Louise "Punky" Edison

Director of Special Projects

Louise “Punky” Edison joined the WMCAT team in 2011. She has been a non-profit professional in Grand Rapids for over 35 years, including 16 years as a Development Director. Her involvement and areas of interest include education, the arts, volunteer management, and mentoring. Currently, Punky is a board member for the local chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals. Punky was honored to receive the Dorothy A Johnson Excellence & Achievement award from the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network and the Extraordinary Leaders Award from the Center for Community Leadership. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Michigan. She and her husband John have three adult children and nine grandchildren.

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