Jackie Chavez-Anderson – Administrator
Jackie Chavez-Anderson is a graduate from North Olmsted High School. She has earned a Mental Health Degree from The University of Toledo and a Social Work Degree from Cleveland State University. She has been with the North Olmsted Senior Center since 1999. Jackie coordinates the monthly newsletter and oversees all Senior Center programming. She is currently serving on the board of the Senior Transportation Connection, North Olmsted Arts Commission and Fairview Hospital Community Advisory Committee. She formerly served on the North Olmsted Fair Housing Board, North Olmsted Community Development Block Grant Committee and board of the North Olmsted City Schools Education Foundation.
Tiffany Hunt, LSW – Outreach Coordinator
Tiffany Hunt, LSW has been the Outreach Coordinator and Social Worker at the North Olmsted Senior Center since 2005. As the Outreach Coordinator, Tiffany coordinates the Meals on Wheels program, schedules informational speakers and health screenings, holds biennial health care and housing fairs, and maintains information on local senior living facilities. She handles all aspects of social work at the senior center, offering assistance completing applications, understanding Medicare, and interpreting mail or other literature for the seniors. Tiffany also offers information and referral on a wide variety of topics. In 2006, Tiffany began offering Family Caregiver Support Programs through an Older Americans grant with the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging. Tiffany serves on the Hospice of the Western Reserve Advisory Council and is the Recording Secretary for the Southwest Suburban Retired Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Council. In 2008, Tiffany was a recipient of the Carlos A. Maldonado, M.D. Award, honoring excellence in older adult services.
Beth Reitz, AAC – Activities Coordinator
Beth has been the Activities Coordinator since 2004. Beth is a certified Activities Coordinator through the National Certification Council For Activity Professionals. Beth is a member of RAP- Resident Activity Personnel in Ohio. In 2008 she became certified through the Cuyahoga Board of Health as a Coach Trainer for the “Matter of Balance Class.” In November 2008 Beth was recognized for her service in excellence towards senior activity needs and received the Dr. Carlos Maldonado Award.
Carrie Zdilla – Title IIIC Nutrition Program Coordinator
Carrie is the part time Title IIIC Nutrition Program Coordinator at the Senior Center. She oversees the Hot Lunch Program at the Senior Center. The Senior Center serves 80 people every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon for lunch. Carrie is responsible for the reservation lists, waiting lists, and cancellation lists. She implements the policies and procedures regarding the Hot Lunch Program per the WRAAA recommendations. Carrie is responsible for submitting the renewal of the Title IIIC Nutrition Grant Application.