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Camp Restore Detroit Staff

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Erin Springer

Director of Operations

Erin is new to our team this year! She is taking over the operations, overseeing the financial and HR aspects of Camp Restore Detroit. She helps keep us on top of our legal responsibilities!

  • Masters Degree in Library and Information Science

  • Juris Doctor (Doctor of Law)

Harmony Vermeulen

Technology and Administrative Assistant

Harmony works on all things technology-related. She runs the social media accounts, creates videos and flyers, and assists other staff members with what they need.

  • Student at Oakland University studying Mathematics for Secondary Education

Maggie Gunther

Summer Camp Director

Maggie is our Summer Camp Director.​ She leads campus and directs campers throughout the summer. Throughout the year, she works with the Camp Director to book more campers!


  • Student at Michigan Technological University studying Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Meet the Team: Meet the Team
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Amy Fanta

Executive Director

Amy runs Camp Restore from behind the scenes. She oversees the organization and has responsibility for Team Restore, the organization's goals, and more!

  • Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership

  • Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

Sandra Turner-Handy

Director of Community Engagement

Sandra leads various community events and runs our intern program. She is also a Camp Restore Board Member and active community leader!

  • Ongoing Doctorate in Leadership Development

  • Masters's Degree in Organizational Leadership Development

Maisha Griswold

Director of Education

Maisha manages service-learning weeks. She finds activities for these groups, contracts speakers for events, and leads discussions to get our campers thinking. She is also great at finding us amazing food!

  • Bachelor's Degree in Tourism and Hospitality

Grace Dobben

Camp Director

Grace manages camp and coordinates with groups throughout the year. She works hand-in-hand with campers and neighbors to fulfill CRD's mission in our community.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Family Studies

Some Community Partners

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Meet the Team: Team Members

Michelle Goss

Michelle is passionate about the 9th Precinct and making it a better place to live. She does this with her amazing gardening skills!

Jackie Perkins

Jackie works hard to better the quality of life in the 9th precinct. As the president of Great Communities Now, her work to beautify our neighborhood goes a long way!

George Preston

George has been helping us find projects in our community for years. George is a retired Detroit police officer, and he has relationships with community members everywhere!

Sandra Turner-Handy

Sandra loves to enrich people's lives through education and skills training. Her ability to empower others to lead is incredible!

Want to meet more of our community?

Click here to go to our community page!

Our Board


  • Masters Degree in Special Education

  • Teaching Certificate

Jerry Roy

Brian McCollum


  • Masters Degree in Business Administration

  • Bachelor's Degree in Aeronautical Engineering


  • Master's Degree in Theology

Pastor Lew Stier

Sandra Turner-Handy

  • Ongoing Doctorate in Leadership Development

  • Masters's Degree in Organizational Leadership Development

George Preston

  • Retired from the Detroit Police Department

Pastor John Carrier

  • Master's Degree in Theology

Pastor Detrick Gladden

  • Master's Degree in Theology


17100 Chalmers St. Detroit, MI 48205


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