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Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

CSA empowers individuals and families to become self-sufficient through advocacy, results-based programs and community partnerships in Northern Nevada.

Vision

Impacting lives today for a better community tomorrow. 

Values

Innovation

Innovation drives us to improve our activities by searching together for better solutions to serve our customers.

Integrity

We demonstrate sound moral and ethical principles at work every single day.

Compassion

We suspend judgment and feelings in order to appreciate our clients’ perspectives.

Teamwork

We are committed to working together to achieve a common goal.

Commitment to Excellence

We are dedicated to the mission. We strive to advocate for our customers, set meaningful benchmarks, achieve genuine results, and produce high quality work that makes a difference in our community.

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Leadership

Leslie Colbrese

Chief Executive Officer

Jodi Smith

Executive Assistant to the Board of Directors, Executive Assistant to the CEO

Valieria Koss

Director - Head Start/Early Head Start

Kathleen Teipner

Program Director - New Initiatives

Jessica Mahon

Program Director - Weatherization and Workforce Development

Ericka Whited

Human Resources Manager

Renee Olson

Finance Director

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CSA Board Members

The Board of Directors play a unique and important role in the governing of Community Services Agency. Our board embodies the core belief and value of maximum feasible participation and through its tripartite structure, ensures the participation of representatives from the public sector, private sector, and low-income communities. Our Board members live and work in the communities we serve and provide critical oversight of finance, executive leadership, human resources, and program planning.

Jerry Holloway

Chairman

Barbara Mader-Scherrer

Blake Overby

Cort Christie

Dian Vanderwell

Garrett D. Gordon

James V. Smith

Jenalyn Monda

Jennifer Rose

Ken J. Stark

Linda Shelton

Marcelina Trawick

Stanley C. Wilmoth

Terrie Estrada