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Who We Are

Jamesa Johnson Greer

Jamesa Johnson Greer

Executive Director

Jamesa Johnson-Greer, J.D. (she/her) is the Executive Director of Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition.

Anne Marie Hertl

Anne Marie Hertl

Organizing Director

Anne Marie Hertl (she/her) joins the MEJC team leveraging a decade of non-profit experience working as an organizer and regional activist to support social justice movement building throughout the environmental sector in Michigan.

Gabriela 'Gabi' Alcazar

Gabriela 'Gabi' Alcazar

Network Manager

Gabriela Alcazar (she/her) is the Network Manager with the Michigan Environmental Justice Coalition.

Jacob Sirhan

Jacob Sirhan

MAJIC Manager

Jacob Sirhan (he/they) is a queer Palestinian organizer and movement-builder. Their organizing background has centered around Palestinian liberation and anti-colonial/anti-imperial movement work, racial justice solidarity work and coalition building, as well as police & prison abolition.

Michelle Martinez

Michelle Martinez

Board Member

Michelle Martinez (she/her) is the inaugural director of the Tishman Center for Social and Environmental Justice at the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability.

Ahmina Maxey

Ahmina Maxey

Operations Director

Ahmina (she/her) is committed to ensuring that grassroots leadership and expertise are valued and strengthened as we work for transformative and systemic change.

Aiko Fukuchi

Aiko Fukuchi

Operations Associate

Aiko Fukuchi (they/them) supports the maintenance and strengthening of internal systems at MEJC as Operations Associate.

Dana Mohammad

Dana Mohammad

Just Transition Associate

As the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, Dana (she/her) believes that her freedom and liberation is tied to all those who are oppressed under systems of racism and exploitation.

Kyle Whyte

Kyle Whyte

Board Member

Kyle Whyte (he/him) is an environmental justice organizer, educator, and researcher, currently serving as the George Willis Pack Professor at the University of Michigan, where he teaches in the environmental justice graduate program.

Juan Jhong Chung

Juan Jhong Chung

Climate Justice Director

Juan (he/they/she) is a queer immigrant, born in Peru, of Indigenous Chanka and Cantonese Chinese ancestry.

Katrina Hamann-Azanov

Katrina Hamann-Azanov

Communications Specialist

Katrina (they/she) is responsible for developing communication strategies that advance the goals of MEJC and amplify messaging surrounding climate, racial, and economic justice.