Rev. Faith Fowler, Executive Director

  • M.P.A. from the University of Michigan – Dearborn
  • M. Div. in Counseling from Boston University
  • B.A. from Albion College
  • Started at Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) on 7-1-1994
  • Rev. Faith Fowler Bio 2015
  • Email Rev. Fowler
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 201

Mary Burns, Director of Human Resources

  • Working on B.A. in Business at Davenport University
  • Ms. Burns started at Cass Community Social Services on 7-16-1997
  • Previously she worked for National Bank of Detroit
  • Email Mary Burns
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 202

Patricia DeCarlo, Director of Services for Developmentally Disabled

  • B.S. in Human Services from Oakland University
  • She joined Cass Community Social Services in 2007
  • Patricia also is an Empowerment Trainer for Wayne State University, DDI
  • Patricia was the Quality Management Director for Alternative Services before joining CCSS
  • Email Patricia Decarlo
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 302 or (313)833-1168 (Activity Center)

Ed Hingelberg, Director of Operations

  • M. Div. from Boston University
  • B.A. from Adrian College
  • He started at Cass Community Social Services on 5-8-2001
  • Previously worked with the Epilepsy Foundation
  • Email Ed Hingelberg
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 213

Terra Linzer, Permanent Supportive Housing Director

  • M.A. and B.A. from Wayne State University in Social Work
  • Before she started at Cass in 2012, Terra worked Spaulding for Children and served in the Peace Corps in Belize and Malawi.
  • Email Terra Linzer
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 104

Pat McCaffrey-Green, Director of Government and Community Affairs

  • L.M.S.W. and B.A.  from Wayne State University
  • Pat began work for Cass Community Social Services for 5+ years in 2002. After a short interim, she returned to work with CCSS in April 2008
  • Pat has also worked at Detroit East Community Mental Health in Development  and at IBM in sales
  • Email Pat McCaffrey-Green
  • (313) 883-2277 Ext 103

Polly McCalister, Emergency and Transitional Housing Director

  • Finishing PhD in Ethical and Creative Leadership from Union Institute in Cincinnati, OH, dissertation in the examination into leadership and low moral of the Detroit Police Department
  • M.A. in Education from Siena Heights in Adrian, MI
  • B.A. in Business Administration from Siena Heights in Adrian, MI
  • Worked for Detroit Police Department for 18 years and taught criminal justice ethics at Washtenaw Community College before joining CCSS in 2013
  • Email Polly McCalister
  • (313) 883-2277 Ext 501

Rev. Sue Pethoud, Church and Community Relations Liaison

  • B.G.T.S. Garret-Evangelical Theological Seminary
  • M.A. State University of New York
  • B.S. Central Michigan University
  • Started at CCSS in 2012
  • Email Sue Pethoud
  • (313)883-2277 Ext 203