Executive Director, THAW (The Heat and Warmth Fund) in Detroit. Walgren became the first THAW employee in 1989. THAW is a statewide, independent nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing human suffering by providing low-income people with energy assistance. Since 1986, THAW has provided $49.3 million in assistance to more than 106,600 Michigan residents. She has served on the board of directors of the National Fuel Funds Network and as a board member of the National Low-Income Energy Assistance Consortium. She is a co-founder of the “Coalition to Keep Michigan Warm.” A graduate of Michigan State University, she has completed the Detroit Regional Chamber's Leadership Detroit program, Leadership Michigan, and, recently, Menttium 100, a cross-company mentoring program for women working in the nonprofit sector.