SCOTTSDALE, AZ (August 28, 2017) – The Center for the Support of Families (CSF), a division of SLI Global Solutions, is proud to announce that they have won the President’s Award for Corporate Associate of the Year at the 2017 Leadership Symposium of the National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) held this year in Scottsdale.
Honoring outstanding support and continued dedication and commitment to the nation’s child support program and its professional association, the award was presented to CSF President Vernon Drew for CSF’s efforts “to help develop policies and programs that truly shape the future of child support.”
NCSEA’s President Joe Mamlin made special note of the valuable contribution CSF Senior Associate and incoming President Diane Potts, who represented NCSEA in the deliberations of the Uniform Code Commissioners in the recently passed Uniform Paternity Act, has made. He also recognized the large number of staff from CSF who volunteer their time and play key roles in NCSEA’s Board of Directors, committees and various programs.
Vernon Drew, who accepted the award on behalf of CSF, said that he is humbled by the recognition from NCSEA, adding that CSF is happy to contribute the many talents of its staff in order to be active and involved members of the child support community. He said that as part of SLI Global Solutions, CSF looks forward to continuing the special relationship with NCSEA that began with the CSF’s founding in 1991.
From Potts to former Presidents and Honorary Life Members Vernon Drew, Kathy Sokolik and Meg Haynes, CSF staff, also including former board members Susan Paikin and Amy Gober, have provided leadership to NCSEA and worked tirelessly to advance its efforts over the years. Many CSF staff and consultants served as presenters at this year’s conferences, including former board member Cynthia Bryant as well as long-time board member Hannah Roots who is also Director of International Reciprocity for NCSEA. Other CSF presenters include Senior Associates Lisa Cauthorne and Robyn Large.
About Center for the Support of Families:
Since 1991, CSF has formed partnerships with more than 44 state and local human service agencies to deliver effective and efficient services in areas of child support, child welfare, welfare-to-work transition, childcare, and other programs relating to children and families. CSF’s work for children, youth and families places particular emphasis on child support, paternity and custody, child maltreatment, foster care and child welfare, children in poverty, adolescent pregnancy and parenting, and juvenile justice. Within these fields, CSF delivers a variety of services, including strategic planning, policy analysis, business process analysis and reform, implementation assistance, and training and coaching for policy and program delivery staff at the federal, state and local level. For more information, please visit www.csfsite.org.
About SLI Global Solutions:
SLI Global Solutions (SLI) is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, with project locations in over a dozen capital cities across the US. SLI is committed to helping state agencies build quality and innovation into their system implementations and program improvement initiatives. SLI is committed to the use of a standards-based quality management methodology that has been proven effective in a wide range of system implementations and process improvement projects. SLI’s SQM3 methodology is ISO 9001:2015 certified. SLI has experienced staff ready to support your quality and risk management needs on both agile and traditional systems development projects. For more information, visit www.sliglobalsolutions.com.
The Presentation of the Award
From left to right
Kathy Sokolik, CSF Vice President for Child Support
Steve Esposito, SLI Government Services Division President
Diane Potts, CSF Senior Associate and NCSEA President Elect
Vernon Drew, CSF Division President
Joe Mamlin, NCSEA President
Vernon Drew, President of the Center for the Support of Families Division