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All of the people listed below donate their time and talents to MASP

Penny Corbin, BBA, President


Penny Corbin is the Michigan Association for Suicide Prevention (MASP) President and has been an active member for the past 10 years.  She received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration in 2010 with a major in Public Relations and Business Management.  She currently is employed by Shiawassee Health and Wellness (formerly Shiawassee County Community Mental Health Authority) and has worked in the behavioral health field for over 10 years.  Prior to county government, she worked in state government promoting public health and food safety. Penny is trained in FEMA Incident Command Systems and Emergency Management. She has extensive experience with Public Health Crisis Management Teams.  She is the current Chair of Shiawassee Prevention Network and the Chair of the Shiawassee County Suicide Prevention Coalition.


Vacant, Vice President

Vacant, Secretary


Joel Hoepfner, BS, CPC, Treasurer

Joel Hoepfner received his Bachelors of Science in Psychology as well as a teaching certificate from Central Michigan University in 1999 and 2003. He has worked in the behavioral health field for over 12 years. He is a Certified Prevention Consultant (CPC) and has held that credential since 2009 from the Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals. He became a Mental Health First Aid Training Instructor in February 2016. He is the previous chair and current member of the State of Michigan Training Advisory Council as well as the current chair of the State of Michigan Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup that operates through the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Joel has a long history of providing leadership, direction, and individualized technical assistance along with state, community and agency wide trainings, workshops, and webinars on a multitude of topics for diverse audiences.


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