Staff & Board

DVSAC employs 24 staff members and contract facilitators.  It also has an active core of volunteers, who operate the after-hours crisis line, and help with office, outreach, and funding activities.

Board of Directors

Left to Right: Jim Hinman, Joe D’Andrea, Kathi Gardinier, Charline Tocchi, Jeff Wenzel

Current Board Members are:

Joe D’Andrea – President
School Administration (retired)

Kathi Gardinier – Vice President
PRIDE Industries

Liz McKay – Treasurer
-Bookeeper, In Concert Sierra

Jim Hinman – Secretary
-Teacher/Administrator (retired)

Jeff Wenzel- Fundraising & Community Relations Chair
-Sales Executive (retired)

Jeff Pettitt
-Captain, Nevada County Sheriff’s Department

Gil Griego
-CEO, Autometrix

Mitzi Philips


The Board of Directors meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

If you are interested in becoming a dedicated Board Member:
* Please read our Board Member Agreement
* Download the Board Application Packet
* Please contact any member of our Associate Director Team at (530) 272-2046

Management Staff

Nancy Ramsey
-Associate Director of Programs

Nancy Bassett
-Associate Director of Finance

Stephanie Fischer
-Associate Director of Outreach & Development

DVSAC Staff, April 2016
DVSAC Staff, April 2016

Job Openings


There are no open positions at this time.

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