Lake City, Michigan
Grace was diagnosed with Wegener’s (GPA) in 2004 and joined the VF Board of Directors in 2009. She has been actively involved in the VF as a chapter leader for the SE Michigan Chapter, as an area contact and has co-chaired the Support and Education Council. Grace’s goal is to support and educate patients with vasculitis and their families so they may acquire improved quality of life.
Grace serves on the faculty of the MidMichigan Community College Nursing School and prior to that was a staff nurse. Her professional background and personal experience with vasculitis gives her a strong basis to help promote medical awareness and health promotion. She gives presentations to nursing organizations to raise awareness and understanding of vasculitis in the community.