Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Ken Stecker

Mr. Stecker has been Michigan’s Traffic Safety Resource Prosecutor (TSRP) since 2008. Prior to joining PAAM, he spent over ten years as a trial prosecutor—three years with Kalamazoo County and eight with Branch County. He then went on to work as the Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney for Branch County for eight years. Under Mr. Stecker’s leadership, the Michigan TSTP has gained national prominence and become a role model for other states. In 2015, Mr. Stecker received the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Public Service Award for his outstanding service in providing expert legal advice and training resources to Michigan’s criminal justice community. Ken is a graduate of Loyola Marymount University and the University of Detroit School of Law.

Kinga Canike

Ms. Canike became Michigan’s second TSRP in 2014. Before joining PAAM, Ms. Canike spent ten years as a trial prosecutor with the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Her career started in Detroit’s district court, where she handled traffic and OWI cases and became one of the office’s “go to” persons for impaired driving cases. Ms. Canike received her Bachelor of Science in journalism from Michigan State University in 2000 and her law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2004. She also interned at several local media outlets, as both a producer and reporter, including HOMTV in Meridian Township, WILX in Lansing, and Michigan Public Radio in Detroit (101.9 FM).

Amy Gronowski

Ms. Gronowski has been with PAAM since 2010. In 2012, she became the TSTP conference coordinator. Ms. Gronowski is responsible for scheduling and coordinating all TSTP trainings, whether in person or virtual. She is very detail-oriented and makes sure all TSTP trainings run smoothly from start to finish. She is an integral part of the unit.