Michigan Fitness Association

MFA Board

The Michigan Fitness Association (MFA), is an organization comprised of fitness center owners who share a common goal of promoting healthy lifestyles and physical fitness. The board of MFA is made up of individuals who are passionate about the fitness industry and who believe in the power of exercise to improve health and wellbeing. By coming together and working collaboratively, the board members of MFA are able to share best practices, stay up-to-date on the latest industry trends and innovations, and advocate for policies that promote access to fitness and healthy living for everyone. Through their dedication and hard work, the board members of MFA are leading the association to create a healthier and more active society.


Bryan Rief

Vice President

Alyssa Tushman


Michael Stack


Henry Dabish


Donald Jordan


Michael Dabish


Elaine Economou


Mark DuFresne

MFA Staff

Executive Director

Derek Dalling

MFA Lobbyist

Jim Ryan

Financial Administrator

Erin Dalling

Creative & Communications Director

Melissa Travis

Event & Education Manager

Lauren Concannon

Member Services Director

Erin Theis