Disability Network/Michigan Staff

saraSara Grivetti
Chief Executive Officer
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Sara Grivetti, MA, CRC, currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Disability Network/Michigan where she represents the collective voice of Michigan’s network of Center’s for Independent Living. In this role she is focused on building sustainable Centers for Independent Living through leadership development, relationship building, effective communication and mobilizing around issues that will have the greatest impact on delivering high-quality independent living services to people with disabilities. Sara earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Northwood University, and a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Michigan State University. Throughout her career she has worked in a variety of public and private sector settings including Amigo Mobility International, Michigan Rehabilitation Services and Disability Network of Mid-Michigan. In 2012, Sara was appointed to the Michigan Statewide Independent Living Council by Governor Rick Snyder. In February 2013, she was elected Chair of the Council and also serves as the liaison to the Michigan Council on Rehabilitation Services. Most recently, Sara was elected to the Midland County Educational Services Agency board of directors, and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the board.

Sara is passionate about public policy and the non-profit sector, especially in the field of disabilities and aging. She believes that non-profits must embrace strategic business principles, leadership development, customer service, intentional partnerships, outcomes-based management systems and an entrepreneurial spirit in order to survive in the non-profit world today. Her public policy work has focused on healthcare, disability, community-based services and supports and transportation issues.