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 Superior Court benefitting all special needs school children by granting them the right to receive uninterrupted education all year long to avoid regression and loss of skills learned during the year. Nivea served as Board President of CSAAC for seven years. She is a retired administrator for Montgomery County Public Schools. Other affiliations include the City of Gaithersburg Multicultural Affairs Committee, Montgomery County Latin American Advisory Committee, Metropolitan Association of Foreign Student’s Advisors, NAACP and Leadership Montgomery.