• Support Student Creativity!

    Make a donation and/or create a fundraiser to support Destination Imagination and other creativity programs in Michigan

    Give the Gift of SUPPLIES for an upcoming Destination Imagination Tournament:

    Sponsorship Opportunities for the State Tournament:

  • MICA Scholarship

    For High School Seniors graduating in the 2019-20 Academic Year

    All applicants of the Michigan Creativity Association scholarship must fulfill the following
    requirements:

    • A current High School Senior, graduating at the conclusion of the 2019-20 Academic Year
    • Planning to pursue a higher education at either a college/university, vocational school, or local education institution
    • Have participated in the Destination Imagination program, and participated in Destination Imagination tournament sanctioned by the Michigan Creativity Association

    Scholarship Deadlines:
    Scholarship applications may be submitted either electronically via email or by mail.
     

    EMAIL application
    Please email application materials to MichiganDestinationImagination@gmail.com by Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 at 11:59pm. Please include all materials in .pdf format only.

     

    MAIL application
    Please mail all application materials in a large envelope (8.5” x 11”, 9” x 13”, or larger), postmarked and mailed by February 17th, 2020 to the following address:

     

    MICA Scholarship Review Committee
    c/o Caitie McFarland
    6823 Saline Dr
    Waterford, MI 48329

  • About MICA

    The Michigan Creativity Association is driven by a state-wide network of 500+ volunteers, and governed by a 29-member Board of Directors.

    Volunteers Needed:

    Tournament Appraisers (one day for training, one for tournament)

    Tournament Volunteers (one day)

    Workshop / Training Volunteers (one day)

    Regional Challenge Masters (seasonal)

    Board Member (year-round)

  • Executive Officers

    of the Michigan Creativity Association Board of Directors:

    Executive Director

    Ted Grossnickle

    Director@MIcreativity.org

    Treasurer

    Kim Norris

    Treasurer@MIcreativity.org

    Secretary

    Kim Ostin

    Secretary@MIcreativity.org

    Tournament Director

    Betsy Grossnickle

    TournamentDirector@MIcreativity.org

  • Challenge Masters

    for the Destination Imagination program:

    Scientific Challenge: Andrew Smith

    Scientific_Challenge@MIcreativity.org

     

    Technical Challenge: Brant Wood

    Technical_Challenge@MIcreativity.org

     

    Engineering Challenge: Madison Laidlaw

    Engineering_Challenge@MIcreativity.org

     

    Fine Arts Challenge: Meg Grossnickle

    FineArts_Challenge@MIcreativity.org

     

    Improv Challenge: Dave Chamberlin

    Improv_Challenge@MIcreativity.org

     

    Service Learning Challenge: Theresa Brestovansky

    ServiceLearning@MIcreativity.org

     

    Early Learners / Rising Stars Challenge: Michelle Alger

    RisingStars@MIcreativity.org

     

    Instant Challenge: Tonya Hernandez & Tessa Howard

    InstantChallenge@MIcreativity.org & InstantChallenge_Vice@MIcreativity.org

     

    Score Master

    ScoreMaster@MIcreativity.org

    Regional Directors

    Region 1 - Detroit Metro North: Jeri Altenberger

    Region1@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 2 - Detroit Metro West: Catherine Filmore & Ginger Liemohn

    Region2@MIcreativity.org & Region2_Vice@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 3 - Detroit Metro East: Amy Laidlaw

    Region3@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 4 - West MI: Stefanie Kalmbach

    Region4@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 5 - South / Central MI: Elaine Miller

    Region5@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 6 - Northern MI & Thumb: Denise Cotter

    Region6@MIcreativity.org

     

    Region 7 - Upper Peninsula: Vacant

    Email Director@MIcreativity.org with info on getting involved in the Upper Peninsula

     

    Region 8 - City of Detroit: Amber Richmond

    Region8@MIcreativity.org

    Support Directors

    Alumni Director: Caitie McFarland

    Alumni@MIcreativity.org

     

    Registration Director

    Registration@MIcreativity.org

     

    Sales Directors: Becky Kohanov & Becky Lubbers

    Sales_Design@MIcreativity.org & Sales_Operations@MIcreativity.org

     

    Special Projects Director: Mary Chamberlin

    Creative Challenge Day for Special Ed. Classrooms, Summer Creativity Camp, & Team Growth Initiatives

    SpecialProjects@MIcreativity.org

     

    Special Projects Director: Anna Grossnickle

    EXTREME Challenge, Summer Creativity Camp, & International Creativity Events

    SpecialProjects_Vice@MIcreativity.org

     

    Training Director: Deb McFarland

    Training@MIcreativity.org

     

    Webmaster

    Webmaster@MIcreativity.org

    Advisory Positions

    Student Representative: Isa Cosme-Brooks

    StudentRep@MIcreativity.org

  • Meeting Minutes

    Quarterly Meetings are open to the public. Minutes from these meetings are below:

    Bylaws

    The Michigan Creativity Association governing document may be found below:

  • Contact Us

    Don't be afraid to reach out. You + us = awesome.

  • Board of Directors Application

    The following positions will be elected at the Spring 2020 Meeting:

    Affiliate Tournament Director, Treasurer, Region 3 Director, Region 7 Director, Engineering Challenge Master, Instant Challenge Master, Score Master, Registration Director, Public Relations Director

     

    Note: many of these positions may have incumbent members running for the spots, however, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Should you have any questions about getting involved on the Board of Directors, email Director@MIcreativity.org

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