Taking a close look at health care reform


– Photo by John Meiu

The Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) recently hosted a member meeting and presentation at the Mandaloun Bistro in Bingham Farms. Guest speaker Lauren Simonetti (sixth from right), director of business development at Austin Benefits Group, discussed “Health Care Reform 101—Employer Reporting Requirements.” Welcoming Simonetti to the lunch were (left to right) ALA Treasurer Geri Calvetti, Vivian McDonald, ALA Assistant Treasurer Beth Lockwood, ALA Community Connections Chairperson Debra Hoffecker, ALA Director of Membership Denise Doherty, ALA Newsletter Chairperson Lyn Calu, ALA Vice-President/President Elect Melissa Clark, ALA President Cynthia Whitcomb, ALA Secretary Linda Reyna, and Dawn Fraczek and Cara Blazek, ALA co-directors of Education, Meetings, & Publicity.