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Project Unity Board By-Laws and Board Manual



Meet The Board of Directors


Gerry Morris, Board President


Gerry retired, after serving almost 30 years with the Federal Government .  As a Vietnam veteran, he served honorably on the USS Kitty Hawk from 1965-1967.  He has a Masters Degree in Organizational Management and has provided classroom and individual instruction at the graduate, undergraduate, and high school levels.


Gerry is a former Traverse City Board of Education member, serving as President of that Board for three years.  He was also the Finance Officer for the Board of the National Cherry Festival.  He has extensive training in Zenger Miller Human Relations Training, Juran Institute, Planning for Quality, Negotiation Arts and Skills, United States Department of State, and is an MBTI Certified Instructor. Gerry joined the Project Unity for Life Board of Directors in early 2013 and serves as mentor, mentor instructor, and advisor to the Board on all matters pertaining to its mentoring activities.  Gerry is also Treasurer of the Grand Traverse Drug Free Coalition and Families Against Narcotics.

Vacant - Vice President

Joe Schmidt - Acting Treasurer


Joe Schmidt has been with Project Unity For Life since April 2006 and currently is the Treasurer. He served in Pugsley Correctional Facility and  Grand Traverse county jail. Although, Joe has not been incarcerated before, he has had to deal with the life controlling issues that have plagued the people we serve. He is married to  Penny and has two children, Danny and Jennifer. Joe and his family worship at Northern Lakes Community Church. He has been a Real Estate agent since 1991. Joe enjoys most any sports but loves Golf. His sincere desire for anyone participating in our program is to get saved, get to know Christ intimately, become a productive person in the community, and tell someone what Christ has done for you. Only God can bring about the true peace we all seek.

Lynn Conlon- Board Member

Rob Campau-Board Member

Scott Smith-Board Member

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