The Joe D. Sutton Call to Justice Awards honor those that share the mission of Elder Law of Michigan, Inc. to advocate for, educate, and assist those in need, with a continued focus on older adults and persons with disabilities. Contributions to the Call to Justice Awards benefit Elder Law of Michigan programs and provide thousands of seniors and vulnerable adults with services.

Mid-Michigan Honorees
Gary Bauer – Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, Sixty Plus, Inc., Elderlaw Clinic
Mary Ablan – State Director (Retired), AAA Association
Joan IIardo, MSW, PhD, Director of Research Initiatives – MSU
Kate B. White – Executive Director, Michigan Community Action 
Delta Township District Library


West Michigan Honorees
Laura Sutter – Director,  AAA Region 3C
Benita Armstrong – APS Supervisor, Calhoun and St. Joseph Counties
Vonda VanTil – Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration
Kelly Laesch – Elder Abuse Specialist, Berrien County Sheriff Department
Kelly Jonker – Ombudsman, South Central Michigan

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Southeast Michigan Honorees
Phil Hart – Undersheriff, Saginaw County
Phyllis Edwards – Executive Director, Bridging Communities
Dustin Foster –Western Michigan University Cooley Law School – Auburn Hills Estate Planning Clinic
Karen Adcock – Director, Auburn Hills Senior Center
Presbyterian Villages of Michigan


Support the Call to Justice Awards
Your contribution at any level helps support the Call to Justice Awards, recognizing the important work of each of our honorees and also supports the work of Elder of Michigan programs for Michigan seniors.
Founder: $1,000 | Champion: $500 | Sponsor: $250 | Host $100 | Friend: $50