Arbor Hospice & Palliative Care and The Arbor Hospice Foundation have welcomed new members to their boards of directors.

Joining the 11 current members of the Arbor Hospice Board of Directors are:

  • Sharon Cloke of Ann Arbor – principal, Core OD Consulting and director of learning & development, Con-way, Inc.;
  • Brad Killaly of Ann Arbor – lecturer, University of Michigan Ross School of Business;
  • Richard Laurin of South Lyon – general manager, Costco Wholesale; and
  • Mary Jo Smith of Milan – clinical nurse specialist, cardiology, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital

Joining the nine current members of the Arbor Hospice Foundation are:

  • Carl Bumgardner of Plymouth – president/CEO, Royal Truck and Trailer Sales and Service, Inc.; and
  • Marta Manildi of Ann Arbor – estate planning attorney


About Arbor Hospice

Arbor Hospice, based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, provides quality, compassionate care for those experiencing life-limiting illnesses throughout Washtenaw County and surrounding communities. A founding member of the NorthStar Care Community, Arbor offers certified community-based and inpatient hospice services and palliative care through NorthStar Palliative Care, as well as grief support services and community education programs. Through other NorthStar Care Community members, Arbor also provides pediatric hospice care and compassionate support services through Jo Elyn Nyman Anchors Programs for Children and education programs for physicians and health care professionals through the NorthStar Institute. The NorthStar Care Community also includes Hospice of Michigan. In total, NorthStar Care Community members serve nearly 5,100 patients annually across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. For more information, visit or call 888-992-2273.