Linda joined Catholic Social Services of the U.P. in June 2008. She was previously employed at Marquette General Hospital for over 18 years with over 15 years of experience in behavioral health. She enjoys helping those in our community who call upon CSSUP for assistance.
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Kyle Rambo began serving as the Executive Director of Catholic Social Services of the Upper Peninsula (CSSUP) in August of 2013. Rambo has been married to the former Kay Young for the past 22 years. Together they have two teenage sons, Lance and Luke, and are active members of St. Michael Parish in Marquette. A native of Essexville, Michigan, Rambo earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and has a master’s of public administration from Ball State University. Rambo retired from military service as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2013 with 24 years as an Airborne, Ranger, Infantry Officer in the United States Army, including four combat tours. Rambo’s military education includes basic and advanced officer courses and the Command and General Staff College. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star and numerous awards for meritorious service and achievement. Prior to joining CSSUP, Rambo served as a professor of military science at Northern Michigan University and at Michigan Technological University.
Rambo enjoys competing in ski marathons, running, and biking. He also enjoys bow hunting and watching his sons compete in athletics. He has significant experience in coaching track and field and nordic skiing, and finds it personally rewarding to encourage others to reach their fitness potential. Rambo volunteers at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church as an usher. He also serves as an advisor or board member for several non-profit organizations including the the Michigan Federation for Children and Families, the Michigan Catholic Conference Policy Committee, and the Marquette County Mental Health Advisory Committee.
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Dr. Steven Miljour, D.O.
Dr. Miljour is a high school graduate of West Iron County (western end of the Upper Peninsula). He earned his bachelor’s of science degree in chemistry at Grand Valley State University. He did both his medical school training and psychiatry residency at Michigan State University. At Catholic Social Services, Dr. Miljour provides psychiatric evaluations in order to determine the correct course of treatment, which could consist of pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, or a combination of treatments. He believes in a multidisciplinary team approach and working closely with the therapist.
Michael has been the Director of the Alpha Omega Residential and Recovery Home since August of 2015.
Mary Sparapani is the Child Welfare Supervisor for Catholic Social Services. Mary works out of the Iron Mountain office, supervising a team of Child Welfare case managers who provide foster care, adoption, and foster home licensing across the Upper Peninsula. Additionally, Mary provides Adoption services to Upper Peninsula youths who have been abused or neglected by their biological family and are now in need of permanency with a safe and loving home. Mary graduated in 1985 from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Mary came to CSS in April 2014, after working 25+ years for the State of MI, Department of Human Services as a Child Protective Services and Foster Care Specialist. Mary specializes in a Strength Based, Solution Focused Approach when working with families. Mary has a sincere passion to help parents provide a safe and nurturing environment where their children can grow to be confident, secure and productive members of our Upper Peninsula communities.