Officer Bios

Gabrielle Haskins
Gabrielle has high-volume international business management experience to include success within public- and private-sector IT program and Project-based Quality / Risk Management, Business Process Redesign, and Project Integration / Applications capacities. Knowledgeable in driving a broad scope of Kaizen continuous improvement re-engineering-related projects to enhance budget and project income initiatives.

Tim Triscari
Tim has over 25 years of experience managing projects in the IT software development, business requirements analysis, technical writing, product testing, system training, Agile elearning videos and Non-IT Industrial Metal and Plastic Fabrication, Vehicle Fuel Laboratory product testing, and constructing Wind Turbine 'farms'.

Karen Hartsuff
Karen manages the Database Services for Michigan Farm Bureau and has held this position since 2005. Prior to that, she held positions working in member services, membership and doing training. As a 26 year employee of Michigan Farm Bureau, Karen’s organizational knowledge has allowed her to use her work experience and knowledge of business processes to expand the membership database within Michigan Farm Bureau and the Family of Companies as a whole.

Robert Johnson 
Robert has been deliverying systems integration into the product development, marketing and sales automation areas for Haworth, Inc., a contract furniture manufacturing company located in Holland Michigan. Marketing Technology for Haworth represents all user application tools used within the marketing and specification process up to the point of order entry.

Vinod Surapaneni
Vinod  has 16+ years IT experience and extensive consulting background in IT Project/Program Management for large scale enterprise wide IT initiatives at public sector and private organizations. He is certified as Project Management Professional (PMP), has MBA from Oakland University (Michigan) and Engineering degree in Computer Science from India.

Thomas English
Thomas’ career has focused on one thing – public service. Upon finishing school, Thomas followed in his father's footsteps enlisting in the Army as an MP and eventually retiring as a Colonel in the Michigan Army National Guard serving in Lansing. After his first enlistment, he became a New Mexico State Police Officer rising to homicide investigator.

Kathleen Osborn
Kathleen has over 20 years of progressive systems development, project management, and analytical experience, working in the commercial sector, local, federal, and state government consulting, non-profit management, health insurance, patient clinic settings, and teaching hospital.

Henry Mayers
Henry has been involved in the planning on, and implementation of, a wide array of business-enhancing information technologies in government, banking, manufacturing and insurance. Fifteen of those years have focused on implementation of healthcare information technologies (HIT) in health insurance, in-patient care, hospital ancillaries, and ambulatory settings. He has provided guidance or leadership to impatient entities on implementing HIT for inpatient pharmacies, meds administration, inpatient clinical documentation, CPOE systems, E-prescribing, and converting to ICD-10.