Our Team

4750 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone  313.833.3935


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Strategy and Partnerships

Laprisha Berry Daniels
Executive Director


Laprisha sets the strategic direction, and establishes and maintains strategic partnerships for DWEJ. She is responsible for disrupting and dismantling the status quo that leads to Detroiters bearing the undue burden of environmental hazards that ultimately impact their quality of life. She has over 15 years of experience as an MPH, MSW (Public Health Social Worker). She works to co-develop, implement and evaluate efforts focused on strategies to eliminate environmental health disparities in Detroit.

Invoicing and Administration

Leslie Genest


Leslie is responsible for building and maintaining organizational systems, practices and documentation, while providing administrative support in the areas of human resources, finance, IT, grants management, and board and fiscal relationships. Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications (with a minor in social science) from Michigan State University. She has spent the last 10 years helping DWEJ pursue its mission and vision.

Tamar Cloyd

Fundraising and Communications

Tamar Cloyd

Tamar is the principal consultant of The Antidote LLC, a fundraising and communications firm that supports nonprofits in fulfilling their mission. Tamar’s commitment to social justice and environmental stewardship, combined with her education and training as a community social psychologist, contributes to her success leading DWEJ’s communication and fundraising efforts.

Anetha Walker

DTE Energy Efficiency Assistance Program

Anetha Walker
Energy Efficiency Program Associate

Anetha provides oversight for programs that help households increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and realize savings. She coordinates, administers and delivers residential energy efficiency programs and related in-home education. Anetha has completed numerous trainings on how to improve the built environment including through weatherization and carpentry.

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