Chief Executive Officer (She/Her/Hers)
Ms. Noorman’s passion for transforming child welfare in Kent County is longstanding. She actively participated in the statewide team of public and private child welfare champions that developed the model WMPC implements today for four years prior to WMPC’s public launch on October 1, 2017.
She served as WMPC’s Chief Operating Officer since the organization’s inception to develop the organizational infrastructure and leading the Performance and Quality Improvement and Care Coordination teams. Sonia will continue to focus on building an inclusive culture at WMPC and on building equity in the Kent County foster care system.
Ms. Noorman is well-respected in Kent County and throughout Michigan for her expertise in administering trauma-informed foster care programs and for her commitment to excellence. Noorman holds an M.S. in Human Development and Family Studies, an M.S.W. from the University of Illinois, and a B.A. in psychology from Calvin College and completed the Results-Based Leadership Institute offered by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Ms. Noorman stepped into the Chief Executive Officer role at WMPC on November 16, 2020.