On November 1, 2017, The Life of a Single Mom held its quarterly board meeting to vote on the 2018 Board of Directors’ Executive Committee. Completion of onboarding for several new board members also took place.

Michelle Petersen has accepted the position of Board President for the 2018 calendar year.  Previously the Board’s Vice President and Chair of the Fundraising Committee, Michelle brings a wealth of expertise and commitment to the vision of seeing single parent families thrive. Michelle is currently the State Manager for Security Title Guarantee Corporation of Baltimore, where she oversees 86 managers and attorneys throughout the region.  She attended McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Her professional career includes 16 years of law and real estate experience, currently holding a notary license for the state of Louisiana.  Raised by a single mom, her passion for service to the single mom community runs deep.

“Our organization has been fortunate to have had several years of strong board leadership.  The 2018 Board of Directors’ Executive Team will be no exception. Michelle is a go-getter who will have no problem challenging us to go to the next level in service to single moms. I’m excited about the future of TLSM.” said Jennifer Maggio, Chief Executive Officer of The Life of a Single Mom.

Michelle is joined on the Executive Committee by newly-elected Vice President Lisa Oliver owner of GW Oliver; Treasurer Jolene Hardy, retired Accounting Shell Oil; Secretary Jennifer Hardin, Rodan + Fields Executive Consultant and retired from Woman’s Hospital.

Additional board members include: Kellie Duhon, Michelle Lanoix, Ramona Tauzin, Karen Thomas, Kelli Jones, and Suzanne Rouvalis.

Eunice McCarney, outgoing Board President, and Debbie Spano, outgoing Treasurer, were recognized for their exemplary service with an award.


The Life of a Single Mom logoThe Life of a Single Mom is a national, faith-based, nonprofit that exists to see that no single mom walks alone. To date, we have worked with more than 1,500 churches & community groups to start or improve a single mom’s support group in cities throughout the U.S. and beyond. We have a large array of books, curriculum, training materials, and online instructional videos to support ministry leaders who lead single moms. Our single mom programs focus on empowering single moms to grow spiritually, emotionally, financially, and parentally through a number of projects including: Single Mom University, Single Moms Across America, the National TLSM Single Moms Conference, and a variety of programs throughout the U.S. For more information, visit www.thelifeofasinglemom.com