Our Staff

Brenda Forsythe

Day One Family Support Specialist

Brenda Forsythe has 15 years of experience working with children ranging from infant to pre-school children. She has worked for Child and Family Services since January of 2013 as a Family Support Worker in the Day One Program in Alcona County. In 2000, Brenda went to Alpena Community college and received her Child Development Accreditation Certificate to work with infants through age five. Read full biography...

    Tiffany Eddinger

    Child Welfare Supervisor

    Tiffany Eddinger graduated in 2004 with her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Western Illinois University. Tiffany has worked within many different social work areas such as group homes, schools, foster care and adoption. She has also worked with the homeless population and most recently Head Start. Tiffany is currently pursuing her Master's Degree in Social Work through Walden University. Read full biography...

      Amy Cramer

      Day One Family Support Specialist

      Amy Cramer has been with Child and Family Services since December, 2015. She comes to us with 15 years of Secretarial experience. Amy was a former Foster Parent with Child & Family Services for about 5 years. She adopted a special needs daughter, Sarah, in 1998. Read full biography...

        Stephanie Dettloff

        Executive Director

        Stephanie began her career with Child & Family Northeast many years ago, and returned first as a board member, and has now transitioned to the role of Executive Director. She brings with her a passion for kids, as well as extensive experience working with children in a variety of settings, Read full biography...

        Rhianna Compton

        Compass North Case Manager

        Rhianna Compton was born and raised in Alpena. She moved away to earn a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Grand Valley State University. In 2014, she decided to move back and began working for the Boys and Girls Club of Alpena. Because she enjoyed working with children, Rhianna felt inspired to further her education. Read full biography...

        Julie Quessenberry

        Case Aide/Administrative Assistant

        Julie was raised in Northern Michigan and moved to Alpena in 2015. She worked as a Nursing Assistant for several years while she attended school and started her family. In 2015, Julie graduated from Spring Arbor University with a Bachelor's degree in Family Life Education. Julie enjoys spending time with her family and decided to stay at home with her children before starting her career. Read full biography...

          Samantha Morrison

          Licensing Specialist

          Samantha Morrison was born in Alpena and resided in Michigan until her husband joined the military. After serving thirteen years she has returned with her Bachelor's Degree in Human Service Management. Her travels and raising a family sparked an interest in social work and promoted her passion to make a difference for the lives of children. Read full biography...

            Brooke Timm-Young

            Brooke Timm-Young serves as our Quality Assurance Director. Brooke worked as a Family Support Coordinator for Early Head Start. Brooke was born and raised in Alpena, MI. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in 2014 from Northwestern State University majoring in Psychology. Brooke has volunteered as a Parent Aide in the past and served as Substitute Instructional Aide and Substitute Teacher within the Alpena Public Schools. Read full biography...