Charmae Sanders is the Director of the Start to Finish program at Lake Michigan College. Start to Finish is a program that serves students from the Benton Harbor Promise Zone and students who spent time in foster care. Prior to working at LMC, Charmae spent 15 years working for the State of Michigan foster care system and brings her passion for working with underserved youth with her to the college. Charmae received her Bachelor of Science degree from Michigan State University and her Master of Arts degree from Spring Arbor University. She serves the local community as a member of the Iota Iota Omega alumni chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., as a board member of the Race Relations Council, the community co-chair of ALPACT, as a member of several LMC Advisory committees, and many other volunteer opportunities.