For general inquiries or to contact any CAM staff member please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313-963-6601.
Catherine Distelrath – Manager
Catherine joined the CAM in January 2017 as the CAM Manager. She helps to guide the overall direction of the CAM and oversees daily operations of CAM staff, in close coordination with CAM partners.
Catherine can answer questions about partnerships, funding, CAM policies and structure, and media requests. email@example.com
Paige has worked within Detroit’s CoC since 2012. She is responsible for operation of the CAM Access Points and the management of its staff. Paige is a historian at heart and enjoys ancestral research when not at work or with family.
Paige can answer questions related to CAM Access Points, intake process and navigation. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Cieslak – Intake Supervisor
Ed joined the CAM staff in May 2015. He is a part of the CAM External Intake team and his position consists of going to shelters to complete HCV, full SPDAT assessments, and assisting clients with other needs as necessary.
Ed can answer questions related to CAM Access Points and intake process. email@example.com
William White – Intake Supervisor
Will has been a part of the CAM since October 2020.
Will can answer questions related to related to CAM Access Points and intake process. firstname.lastname@example.org
Margaret Barton – Site Coordinator
Margaret can answer questions related to CAM Access Points and intake process. email@example.com
Nona Ingram – Data Entry Keyer
Nona joined the CAM team in June 2019. She manages the Veteran By Name List (VBNL) and Chronic By Name List (CBNL). In her spare time, Nona enjoys studying Korea, reading supernatural novels, and playing video games.
Nona can answer questions about the by name lists. firstname.lastname@example.org
Scott Jackson – System Coordinator
Scott joined the CAM team in October 2018. His role is to work on a systems level to improve the CAM and best serve people experiencing homelessness. When he is not at work, Scott enjoys cooking, hiking, reading and playing trivia.
Scott can answer questions related to communications and cross-systems partnerships. email@example.com
Julia Janco – Referral Coordinator
Julia joined the CAM Team in October 2018. She is responsible for PSH and RRH referrals, maintaining prioritization lists, and auditing PSH Packets.
Julia can answer questions related to RRH and PSH referrals. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashante` Tolbert – Site Coordinator
Ashante` joined the CAM team in January 2018 and has served as the Site Coordinator since July 2019. She enjoys gardening and camping in the summer.
Ashante’ can answer questions related to the CAM Access Points and intake process. email@example.com
Malaika Williams – Housing Resource Specialist
Malaika is responsible for entering and managing homeless applications in the HCV applicant pool system. She works closely with shelters to provide them with homeless dispositions. President Obama spoke at her undergraduate ceremony.
Malaika can answer questions related to HCV and Moving Up. firstname.lastname@example.org
Intake Specialist and Navigation Team
CAM Intake Specialists meet with individuals and families experiencing homelessness. They work with clients to understand their unique situation, refer clients to shelter if space is available and complete an assessment to determine if they may be eligible for further housing resources. Navigators work with clients to navigate the process between intake and referrals to housing resources. They conduct additional assessments, assist clients in completing applications and in securing vital documents.
- Antonio Broaden
- Brian Brosch
Brian enjoys reading and listening to music.
- Carmen Elam
Carmen entered her role in April 2017. She is committed to being a beacon of light and giving a voice to the voiceless. In her spare time, Carmen loves traveling VIP style with her travel club.
- SaShae Hutchins
- Alice Mule
- Cassandra Patrick
- Donesha Peoples
- Antania Perry
Antania joined the team in May 2019. Outside of work she is pursing a Masters in Social Work at Wayne State University. She enjoy being a student and earning a higher education!
- Amina Smith-Mohammed
- Kenesha Taylor
Kenesha joined CAM in October 2020. She is excited to work with CAM because she see this as an opportunity to assist individuals within my community. A fun fact about Kenesha is that she loves rollercoasters.
- Michael Thomas
- Carolyn Thomason
Carolyn’s goal is to make an impact in some way and that is why she works in human services. When she’s not making an impact, basketball, family, and traveling take up her life. And, she believes you should always add a little sparkle in everything you do.
- Raven Williams
- Michael Wright
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John Stoyka – Director of Housing Programs
In his role, John provides management coordination of housing programs within Community and Home Supports. John is an United States Army veteran. He received his Bachelors in Urban Studies and Economics from University of Washington and an Masters of Urban Planning from Wayne State University.
Matthew Niemi – Quality Control Manager
Matthew manages the CHS resource navigators, who operate to assist consumers assessed by the CAM in obtaining documentation necessary for entry into different COC programs. During the summer, he enjoys fishing.
Lauren joined the CHS team February 2017. Lauren was a Resource Navigator for about a year and then transitioned into the Data Analyst role. She helps collect, organize and evaluate data and performance for the agency. She loves adventuring outdoors, rummaging for used vinyl records and spending time with her fiance and fur babies!
Matthew Bryant – Resource Navigator
Erica Johnson – Resource Navigator
Carolyn joined the CAM staff in August 2017. She visits shelters to meet with clients, assess their needs, identify goals, and make plans to connect clients to appropriate housing resources. She enjoys yoga, gardening, and being outside in her spare time.