Monday Morning Manager

Monday Morning Manager: Traci DiGesu

Traci is currently serving as the Seniors Volunteer and Activity Coordinator at The Actors Fund. This is a great opportunity for her to combine her 25 years in the performing arts with her work as a social worker focused on issues facing our aging population. A native New Yorker, Traci is thrilled to be working… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Chris Streidl, Director, Family Service of Northwest Ohio

I am an independently licensed social worker, in management at a mental health agency. I have a passion for evidenced-based practice, and data-driven decision making. I am also currently working on my PhD in social work and I believe that commitment to integration of research and practice can help our field. Years in Management: 3-5… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Karen M. Carlucci

Karen M. Carlucci, LCSW is currently the Standards, Training and Practices Manager for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a service operated by Link2Health Solutions, Inc., an affiliate of the Mental Health Association of NYC. Graduating with a BA in Human Resources and an MSW from NYU’s School of Social Work, Karen’s work has primarily been focused… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Heidi Arthur

Heidi Arthur, LMSW is a Principal for Health Management Associates. She specializes in behavioral health integration and delivery system redesign to promote community-based, recovery-oriented treatment access. She has over 20 years of experience designing innovative programs for vulnerable populations, building organizational capacity, and supporting operational enhancement. As a consultant to behavioral health provider organizations over… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager, David Durpetti, Senior Public Service Administrator, DCFS

I have worked in Administration for 15 years at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services as a supervisor, manager, and administrator. During this timeframe, I have provided leadership, supervision, and policy implementation throughout the Northern Region and Cook County.  Both of these areas encompass large populations, diverse communities, and have many needs.  DCFS is an agency that takes pride in evaluating… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Sherry Saturno

Sherry Saturno, LCSW, DCSW  is the Executive Director of the Hudson Valley Care Coalition in New York  and a national Social Work Leadership fellowship recipient at New York University Silver School of Social Work. She is a also a documentary filmmaker whose short film, “Human Investment” will be shown at the national American Society on… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Jennifer Schott, Division Director, Weber Community Center/SSG

 Jennifer Schott, LCSW, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University and received her BA in Human Services. After college with several paid and unpaid internships and jobs   she went on to Hunter College School of Social Work. A Licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in California since 1990, and  a social work manager for over 13 years… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Kevin Lotz, Founder/Director, Trinity Place Shelter

Kevin V. Lotz, LCSW, CASAC, ACSW is a founder and the full-time director of Trinity Place Shelter, a transitional shelter for homeless LGBTQ youth on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, which he opened in 2006. He is also a part-time fee-for-service therapist at a mental health clinic in East Harlem, which provides high-quality mental… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Jack Kammer, Director, Working Well With Men

As a boy Jack loved babies. But, like athletic girls who hear “You’re really good at sports… for a girl,” Jack heard “You’re really good with babies… for a boy.” In 2005, he started on his MSW/MBA at the University of Maryland to help him address the social costs of prejudice against men and boys. He… Read more »

Monday Morning Manager: Andy Germak

Andy Germak is professor of professional practice and founding executive director of the Center for Leadership and Management at Rutgers University School of Social Work (USA). Previously, Germak served as executive director of the Institute for Families at Rutgers, president and CEO of theMental Health Association of Morris County, Inc., and in a variety of other… Read more »