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Marissa began working in the Area Agency system starting in 2010. Over the years, she served in several different capacities, including as a Direct Support Professional, CPS program manager, and Service Coordinator. She joined the CSNI team in 2017 as ITS Oversight Coordinator, working to support clinical teams, developing capacity, and focusing on quality improvement initiatives at Intensive Treatment Service programs. She continued with this work and added work more broadly with non-ITS programs in a change to Director of Program Advancement at CSNI in 2019. She began as Interim Executive Director in September 2023 and became Executive Director in February 2024. Marissa enjoys supporting all aspects of the Area Agency system, particularly supporting agencies through fostering partnerships with other community entities and organizations. Marissa has a MS in Human Services from New England College.
Kathy has been with CSNI for 19 years, previously working at Community Crossroads for 10 years. Having a daughter with a developmental disability she has first-hand knowledge of the intricacies of the system. Her primary roles at CSNI are fiscal management, supporting the functions of the organization. Kathy oversees the National Core Indicators (NCI) surveys for families and individuals. She also supports the area agency system with identifying new opportunities for efficiencies in group purchasing options.
Heather has worked in the NH Area Agency system since 2018, primarily providing service coordination services for individuals with high-risk behaviors. She has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Forensic Psychology. Currently, she is a clinical therapist at The Moore Center where she provides individual and group treatment to individuals with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. She has a Master of Social Work from Simmons University and is currently working towards independent licensure in the state of New Hampshire. At CSNI, she provides administrative support to the Community of Practice and Statewide Risk Management Committee and assists with current efforts for in-state capacity development.
Leah graduated from Emerson College with a BS in Communications Studies and then pursued an Early Childhood Special Education Teaching Certificate and Graduate Studies at Salem State College. She has been working in the Human Services field for 20+ years.
Dr. Robin Kenney maintains a consultation practice to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and acquired and traumatic brain injuries, as well as to their families and service providers. Robin has presented at numerous national and regional conferences throughout his career, and has assisted in the creation of services in California and Massachusetts among others. He is currently the President of the NH Brain Injury Association Board of Directors. At CSNI, Robin provides Tier Two application reviews for those seeking eligibility consideration to the community developmental service system.