Kiff Hamp is the Executive Director of the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative. In this capacity, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the organization, including fundraising and development, programming, and community outreach.
Before joining HWPI, Kiff served as Associate Director of Grants for the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, overseeing all grant and foundation activity, as well as other development work, for the organization that focuses on Michigan’s most pressing climate change, clean water, and voting rights issues. Prior to that, he was Policy and Advocacy Manager for After School Matters, a Chicago-based nonprofit that provides after school and summer program opportunities to over 20,000 at-risk teenagers annually. He previously worked as an attorney at Miller, Canfield, Paddock, and Stone P.L.C., and has experience in both state and municipal-level government.
Kiff holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Yale University, a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of Michigan Ford School of Public Policy, and a JD from the University of Michigan Law School. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees of The Henry Ford in Dearborn and the Board of Directors of the Fair Food Network in Ann Arbor. Kiff was born and raised in Ann Arbor, and now lives in the community with his wife, son, and a daughter. In his spare time he enjoys running, biking, cooking, reading, and spending time with his family.
Mackenzie joined the HWPI team as Assistant Director in September 2020. She will be working closely with the staff, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee to further develop fundraising activities and facilitate growth of the B2B community. With a degree in Environmental Studies from Florida State University, Mackenzie has had a successful career in both higher education and nonprofit fundraising. She continues to strive to “do better for the world” which is her main reason for her dedication and commitment in this field.
Originally from Florida, Mackenzie moved to Michigan in 2017. She lives in Ann Arbor with her husband Michael, son Maverick and their dog Oakley. Outside of work she enjoys spending as much time as possible outdoors. She also enjoys gardening, baking, and spending quality time with her family and friends. Mackenzie volunteers her free time to Florida Camp for Children and Youth with Diabetes as an annual volunteer and board member.
Mackenzie believes that the B2B trail is an important resource across the Washtenaw County community. She loves that the B2B Trail provides a safe environment to exercise, explore the outdoors, see nature, and stay healthy. She is thrilled to join the HWPI team and work with an enthusiastic and collaborative group that is completing the B2B Trail.
Anne started working part time at HWPI in the summer of 2017. Her work supports fundraising, donor relations, advertising and special donor events. Outside of HWPI, Anne also runs and owns the Just Between Friends Ann Arbor Kids Consignment franchise. Prior to working for HWPI, Anne was a high school social studies teacher for 7 years. She now resides in Chelsea with her husband and two daughters. Outside of work, you can find Anne enjoying the outdoors, out and about in the community, watching a lot of kids sporting events and spending time with family and friends.
Through her time at HWPI, she hopes to share her love for the outdoors and trails. She is excited to work with the HWPI team, local volunteers and our community on improving and completing the B2B Trail.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Kristin joined the HWPI team as the Community Engagement Coordinator in the winter of 2019. Her role encompasses event planning, volunteer management and community outreach. Over the past 20+ years, Kristin has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of nonprofit organizations in both a professional and volunteer capacity. Her work is defined by a desire to directly impact individuals through inspiring community action. She completed two terms of service as an AmeriCorps*VISTA member during which she was instrumental in forming the now Center for Community Engagement at Eastern Connecticut State University. She has also spent time in the higher education sector serving in the areas of residential life, admissions and student services.
Kristin calls Ypsilanti, Michigan home by way of New England. Her favorite activities bring her into the great outdoors with a kayak and a camping hammock or to local bluegrass music festivals.
Lesley joined us as our Program Assistant. She is excited to engage with the B2B Trail community through social media and community events. Lesley is eager to lend a hand throughout HWPI, helping to ensure growth and development of the B2B trail system and the community it serves.
Lesley attended the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit where she earned a BFA in photography. Lesley brings years of experience as an entrepreneur working with nonprofits to her role at HWPI. She is passionate about what the B2B trail offers the Washtenaw County community and so excited to be part of the HWPI team.
Lesley and her family have called Dixboro home for the past 15 years. When she is not stocking the fridge for her three growing sons, she enjoys utilizing the B2B Trail with her two adorable rescue dogs. Tending to five chickens and growing a variety of micro greens round out her active homestead.
Board of Directors
BORDER TO BORDER TRAIL
WASHTENAW COUNTY PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
RALPH C. WILSON, JR. FOUNDATION
MICHIGAN IRON BELLE TRAIL
5 HEALTHY TOWNS FOUNDATION
MICHIGAN FITNESS FOUNDATION