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Saginaw Chippewa Housing Department



Rosalie Maloney Housing Manager

Deb Showalter Land Title Realty Specialist

Deb's responsibilities include indexing and maintaining records on all tribal owned property, assisting in the Tribe's land acquisition and trust application process, as well as administering all of the residential leases on Tribal trust land. Read More
Deb is a graduate of CMU and has a total of 15 years of experience in the title industry. During that time 10 years were spent at a local title company working as a title examiner in various counties and as a final policy manager representing the title companies 15 locations. Deb joined the Housing Dept. in 2013 as the Land Title/Realty Specialist and uses her experience to guarantee that our tribal land and our tribal members are granted accurate title transactions, and through record documentation.

Sherrill Kennedy Credit & Homebuyer Counselor/Loan Specialist

Sherrill has worked for the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan for 13 years. Read More
She has been involved in home financing, credit repair, as a loan officer for over 20 years. She has obtained certification in Financial Skills training through First Nations Oweesta. Sherrill offers a monthly workshop for the members which includes financial budgeting, tips on credit repair, also conducting one on one counseling sessions with members to help set up a budget, as well as contacting creditors to set arrangements to get their credit scores back on track. She works very close with financial partners to be sure members are receiving the best possible rates and terms. In additional to networking with many financial entities; she also provides customized workshops (i.e); financial planning for long term health care, the 5 C's of Credit; financial planning for investments; along with many other customized workshops specific to the membership needs. Sherrill's attitude of commitment, determination, and team work continues to expand the Credit & Homebuyer Counseling and Mortgage Program for the members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan.

Marilee Fleming Administrative Program Coordinator

Phone: (989) 775-4588

Marilee ensures Housing's activities are in compliance with HUD rules and regulations as they pertain to the department and Tribe. Read More
She also administers Housing's financial business with outside vendors. Marilee is a graduate from Saginaw Chippewa Tribal College with an Associate of Arts in Business degree as well as a Bachelor of Science in Community Development with a concentration in Public Administration and a Master of Science in Administration. She is a licensed Realtor in the state of Michigan and a notary public. Marilee spent a year with Housing in the Leadership Apprentice program during her undergrad studies. She has since rejoined Housing in the summer of 2018.

Kathleen Lett Admissions & Occupancy Resident Services Specialist

Phone: (989) 775-4532

Kathleen joined the Housing department as the Occupancy & Resident Services Specialist in 2013.
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She coordinates the leasing process for HUD Low Income Housing. Kathy is a graduate from Ferris State University with an Associate of Applied Science in Office Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Kathy is also a licensed Realtor in the state of Michigan, a professional income tax preparer and a notary public. She assists families & individuals seeking to secure housing. She uses her skillsets to provide professional services to all applicants and tenants in Mount Pleasant and Standish.

Maintenance Staff

  • Vacant - Maintenance Supervisor
  • Jeremy Pumford
  • Allex Leaureaux
  • James Neff