FHCMD Staff Members

Steve Tomkowiak, Esq.

Steve Tomkowiak, Esq.
Executive Director

The Fair Housing Center of Metropolitan Detroit is dedicated to promoting equal housing, lending and insurance opportunities through education, outreach, advocacy, training, research and enforcement. As the public face of the organization, the Executive Director will be a champion of equal housing opportunity for all people. Beginning on August 6, 2018, Steve Tomkowiak became the 4th person to serve as Executive Director.  As Executive Director, Steve will possess...

Engela Bertolini, M.A., MAT
Coordinator of Systemic Investigations and Testing

I primarily conduct systemic investigations (not complaint-based); these investigations include senior complexes, accessibility and open houses.

Ted Boggues
Program Administrator

Provides assistance to direct investigations in collaboration with the coordinator of testing and investigations and coordinator of systemic testing.. In addition, serves as an intake associate as part of the intake team. Prepares all documents necessary to the HUD grant. Furthermore, works on special projects for the Executive Director when assigned. 

Margaret L.M. Brown, Esq.

Margaret L.M. Brown, Esq.
Coordinator of Education and Outreach

After 5.5 years as the Execurtive Director, Margaret Brown stepped down to a new role as Coordinator of Education and Outreach.  As the E & O, she will be responsible for fair housing presentations and...

Timothy L. Davis

Timothy L. Davis
Coordinator of Computer Services

As a computer technician, provide computer and software assistance to staff. Interface with outside vendors in the area of hard and software. Trouble shot computer and equipment issues for staff. Provide reports such as the general ledger and other documents as requested by the Executive Director and others. Maintain the email and regular mail lists for communications such as email blasts and the newsletter.

Beatrice Paige
Organizational Services Coordinator

Beatrice is a volunteer that helps out with event planning and support of our annual Leadership Awards Banquet each year. She works full time for Henry Ford Hospital in the Human Resource Department.

Charles R. Shanaman
Coordinator of Investigations and Testing

Coordinate the investigation of claims of discrimination by recruiting, training and dispatching testers to claim sites. Prepare testers for depositions. Complete intake by gathering information from Complainants; analyzing information and determining proper next steps. Represent the FHCMD by performing fair housing training for housing providers and general public. Track cases and close cases as appropriate.