The mission of the “Uplift Our Youth Foundation” is to promote and support projects, programs, and activities which enhance educational, career and life opportunities for youth, especially youth at risk, ages 0-18 years, who reside in Clinton, Eaton, or Ingham counties.

Board of Directors

John K. Revis, DDS, Chairperson

Great Expressions Dental Center

Jessie Storey- Fry Ph.D., UOYF Vice Chairperson
Principal, Retired

Myron Frierson, UOYF Treasurer
Director, Finance & Administration
Michigan Department of Transportation

Larry L. Leatherwood
UOYF Chairperson Emeritus
Executive Consultant / Foundation Founder

Todd E. Bradley
Michigan State University Human Resources,
Organization and Employee Development

Jeffrey A. Brown
Chief Executive Officer, The Inspirational Center

William Doxie,
Partner & Director of Community Developments,
Community Research Services

John P. Gardner
Senior Manager, Government & Regulatory Affairs
Heartland Region Comcast Cable

Worsie Gregory
Director of High Schools & Special Programs

Samuel Johnson
President, Synchro Consulting, LLC

Charles L. Moore, CPA
C.L. Moore & Associates

Betty J. Sanford
Advisor Emerita, Michigan State University

Randy Talifarro
Fire Chief , Lansing / East Lansing Fire Department

Brian Whitfield
Graphic Designer, Michigan Department of Transportation