Meet our Board of Directors

The SHARE Center Board of Directors is made up of dedicated and passionate people who truly understand issues of homelessness, poor mental health, addiction, and food insecurity. The SHARE Center Board meets the last Thursday of every month at the SHARE Center at 5:30pm. Click here for an archive of Board Meeting minutes.

Sharon Sheddan

Board President

Sharon has served on the SHARE Center Board for three years. She was homeless and struggling with addiction and a bi-polar disorder, but overcame these challenges and has been clean and sober for six years.

She runs the SHARE Center's Women's Group, Narcotics Anonymous, and a Bi-Polar Support group. She is a single mother to four boys and has been working at Summit Pointe as a Greeter for the last six years.

Sharon has a lot of passion for helping others with their recovery and is a valuable asset to the SHARE Center.

Casandra Larson

Board Secretary

Cassandra recntly received her Masters in Human Services Counseling: Life Coach from Liberty University.  She co-chairs the Dual Diagnosis group and has a myriad of volunteer experience with underserved populations.

She was born and raised in Michigan and is a mother of six. She aims to help people discover their full potential through empathetic one on one life coach sessions and participation in multiple SHARE Center support groups. She started serving on the board in 2022

Carol Wilbur - Board Treasurer

Carol has been volunteering at the SHARE Center since 2008 preparing and serving meals to those in need. She joined the Board of Directors in 2019. One of the reasons she became passionate about helping others is because she has experienced homelessness, domestic violence, and addiction recovery herself. She has been sober for 35 years and has lived in Battle Creek since 1986. She is an active member of Transition Island Ministries that serves dinner at the SHARE Center every second and fourth Friday of the month.

Carol likes getting to know the people who come to us for services. In addition to volunteering at the SHARE Center, she takes in pets with disabilities and likes to work in her garden.

Lawanda Crump

Lawanda currently works as a Registered Nurse, Care Manager, and has over 25 years in the medical field.  She has experience in geriatrics, dementia, behavioral health, medical surgery, intellectual disabilities, and medical administration.

Born and raised in Battle Creek, MI. She has two beautiful children and three wonderful grandchildren who she loves spending time with.

In her free time, she likes to volunteer at local churches giving back to her community. She is an active Board Member of Compassion Cares - a non-profit organization in Houston, TX.

Lawanda is a very compassionate individual who empathizes with the day-to-day struggles in the world. She became a member of the SHARE Center Board to help empower her community and make a difference.

Shantina Stevenson

Shatina (Charles Richard Robinson) Stevenson Is currently Serving as a General Board Member if Share Center and Vice President of Amerindian Inc. Rescue Reservation which service Veterans during Holidays that can experience PTSD around 4th if July and New Year's.  Shatina is a Veteran who graduated from Schoolcraft College with an Electronic Technology Certification and Biomedical engineering background.

Katie Plummer-Keefer

Born and raised in SE Grand Rapids, Katie attended Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School and Grand Rapids Community College. She is currently a Community Health worker at Summit Pointe. She is married to Jim Keefer and has one child and two stepchildren.