Mandy Garver, President of Hadassah Greater Detroit Region, is a member of the Hadassah Writers' Circle. She has been a Michigander since 1982. Her undergraduate degrees from Heidelberg University in Ohio were in French, German and English and she has a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University. She worked for Ford Motor Company for 30 years, retiring in 2008. She has been active in the Detroit Jewish community, as president of her shul and the Eleanor Roosevelt chapter of Hadassah. Mandy is married to her bashert, Allen, has two children, Rivka and Daniel, one lovely son-in-law, Dave and two spectacular twin grandchildren, Maya and Jonah.