelle McAdory

Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Jackson National Life

Robbin McCain

Finance Director, Great Lakes Region, Pepsi Beverages Company, Inc.

Terri Moon

Executive Vice President, Vitec, LLC

Kaisra Osman

Director, Transportation Services, Dillon Energy Services

Carla J. Sarti

Director of Global Shared Services & Business Process Optimization, Lear Corporation

Suzanne Seitz

Vice President, Total Rewards- Cooper Standard

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