Rev. Dr. Sarah Bailey, PhD

CEO, Bridges into the Future

Elder Sarah Bailey is a co-founders of Bridges Into The Future, Inc. and the current CEO. Through Bridges Into the Future, Inc. a community based non-profit organization in Flint, MI, she has partnered with the University of Michigan Hospital, Neurology Department, Stroke Program in a community research effort to determine the effectiveness of stroke prevention methods in the African American Community. She is the Vice Chair of the Community Based Organizations Partners (CBOP). She has pastored the Portraits in Christ Ministry for more than 20 years. Dr, Bailey is a Past Co-Chair for the Genesee County Speak to Your Health Survey. She has served on the Flint Housing Commission Advisory Board, as well as the Community Values Advisory Board for the State of Michigan Department of Public Health.

Dr. Bailey has been a certified Drug and Alcoholism Treatment, Prevention and Intervention Specialist for over 40 years, completing her undergraduate course work at U of M-Flint in 1974. She was employed for over 15 years with the Genesee County Commission of Substance Abuse Services and served as a consultant to various School Districts, hospitals, labor unions and other employers in the State of Michigan, law enforcement agencies and courts (district, state and federal). She was the Drug Diversion Authority for Genesee County and the 68th District Court. In addition, she served as an consultant for Hurley Medical Center, Mclaren Hospital, Flint Schools, GISD as well as the UAW in the area of Substance Abuse. Dr. Bailey is also the CEO of her own consulting business, Sarah Bailey Business Solutions.