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Our Board of Directors provides leadership for the chapter and is made up of members who serve in a volunteer capacity. For the 2020-2021 year, we appreciate the service of:

Jen Heard, President

Leigh MacCready, Immediate Past President
Amelia Pleasant-Kennedy, Vice President
Sue Elder, Treasurer
Betty Huotari, Secretary
Jo Golda, Director of Business Partner Membership

Debra Spencer, Director of Professional Development 

Marianne Behler, Director of Communications and Technology
Shelly Shallcross
, Director of Marketing 
Kari Grady
, Director of Membership

Featured Board Member


Our Members are a talented, dynamic, caring, and fun group of professionals. They include:

Professional Organizers:  Professional Organizers provide information, systems, and processes to help people gain control over their time, space, and activities at home or work.

Certified Professional Organizers:  The Certified Professional Organizer® (CPO) certification is a voluntary, industry-led effort that recognizes those professionals who have met specific minimum qualifications through both examination as well as client interaction.

Golden Circle Professional Organizers:  Members who have five or more years of experience in the organizing business are eligible for membership in NAPO’s Golden Circle.

For a list of all our members, please visit our Membership Directory.

Featured Member


Our Business Partners are suppliers, distributors, or manufacturers of products and services that relate to and complement our work in the organizing industry in a clear and meaningful way.

Beechwood Photo Organizing

Helping you to relive and preserve your memories.

Birthdays, special events, trips, anniversaries, you name it; photos are a convenient tool capable of capturing a particular moment with a wealth of history and culture behind it. No matter how much time has passed, those who’ve shared the experience are given the opportunity to recall all the memories associated with just one photo of what took place. They are gems of memories and as time passes, these photos become an integral part in passing down culture, sharing stories and reliving fond moments and memories important to one’s life. 

This is the mission of Beechwood Photo Organizing, to preserve those memories most important to its clients through photo organization. Preserving the past to give context to the present, Beechwood Photo Organizing provides clients with custom solutions for their photo preservation needs. For photos, memories you wish to preserve, they are organized, scanned and digitally uploaded in order to create custom photo gifts, slideshows, digital memory books and more. Each photo we take carries with it a piece of history, a story and Beechwood Photo Organizing helps you not only to remember that story, but to tell it as well.

Services include:   Photo organizing, photo, document, and memorabilia scanning, custom photo books, slide shows, photo restoration and back up solutions.

Contact:  Lisa Tanis
PHONE: (616) 834-1233



College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving

When it comes to moving into a new home or getting rid of some unwanted items around your house, you have many options. We understand this. Moving companies, dumpsters, truck rentals—finding an option isn’t the hard part. However, when seeking someone to help you with services that involve your home or property, you want to make sure that whoever you hire is honest, reliable, and trustworthy. That narrows down your choices considerably. That’s where we come in: College HUNKS Hauling Junk & Moving® is all of that and so much more. In fact, HUNKS stands for Honest, Uniformed, Nice, Knowledgeable, Service.

We are a professional moving company and an eco-friendly junk removal business that specializes in outstanding customer satisfaction from start to finish. Whether you’re looking to get rid of some old furniture or need to move across town, our friendly team of professionals can help. From licensed and trained team members to our guaranteed satisfaction, you won’t find a more dedicated company.

Contact:  Dan Ryan
PHONE: (248) 246-1065

Frisbie Moving and Storage

In business since 1930, Frisbie Moving and Storage is a full service moving company.  This means we provide packing, storage, local, long distance, international, and office moving services.  With offices in Detroit and Ann Arbor, we cover the entire state of Michigan, along with Northwest Ohio.

Contact:  Robin Humphrey
PHONE: 248-921-2341

History Creators

We transfer old family movies (VHS, camcorder tapes, film reels) onto DVDs and USB thumbdrives (for computer or TV playback). We can provide download links as well. This allows you to preserve your most precious memories, laugh and cry, and clean out your basement or closet.

How it works is simple: 1) you send us your films and tapes; 2) we digitize; 3) you relive the magic. Films and tapes can be securely dropped off at our Southfield location. We also offer a mail-in model and concierge pickup (Metro Detroit) for added convenience.

Preserve your home movies for the next generation! Don’t let them deteriorate in storage.

Services: Conversion of 8mm film reel, Super 8 film reel, VHS tape, camcorder tape (8mm, Hi8, VHS-C) to DVD or to a digital file received via USB or download.

Contact:  Jon Fouch
PHONE: (248) 814-2828

Jo's Organizing & Closets

We are an Organized Living Freedom Rail Distributor: We offer a full line of Wood and Wire Shelving, Parts and Accessories for sales and installations. Call for a consultation. Bring some New Space into your Old Space!

Contact:  Jo Golda
PHONE: (586) 977-3565

Jo's Organizing and Closets

The Junkluggers

The Junkluggers is an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional junk removal, providing sustainable disposal services for homes and businesses. Our team of friendly, professionally trained, licensed and insured employees specialize in removing and recycling or donating unwanted residential, commercial and industrial items. We partner with local charities to try to ensure that most of the items we take find a new home, and we provide you with a tax-deductible receipt for any items we are able to donate on your behalf.

