Dakima Jackson is the Assistant State Long Term Care Ombudsman for Local Ombudsman Support. Dakima has been involved in the aging network for 12 years, most recently as the Local Long Term Care Ombudsman for the Area Agency on Aging 1-C service area in Wayne County. She began her career working with adults with developmental disabilities adults in adult foster care homes, elders in nursing homes, and in assisted living facilities. Dakima has a Masters in Healthcare Services Administration from the University of Detroit Mercy.
Jonathan Tabor is the Legal Counsel for the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program. Prior to joining the program, Jonathan practiced public interest law in Chicago for 15 years. Most recently, Jonathan served as Staff Attorney to the Legal Assistance Foundation’s Long Term Care Ombudsman Program where he represented residents of long-term care facilities in a wide range of legal matters. Jonathan has also served as an immigration attorney in Chicago-based refugee resettlement organizations and as a federal law clerk in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illi
Shelby is the Administrative Manager for the Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman Program.
Salli Pung is the new State Long Term Care Ombudsman. Ms. Pung brings over 20 years of experience to this position. For the last 13 years, she has served as the Nursing Facility Relocation Coordinator at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services where she oversees nursing facility closures and ensures that residents are protected and empowered in this process. Previously, Ms.