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Board of Directors

Jane Ford Salzano is the Founder of CSAAC. A retired educator from Montgomery County, Maryland – with a son and grandson severely impacted by autism – she has devoted her life to enabling individuals with autism live and work in their community. As a stalwart community activist, Ms. Salzano remains involved with the organization and is [Read more]

Nivea Cordova Berrios is the current President of the CSAAC Board of Directors.  Nivea has dedicated her life to helping those with special needs reach their full potential, her advocacy leadership has helped change the way the world views those with disabilities. Nivea’s work began in Puerto Rico, where she won a landmark case in [Read more]

Tom Scafidi is the current Vice President of the CSAAC Board of Directors. [Read more]

Glenda Rose has been a member of the CSAAC Board for over 30 years and presently serves as the Secretary of the CSAAC Board of Directors. She is the Chair of the Evaluation Committee and a member of the Admissions Committee. She is retired from the Montgomery County Board of Education where she worked as the [Read more]

Mark is the current Treasurer of the CSAAC Board of Directors. [Read more]

Carla Calobrisi is a seasoned attorney with over twenty five years of experience in commercial real estate and business law. She has worked both in law firms and in-house roles as Associate General Counsel for an international management consulting corporation.Ms. Calobrisi is also a certified leadership coach, having completed the Georgetown University Leadership Coach program. [Read more]

Nilda Colgrove holds a Doctor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine. When her son was diagnosed with autism, she interrupted her career to conduct his educational intervention program. He is now served by CSAAC in the residential and supported employment programs. Ms. Colgrove retired from Montgomery County Public Schools Office of Community Engagement and Partnerships. [Read more]

Mike Gugerty grew up on a farm in north-central Illinois and has lived in the Washington, DC area for over 35 years.  He earned a BA from the University of Illinois and a JD from American University.  Mike’s law practice focuses on commercial real estate, business and landlord-tenant law. His daughter and son have [Read more]

Karen S. Montgomery served 13 years in the Maryland Legislature, 8 years in the House of Delegates and 5 years in the Senate, serving on the Health, Education and Environment Committee in the Senate. She retired in 2016. Prior to that she had been a public school teacher at many levels, an adjunct professor [Read more]

Mr. Murray is one of CSAAC’s newest appointed board members.  He is a store director for a major grocery chain in Virginia and has worked in retail and property management for over 20 years. He is married with two children, one whom is supported by an organization similar to CSAAC.  Mr. Murray looks forward [Read more]

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