AP resident one of six new hospice board members

ANN ARBOR – William O’Neil of Allen Park is one of several new recently appointed Board of Directors members for Arbor Hospice.

A self-employed financial planner, former Wayne County Commission member and past state representative for the 24th District, he also has served with the American Heart Association and Freedom House in Detroit.

Other new appointees include:

• Cindy Livesay of Saline, senior vice president of credit administration at Bank of Ann Arbor and also a member of the finance committee for Ann Arbor’s Michigan Theatre.

• Sandra Nielsen of Canton Township, director of Eastern Michigan University’s Professional Education Center within the school’s College of Business. She also is involved with Habitat for Humanity and Ascension Lutheran Church.

• David C. Smith of Ann Arbor, professor of medicine and urology at University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. He also is involved with Washtenaw Land Trust & Meals on Wheels. Smith is an resident.

• Annette Tenerelli-Lemke of Dexter, a partner and director of tax department at Plante & Moran’s Ann Arbor office, with a concentration in private equity and venture capital fund. She is an aviation entity structuring expert and also works with Mitchell’s Run Thru Rockford, a 5K fundraiser for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, affiliated with Parent Protect, a 501(c)3 organization.

• Becky Wallace of Ann Arbor, a manager at Rhoades Doehrer & Associates Certified Public Accountants in Saline who has 28 years experience in accounting, health care and banking. She is past chief financial officer of multiple nursing home organizations in Ohio, and formerly was treasurer of the Saline Chamber of Commerce.

For more than 25 years Arbor Hospice has been committed to providing quality, compassionate care for those experiencing the end-of-life journey, officials say. It serves Ann Arbor and communities in Washtenaw and western Wayne County and Downriver with offices in Ann Arbor, Plymouth and Woodhaven.

The Arbor Hospice Foundation provides philanthropic support for programs and services provided to more than 7,000 individuals including patients, their families and community members served by the hospice. For more information go to visit www.arborhospice.org or call (888) 992-2273.