Directors and Officers

Officers

Paul Krause:  President

Paul is also a pharmacist and owner of The Medicine Cabinet pharmacy in Southfield.  “Going vegan is very comprehensive,” he states.  “As a society, we need to start accentuating preventative health care through our food choices.  Furthermore, the planet can’t sustain a meat-eating society much longer. Finally, the evolution of factory farming has lead to the continual imprisonment and torture of animals.”

 

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Susan Kline: Vice President

Susan Kline has a B.A. in Sociology and worked for the State of Michigan for 40 years.  She is a vegan cooking instructor, VegFest Volunteer Coordinator and author of the vegan cookbook, From the Earth with Love.

 

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Phyllis Sharbo:  Secretary

 

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Peggy MorrisTreasurer

 

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Jeff Hampton

Jeff Hampton is a graduate mechanical engineer with a minor in environmental science from Michigan State University. His initial interest in the Vegan lifestyle was prompted by his concern of the horrific effects of the Standard American Diet (SAD) on the planet ecosystem.  This concern led to the development of a entertaining and education presentation entitled, “Saving The Earth, One Bite At A Time.”  Jeff is available as a guest presenter.

 

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Vera Hampton

Vera Hampton has a B.S. degree in Nutrition and is a vegan cooking instructor.  She also does presentations including one entitled, “Vegan Cooking Made Easy”

 

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Sue Miller

For years I have taken a personal and professional interest in health. This drove me to research ways to improve my life and the world around me. Veganism was a natural lifestyle change to achieve both goals. There is growing evidence of the negative effects of animal-based foods. As a nurse and yoga instructor, I can introduce better choices for clients.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tom Progar

Eating a plant-based diet has had such a positive impact on my life. Helping move society towards a plant-based lifestyle is important to me because I want people to feel better, be more active, and live longer with less chronic disease.  A plant-based diet also greatly benefits the environment and reduces animal suffering. A real win, win, win!.  I am a graduate of Michigan State University and currently pursuing my Master’s Degree at Eastern Michigan University focused on non-profit management.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
 
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Upcoming Events
Apr
29
Wed
6:30 pm Plant Based Nutrition Support Group @ Groves Main Auditorium
Plant Based Nutrition Support Group @ Groves Main Auditorium
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Paul Krause, president of VegMichigan as he presents “The New Food Philosophy for Health.”
May
1
Fri
all-day VegMichigan’s May Downriver Libr... @ Library display at the Romulus Public LIbrary
VegMichigan’s May Downriver Libr... @ Library display at the Romulus Public LIbrary
May 1 all-day
Please check out our library display at the Romulus Public Library, located at 11121 Wayne Rd., Romulus, Mi. 48174. (734) 942-7589. Contact: Read more ›
all-day VegMichigan’s May Metro Detroit ... @ Library display at the St. Clair Shores Library
VegMichigan’s May Metro Detroit ... @ Library display at the St. Clair Shores Library
May 1 all-day
Please check out our library display at the St. Clair Shores Library, located at 22500 E. 11 Mile Rd., St. Clair Shores, Read more ›
May
3
Sun
6:00 pm VegMichigan Greater Lansing Vega... @ Clerical Technical Union - MSU
VegMichigan Greater Lansing Vega... @ Clerical Technical Union - MSU
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Come and enjoy this vegan potluck at the Clerical Technical Union (Conference Room) located at the Northeast corner of Hagadorn and Lake Lansing Roads.  We Read more ›
May
5
Tue
7:00 pm VegMichigan’s Vegan 101 Cooking ... @ Rochester Hills Whole Foods
VegMichigan’s Vegan 101 Cooking ... @ Rochester Hills Whole Foods
May 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Attendees will learn the nutritional aspects of a plant-based diet and taste samples of the prepared food. These classes are for anyone Read more ›

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