CHS Team

Housing & Homeless Services Team

Matthew Niemi, LLMSW

Director of Housing & Homeless Services 

Matthew Niemi serves as the Housing and Homeless Services Programs Director at CHS.  In this position, Matthew is responsible for managing, analyzing and developing CHS’s various homeless programs and housing projects, ensuring the organization abides by its mission and provides a certain quality of service to the community it serves. He has held positions of increasing responsibility with CHS, since he joined the organization in October 2013.

His expertise lies in the areas of compliance with Federal, State and local city regulations and guidelines, as well as the implementation of best practices within the human services field. He has worked at CHS over the years to track and improve the agencies overall performance outcomes and quality standards.

Matthew graduated with a BSW from Michigan State University, and a MSW from Wayne State University.  His studies focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and non-profit management. 

Homeless Services Support Team

Larry Herren, LMSW

Clinical Therapist

Carolyn Neville, BA

Data Analyst

Debbie Flowers

Recordkeeping Quality & Security Specialist

CAM Team

Matthew Tommelein, BA

Lead Resource Navigator

Jerrell Harris, BSW

Resource Navigator

Dorita Brown, AA

Resource Navigator

Erica Johnson, MS

Resource Navigator

Roger Walk, AA

Resource Navigator

Matthew Bryant

Resource Navigator

Permanent Housing Team

Anthony Osley, BA

Quality Control Manager

Jerome Montgomery, BA

Case Manager

Hannah Drozdowski, BPA

Housing Coordinator

Elaine Stuckey

Case Manager

Meosha Zachery, BA     Case Manager

Leonard Gibson, MS

Case Manager

Paul Futch, MPA

Case Manager

Administrative Team

Debra Cassidy

Accountant - Assenmacher & Associates

Janice Jedele, BA

Human Resources Manager

Cheron Smiley

Operations Coordinator

Volunteer Team

Jacob Kammerer, BS

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Charlotte Waterhouse, BS

Mercy Volunteer Corps

Samantha Sonntag

AmeriCorps MICAH Volunteer

Octavia Edwards, BA

AmeriCorps Vista Volunteer


Titania Harris