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Lu Trenze Butcher-Mitchell, DBA

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Vice Chair & Treasurer

Dr. Lu Trenze Butcher-Mitchell is a mother to her son, who inspires her. She is an educator, motivational speaker, and founder of Trenz and Associates, LLC.



Dr. Butcher-Mitchell is a board member for PUSH and is Vice Chair and Treasurer. Her background consists of twenty plus years of executive and professional level employment with the federal, state, non-profit, and for-profit entities. She has sixteen years of program and policy development and quality assurance expertise working in various capacities with a focus on youth and adult targeted populations. Dr. Butcher-Mitchell has ten years of healthcare administration experience working with the Department of Juvenile Justice. She has worked in academia for the past eight years and is a full-time course instructor with Western Governors University.


Dr. Butcher-Mitchell is a graduate of the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work, Public Health, and Family Education. She holds a Master of Science degree in Administration with a focus in Health Administration from Central Michigan University and earned her Doctorate in Business Administration from Argosy University.


Her professional motto is "We will achieve success by vigorously executing a plan, with patience, persistence, and determination." -Dr. Lu Trenze Butcher-Mitchell

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