• Appointed by governor
    • Member since January 17, 2020
    • Current term expires December 31, 2025

    • As President & CEO of 3D Consulting and Communications, Siham Awada Jaafar conducts cultural competency and diversity training customized for corporations, law enforcement, government & healthcare agencies, educational institutions and various organizations. 
She is the Founder and Producer of the award winning nationally acclaimed “Images and Perceptions Diversity Conference” which has been in production in metro-Detroit since 2002 and was introduced in Chicago in 2013.

Ms. Jaafar lives her passion through creating a conversation around diversity and dispelling stereotypes. Her trainings and workshops have proven exceptionally effective in building bridges of communication across racial, religious, ethnic and gender divides. She has been instrumental in creating and producing several projects and initiatives geared towards community and public affairs programs, women in leadership, and scholarship programs, and has also worked extensivy with underserved communities to provide mentorship and educational opportunities.

A multi-award winning public relations, diversity & inclusion specialist, Ms. Jaafar is a certified mediator and is currently the President of the Wayne County Dispute Resolution Center (WCDRC) and chairwoman of its a\Advisory Board. She is a Dearborn Heights Planning Commissioner and served on the board of directors for NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners) and was its Public Policy Chairwoman for two years. She is host and producer of “Off the Cuff with Siham Awada Jaafar,” a WDHT TV cable production discussing pertinent issues affecting us locally, nationally as well as internationally.  She is the former Chairwoman of the ACCESS Coalition against Domestic Violence, and producer of the “Voices over Violence” program. She is also a founding member of BRIDGES (Building Respect in Diverse Groups to Enhance Sensitivity).  Ms. Jaafar feels honored and privileged to have been appointed to the Judicial Tenure Commission and is grateful for the opportunity to serve the state in such a vital role.