Established in 2004 The Junkluggers is striving to eliminate 100% of reusable waste from landfills by the year 2025. We believe that it’s critical to take care of our planet today to ensure a bright future for our children tomorrow.

Contact:  Neal McConnell
PHONE: (800) LUG-JUNK (main) (313) 600-9598 (direct to Neal) 

Lifetime Photo Solutions

Lifetime Photo Solutions brings photo order to your photo chaos! By organizing and digitizing some or all of your photos, we can turn a lifetime of photos into photo books that become treasured keepsakes - books of lives both preserved and celebrated! Together, we develop a strategy that will lead to solutions to preserve and protect your photos and celebrate your memories and stories.

Managing photo collections for families, businesses and non-profits are our specialty. From printed to digital photos, we sort, organize, scan, and backup your important memories. We offer software recommendations and will install software to organize, edit, print and protect all your digital images. We work with you or complete the work for you.

With over 25 years of experience, Marianne Behler began her business by completing a heritage album from two old "black-page" photo albums filled with the photos and memorabilia she  grew up looking at as a child. "Every book becomes  a legacy that is filled with all your beautifully preserved memories." Celebrate your photos and memories and pass them on - we are here to help you do just that! Let's start with a free 30 minute phone consultation.

Services include: Printed and Digital Photo Organizing; Photo and Memorabilia Scanning; Album Design - Traditional or Digital; Video, Slide and Negative Conversion; Backup and Archival Systems; Framing and Specialty Gifts.

Contact:  Marianne Behler
PHONE: (734) 358-3339

                  Lifetime Photo Solutions

Michigan Recycling Coalition

The Michigan Recycling Coalition (MRC) is a professional recycling and composting advocacy association for Michigan. The Coalition is a recognized authority on waste reduction, beneficial utilization, recycling and composting and benefits from the skills and talents of its members.  

Contact:  Kerrin O'Brien
PHONE: (517) 974-3672

Nostalgia Antique Appraisal Services

Qualified to appraise personal property ranging from early 20th Century Antiques and Decorative Arts to Mid-Century Modern and Contemporary home furnishings and collectibles.

Our appraisal team is comprised of experts on: Furniture, Porcelain, China, Pottery, Silver, Glass, Vintage Clothing, African-African American Art & Collectibles; Jewelry, Art, and Coin.

SERVICES:  Online Estate Sales, Online Appraisals, Estate, Probate, Divorce, Charitable Donations, Insurance, Bankruptcy, Receivership, Value Confirmation, Resale, and Consultations on markets to sell various possessions and collections.

We will do our best to help clients find reputable venues to sell their possessions. We conduct numerous Estate Sales for clients who need professional help with their possessions including written appraisals for items donated to charity. Involved as an Expert witness for a District Court in Michigan and have performed appraisals for high profiled clients and large corporations.

Contact:  Darlene Hines
PHONE: 248-590-0130

Pictures of You

Your Photos    Your Stories    Your Legacy

Your photos tell the story of your life and leave a legacy for future generations.  They help us celebrate special occasions as well as help us remember the smallest details of our everyday life.

We manage photo collections for busy families and businesses who treasure their photos.  For the past 17 years, we’ve helped clients who are overwhelmed by the number of print photos and digital images they have.  We organize boxes and totes of photos and memorabilia.  Once your photos are organized, we create beautiful photo books that are enjoyed and treasured for many generations.  High school graduation parties, 50th wedding anniversaries, and special events come to life when we add your family photos.

SERVICES: Print Photo Organizing, Platinum ScanningDigital Photo Organizing, Luxury Photo Albums, Nixplay Digital Photo Frames

Contact:  Patty Hopp
PHONE: 989-615-8490

Thoughts in Order Counseling and Consulting, PLLC

Contact:  Debbie Stanley
PHONE: 512-296-9886



1-800-GOT-JUNK? is your local full-service junk removal company. Our customers know how easy we make junk removal, but not everyone knows how fast we can get that mess out of your way. Our professional and friendly teams pick up junk the same day you call, after hours, the next day - any time! We ensure that items are recycled, donated or otherwise disposed of responsibly. Our trucks are standing by.

Here's how it works:
· We'll make your junk disappear. All you have to do is point.
· Our team does all the work and cleans up.
· Upfront all-inclusive pricing.
· Same day service that arrives on time - at your home or business.



Contact:  Stephen Wiegers

Disclaimers:  This Directory is intended solely for informational purposes to permit residential and business consumers to identify and contact a NAPO-MI member to obtain professional services. It may not be used for any other purpose, including to market products or services to NAPO-MI members. Inclusion in the NAPO-MI Business Partner Directory is available to all NAPO-MI Business Partner Members. Inclusion in this listing does not constitute or imply NAPO-MI's endorsement of these members, or the service(s) and/or product(s) provided or sold. NAPO-MI does not warrant and is not liable for the performance of any members you may choose to utilize. NAPO-MI chapter members set their own fees and policies. NAPO-MI does not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by each member in their directory profile.

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