2017-2018 InterCom Board

Gretchen Johnson, President

Gretchen Johnson

WordPlay Marketing Communications

Gretchen helps organizations develop messages and tell powerful stories: to raise money, garner volunteers, sell products or services, change public opinion, and develop community. A common theme among her clients? They connect with and engage stakeholders to create lasting and positive change.

Curtis Cunningham

Curtis Cunningham

VP of Sales and Marketing, Lawrence Productions

Curtis brings 30 years of experience in the fields of video production, TV, radio, print and music distribution.Curtis is also a former InterCom President “ for 10 years “ and holds the record for longest-serving board member!

Ema Cuturic

Ema Cuturic

Account Manager, Roguebotic

Ema has a passion for creative advertising, marketing strategy, and client relations. She received her Bachelor's in Marketing and Advertising from Davenport University. In her free time, she enjoys giving back to Kalamazoo and helping the community grow.

Gerah Dutkiewicz

Gerah Dutkiewicz

Graphic Designer, LKF Marketing

Gerah is a creative communicator and has spent the last 16 years working with a wide range of clients to meet their various design needs and marketing goals.

Kristi Droppers

Kristi Droppers

Principal, Collective Know-How, LLC

Kristi is a senior consultant specializing in employee communication, change management and leadership communication. Works with companies to harness the power of their formal and informal networks to drive behavioral change, innovation, collaboration, process improvement and better decision-making.

Meredith McLean

Meredith McLean

Communications Coordinator, Consumers Credit Union

Meredith is a marketing professional currently specializing in digital marketing. She brings a wide array of professional experience from website design and social media management to writing and graphic design.

Jan Underhill

Jan Underhill

Principal and Creative Director, J.R. Underhill Communications

J.R. Underhill Communications specializes in visual design. With a network of other independent professionals in broadcast, public relations, copywriting and marketing, J.R. Underhill provides big-agency results with attentive personal service and the confidence that comes from over 35 years' experience.

Janet Veach

Janet Veach

Communication Specialist, AmeriFirst Home Mortgage

Janet’s passion is developing and executing all aspects of public outreach campaigns to communicate mission, increase media exposure and support strategic marketing initiatives in the not-for-profit sector. She has experience in fundraising, event planning, and public relations and is committed to building and nurturing strong relationships.

Jessy Wilson

Jessy Wilson

Marketing & Community Engagement Manager, Communities In Schools of Kalamazoo

Having worked in marketing for a variety of industries ranging from the non-profit sector to a chocolate factory, Jessy brings knowledge and experience in branding, social media management, graphic design, and event planning.

Seeking To Expand Our Leadership

If you're looking for a power boost for your career, consider joining our team. Our working board is made up of committed professionals with a desire to give back to the field of communication. We meet monthly with an occasional retreat thrown in. Gain experience, build your resume and help us move InterCom forward. We have fun and work hard. Sound like a fit? Contact Gretchen.