Rambo hired to lead CSSUP

MARQUETTE – Lt. Col. Kyle Rambo has been selected as the new executive director of Catholic Social Services of the Upper Peninsula by the Rev. Francis Dobrzenski, administrator of the Diocese of Marquette.

Rambo, along with his wife Kay and sons Lance and Luke, are active members of St. Michael Parish in Marquette. Kay is a secretary at Father Marquette Middle School.

A native of downstate Essexville, Rambo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee and has a master’s of public administration from Ball State University.

Rambo comes to CSSUP with 23 years of military service, including four combat assignments. He is a professor of military science at Northern Michigan University and has also taught at Michigan Tech University. He will retire from military service in August and will begin his assignment on Aug. 19. Rambo replaces Deacon Dan Powers, who left the U.P. to serve as the chief executive officer of Catholic Charities of Kansas City and St. Joseph, Mo.