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Marsialle Arbuckle is the founder and executive director of The Center for Urban Youth and Family Development in the Detroit area. The center seeks to effect positive change in individuals and families through mentoring and the encouragement of academic and skills development, offering programs in workforce development skills, substance abuse prevention, health management, and community activism.

Arbuckle has an extensive history of community service leadership. He was Chairman of the Board for the Michigan Neighborhood Partnership in Detroit, and from 2005-2007 was a gubernatorial appointee to the Michigan Foster Care Review Board. He was also on the Board of Directors for the Detroit Omega Foundation, an organization that educates and supports Detroit-area youth and families.

From 1981-2008 Arbuckle was a business planning specialist, product manager, and program manager with Ford Motor Company. He is the author of the autobiography I Have a Story to Tell (2010).

Arbuckle holds a BSPA in Policy and Administration from Indiana University, and an MA in Business Management from Central Michigan University.