Faith Fowler, '81

faith-fowler-trustee-80Professional Association: Senior Pastor of Cass Community Methodist Church, Executive Director of Cass Community Social Services.

Education: Degree, Albion College, Phi Beta Kappa, 1981.  Master of Divinity from the Boston University School of Theology. Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Rev. Faith Fowler graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Albion College in 1981. She received a Master of Divinity degree from the Boston University School of Theology and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Rev. Fowler has served as the Senior Pastor of Cass Community United Methodist Church and currently serves as Executive Director of Cass Community Social Services (CCSS) since 1994. As chief executive for CCSS, Fowler oversees fiscal, administrative and program development for a human service agency that works with the hungry, homeless, seniors, unemployed, at-risk youth, mentally ill, developmentally disabled, persons with HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer's, and operates two free medical clinics. In addition to her church involvement, Rev. Fowler serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Michigan - Dearborn.

Beyond her work at CCSS, Rev. Fowler has served as a board member for the Cass Corridor Neighborhood Development Corporation, advisory board member of the Detroit Area Agency on Aging, the General Board of Church and Society in Washington, D.C., and is the Chair of Detroit's Brownfield Redevelopment Authority Community Advisory Committee.

Her Albion College involvement included: PBK, Band, Pleiad, Pi Beta Phi, Recipient of Project 250, and DAA. She currently serves on the Detroit Chapter Committee.

Rev. Fowler has received numerous professional accolades including a Detroit Free Press Green Leader Award in 2010.

Her interests include reading, running, the environment and travel. Fowler has finished the Boston Marathon four times and has traveled extensively. Rev. Fowler currently lives in Detroit, Michigan.