Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors give their time, talent and treasure to CLC to help guide us and move our mission forward. We are so grateful for their service.

Dennis Loughlin, Chairman

Dennis W. Loughlin is an attorney with Warner Norcross & Judd LLP in its Southfield, Michigan office.  His practice is a broad-based corporate and creditors’ rights practice, where he assists his clients with his practical problem-solving skills, sound intuition and business sense, honed during his 20 years of practicing law.  In his free time, Dennis and his wife enjoy spending time with their two young boys, who constantly keep them on their toes.

First Vice President – Vacant

Jim Rembacki, Treasurer

Lisa A. Murrell, President

Lisa A. Murrell

Lisa has been the Executive Director of Community Living Centers since September of 2010.  She came to CLC with 25 years of experience working with children and adults with developmental disabilities and has focused the past several years on ensuring that CLC carries on its mission to provide the highest quality services to their residents.  Lisa is a graduate of Central Michigan University.  In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, Tigers Baseball and spending time with family and friends

Nathalie Demers, Secretary

John Lawton, Member

John Lawton is the retired President and CEO of HRW, Inc., a management and consulting firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina. HRW managed a portfolio of more than 21,000 homes valued at approximately $3.5 billion when he retired. He has written extensively for the National Association of Housing Cooperatives and the Community Associations Institute. Active in his community, John was a member of the National Board of Certification for Community Association Managers (NBC-CAM) and served as Vice-Chairman for eight years. He continues to serve on the Exam Development Committee for the Community Association Managers International Board of Certification (formerly NBC-CAM). He also served on and for many years chaired the Board of Governors of the Registered Cooperative Management Program, a professional designation awarded to housing cooperative managers. A man with a global scope as well, John has served as a subcontractor to USAID, providing consulting services in the former Soviet Union and Poland. He also aided Yerevan University in Armenia with the development of training material for association managers, board members and government officials. He is designated a Professional Community Association Manager® by the Community Associations Institute and a Certified Manager of Community Associations by the Community Association Managers International Board of Certification.

Nancy Tochman, Member

Kimberly Pietrylka-Miller, Member


Kim is currently the branch manager of New Horizons Rehabilitation Services in Auburn Hills, and she has over 20 years of experience working with people with disabilities. She earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from Michigan State University, and her Masters in vocational rehabilitation counseling from Wayne State. Some of Kim’s experience includes working as a cognitive therapist for the traumatic brain injured, a case manager/counselor and a vocational evaluator; in addition to these roles, she also owned and operated a preschool in Birmingham for 10 years. Kim has been married for 17 years and has two sons. She is passionate about helping people, advocating and making their dreams a reality.

Colleen Rapson, Member