Shannon Lazovski, Founder & President
Shannon is a mother of two beautiful teenagers and the wife of her husband Zoran, of 20 years. She is a professional fashion, beauty, and lifestyle blogger of 17 years. She is the CEO of The Lazov Agency (a boutique social media management agency) and Glameselle Beauty (lipstick brand), as well as the Owner & Editor of GlamorousMoms.com, DetroitMommies.com & DetroitFashionNews.com. She loves to support the community and has a strong focus on child advocacy & women’s rights including their safety, good health, and well-being. Shannon has experience with over 25 committees, 6 boards and has spent close to two decades, planning charitable events, fashion shows, and luncheons for communities and local non-profit organizations with a mission to make a meaningful change. Shannon was crowned Mrs. Metro Detroit in 2013 and was named one of the Elite 40 under 40 class members of 2015. Shannon has also won the Detroit Faces award and has appeared on Fox 2 Detroit, Fox 2 Detroit The Nine, WDIV Channel 4, TMZ, WXYZ TV20, and Channel 7 Detroit, Dedicated Mag, Styleline Magazine, and Metro Parent Magazine.
Rachna Chandra, Vice President
Rachna is a mother of two and a Fashion designer for her clothing and shoe line, Taj Cottage INC. Rachna was born and raised in Agra (India) city of Taj Mahal. Graduated with a bachelor of science and computers. Rachna has migrated in 1997 to the United States with her husband and did her further education in Computer Information systems. Her husband works as a senior java architect at General Motors. Rachna has worked as a Faculty at Henry Ford College and spearheaded the industrial sewing program and taught the class for 3 years. She has also worked in designing soft trims for automotive industries. Her boutique Taj Cottage, is an Indian Bridal Boutique in Farmington Hills Michigan catering to all ethnicities since 2005. Rachna is very well known and connected in the Indian community. She truly believes in empowering and helping others and gives back to the community whenever she can. Her passion also involves producing fashion shows and pageants. She believes these platforms enhance confidence and boosts self-esteem. She is the co-founder and former board member of a non-profit organization, DIWA – Detroit Indian Women Association, where “Empowered Women Empower Women”. She also serves as the board of advisors in The Indian Scene, a digital Indian magazine. She has also done events to empower youth with their talent of dancing and singing, which has raised funds for Schoolcraft College food pantry. Rachna is also a co-founder of the upcoming pageantry “Michigan Ambassador Pageant” for all ages. During the pandemic lockdown, she selflessly started a Mask Mission, over the period of 4 months, with the help of 45 plus volunteers, and produced more than 11,000 masks and gowns that were donated back out to the community. Together, their efforts raised close to $16,000 which helped the mission to run successfully.
Elizabeth Robbins Sabourin, Secretary
Elizabeth is the President of LINC Detroit, an integrated marketing communications agency. Some of her career highlights include serving as the Marketing Manager at the GMRENCEN and creating and executing a series of events, leading the strategic public relations effort for the City of Royal Oak’s development project, working on the communications team to relaunch the OnStar brand in 2010, and planning and executing The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Division’s $8 million Red Kettle Campaign. Elizabeth has a Master of Arts degree in public relations and taught fashion public relations and marketing at the Art Institute of Michigan for six years. Elizabeth serves on the board of the Detroit chapter of the Public Relations Society of America and manages a lifestyle blog, Detroit Duchess. She lives in Royal Oak with her husband John and their dog, Sport.
Valerie Jens, Treasurer
Valerie is a mother of four beautiful children and the wife of her handsome husband, Chris. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in educational leadership. She is currently the Supervisor of the Early Learning Center and Grant Coordinator for the school district she works in. Coaching cheerleading has been a big part of Valerie’s life for the past 20 years. Most of her evenings and weekends are spent in the gym doing what she loves– coaching cheerleading. In her spare time, Valerie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, camping, and volunteering her time to the community.
Ewelina Rennert, Director
Ewelina is a single mother of her beautiful 15-year-old daughter, Brooke. As a laboratory medical professional for 24 years, working in the medical field, she sees the reality of life every single day and understands how one doctor’s visit can change one’s life forever and how the right people in one’s life can make the biggest difference. Ewelina graduated from St. Clair College as a Medical Laboratory Technologist and has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Rochester College and has worked for Quest Diagnostics for 22 years. She now works for Mercy Oakland Hospital in the lab assisting in saving lives and curing illnesses. Ewelina’s family came from Poland in 1989 on Political Asylum, because of her father Herbert Rennert’s Involvement in the Solidarity Movement against Communism. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter and volunteering in the community.
Karen Roedding, Director
Bio coming soon!
Lynette Douglas, Director
Lynette is a mother of two beautiful kids and has been married to her husband Kurt, who she has known since she was 8 years old, for the past 27 years. She has worked in the legal field for over 30 years and recently went back to school and obtained her paralegal degree to further her involvement at her place of employment. Lynette has worked at the same national firm for 19 years and is active in the F&M Detroit Charity Committee. She led a classroom adoption program for a local elementary school through her law firm for two years while serving on this committee and hopes to continue in this capacity in the future. Lynette is the small business owner of LPD’s Bling & Things which sells jewelry at an affordable price. She has been doing this for the past year and a half and reached gold status with her sales in the first year. She sells jewelry to women from all walks of life to make them empowered and feel beautiful without “breaking the bank”. In her spare time, she loves to go shopping with her daughter, enjoys traveling, cares for her family and her animals, and enjoys helping others in any way she can.