Affiliates in Motion Conference 2021

On the right, a black logo reads "Habitat for Humanity of Michigan." Underneath that, black text reads "Affiliates in Motion Conference, October 25-27 2021." Blue Text beneath that reads "Building Hope Together." On the left, the picture of a wall stud, with a handwritten message on it, reading "You are Blessed!"

Monday October 25, 2021 to Wednesday October 27, 2021

Thank you for joining us!

We may not be able to all be together in person, but that won't stop us from learning, sharing, and growing together as a Habitat network! We are currently planning our Affiliates in Motion Conference to be a virtual event held October 25-27. 

We are thrilled to welcome the following Plenary Speakers to the 2021 AIM Conference:

Headshots of Jenifer Acosta, Vu Le, and Kim Trent


Every year we take the opportunity to recognize our outstanding volunteers, partners, homeowners who make our work so fulfilling. This year we are excited to introduce a new award, the affiliate Corporate Partner of the Year Award! Thank you and congratulations to all of our fantastic honorees!

Affiliate of the Year: Habitat for Humanity Menominee River

Homeowner Partner of the Year: Emerald Diamante, Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity

ReStore Innovation Award: North Star Habitat for Humanity

Public Official of the Year: Rep. Julie Alexander

Bensen Service Award: Daniel Page-Wood, Board Chair - Habitat for Humanity of Michigan

Corporate Partners of the Year:

  • Eaton Corp (Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity)
  • Blue Water Area Chamber (Blue Water Habitat for Humanity)
  • WLNS-TV6 (Habitat for Humanity Capital Region)
  • Whirlpool Corporation (Harbor Habitat for Humanity)
  • Huntington Bank (Formerly TCF Bank) (Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan)
  • Preston Feather Building Center (Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers of the Year: 

  • Randy Sykes, Habitat for Humanity Barry County
  • Virginia McCain, Battle Creek Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Kathy Divine, Bay County Habitat for Humanity
  • Susan Danneels, Blue Water Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
  • Jane Johnson, Habitat for Humanity Capital Region
  • Elizabeth Schaefer, Cheboygan County Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
  • Sid Lounds, Clinton-Gratiot Habitat for Humanity
  • Jill Burkland, Copper Country Habitat for Humanity
  • Leona Medley, Habitat for Humanity Detroit
  • Steve Crum, Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region
  • Tom Lawitzke, Greater Jackson Habitat for Humanity
  • John Shiels, Habitat for Humanity HiawathaLand
  • Jeff Hulliberger, Habitat for Humanity of Ionia County 
  • Elmer "Al" Wynalda, Habitat for Humanity of Kent County
  • Lori Bragington, Lake County Habitat for Humanity
  • Sue Sal, Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity
  • Anthonie Blair, Habitat for Humanity of Lenawee County 
  • Kathleen Kelchner, Macomb County Habitat for Humanity
  • Steve Winczewski, Habitat for Humanity of Mason County
  • Sandy White, Habitat for Humanity Menominee River
  • Tim Johnson, Midland County Habitat for Humanity
  • Mary Snell, Habitat for Humanity of Newaygo County
  • Max Lindsay, Habitat for Humanity Northeast Michigan
  • Kevin Christman, Northwest Michigan Habitat for Humanity 
  • Jim McCutcheon, Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County
  • Thomas Lenartowicz, Otsego-Antrim Habitat for Humanity
  • Kris Carlson, Wexford Osceola Habitat for Humanity


$10,000 Plenary Sponsors:

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$7,500 Event Sponsor: 

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$5,000 Community Sponsors:

Independent Bank logo       Michigan State Land Bank Authority logo        Affiliate Mortgage Services


$3,000 Program Sponsor: 

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$1,500 Mission Sponsors: 

letters DTE in blue text with rounded edges          Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis logo      Michigan Association of Health Plans logo


Additional Sponsors: 

Blue and Green Habitat for Humanity logo with three people under a blue house with green roof


We appreciate any and all support for our conference event! Click here to view sponsorship opportunities for the AIM Conference. We are always happy to talk to you about ways to support our events and programs. Contact us if you have any questions or requests regarding sponsorship opportunities.