Board of Visitors

Alice Thompson

Alice G. Thompson, BoV Chair

Alice is the CEO of BFDI Educational Services and served as CEO of Black Family Development for 26 years from which she retired June 2020.  During this time, she established two subsidiaries, BFDI Educational Services, Inc. and BFDI Training Institute, focused on education, building relationships and repairing harm. BFDI Educational Services, Inc. is now a 501c3, and the BFDI Training Institute is an L3C.   Alice served for several years as Adjunct Professor in the School of Social Work; and now serves as Chair of the School of Social Work Board of Visitors. She serves on many Boards that focus on quality of life issues in the City of Detroit.