Bruce D. Martin, Executive Director

Dr. Bruce D. Martin has served as the visionary leader of IHAA since 2009. He earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy and psychology from the University of Wisconsin and a doctorate degree from Princeton Theological Seminary. Dr. Martin served as a chaplain in the Student Affairs office and as an Instructor in the Religion Studies Department at Eastern Mennonite University (1991-2001). He served as a student interfaith chaplain and on the board of the Center for Ethics & Religious Affairs at Penn State University (2001-2009)Increasingly involved in intercultural and indigenous studies, Dr. Martin founded and currently teaches Anishinaabeg Ways of Knowing in the Community, Environment, and Development Program in the College of Agricultural Sciences at Penn State University.


Janelle Fosler, Program Director

Janelle Fosler earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education from Eastern Michigan University and Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Northern Michigan University. She has over six years of experience working in international education, most recently at the Center for South Asian Studies at the University of Michigan and prior to that at Academic Programs Abroad at Eastern Michigan University.




Stonewall Griffin, Property Manager

Stoney’s background is in the Detroit auto industry. He currently manages IHAA property, maintains the building and handles all repairs as needed. He serves as an anchor of familiarity to all the residents who have come to know him.




Lauren Zinn, Development Director

Lauren brings fresh insights and an interdisciplinary approach to her Development and educational roles at IHAA. Her credentials include a doctorate in Urban, Technological, Environmental/Educational Planning from the University of Michigan, a Master’s degree in Philosophy from York University, Toronto, a Certificate in Gaming-Simulation Design from the University of Michigan, and ordination as an Interfaith Minister from All Faiths Seminary, NYC. She has experience consulting, training, and teaching in both the corporate and nonprofit sectors. She has taught at higher and lower institutions of education in subjects ranging from gaming, philosophy, psychology, interfaith, art, religion, and ethics. She also led a congregation of families with Jewish roots and Interfaith wings and lived abroad on two occasions.


Jonathan Martin, Leasing, Residential, and Technology Manager

Jonathan brings fresh energy and a can-do spirit to his role as Leasing & Technology Manager at IHAA.  He recently graduated with a degree in Language, Literature, and Writing at Eastern Michigan University.  He has previously worked at the Rosetta Stone language learning software company in Virginia.  He maintains a strong interest in politics and issues of global justice and peace.  Jon loves to chat about fine books, movies, and pop culture.