ROMA in Region V

ROMA, or Results Oriented Management and Accountability, is a performance-based management system intended for use by state and local agencies who receive CSBG funds. ROMA is intended to promote greater effectiveness among local agencies while preserving the anti-poverty intention of community action. For national resources around ROMA for individual CAAs, Boards and state Associations, please visit

ROMA Next Generation

NASCSP is currently developing the Next Generation of ROMA principles, practices and resources. NASCSP will accomplish this by assisting the Community Action Network in clearly understanding how it is engaged in producing change for families and communities, and what that change will be. NASCSP has the posted following updates and components on ROMA Next Generation

Certified ROMA Trainers in Region V

Below you will find a map of RPIC Region V. Look below the map for the full list of certified ROMA trainers within Region V. If you are interested in scheduling a ROMA training, please send us an email by clicking here, or email the trainer directly by selecting their email from the list below.

Certified ROMA
Trainers by State:

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Sharmin DoeringROMA Trainer, CCAPFormer ED of Sangamon County Community
Jane HopkinsSenior Analyst, Information and PlanningCEDA - Community and Economic Development Association of Cook CountyChicago(312)
Jennifer JaegerCommunity Services DirectorRockford Human ServicesRockford(779)
Gina Strafford-AhmedAdministrator Intake and ReferralDuPage CountyWheaton(630)
Lorrie WallsAssistant DirectorThe Chicago Department of Family and Support Services [DFSS]Chicago(312)
Christine WesterlundDirector of Professional DevelopmentIllinois Association of Community Action AgenciesSpringfield(217)
Susan WilsonC.E.F.S. Adult Literacy and Education Resource Coordinator & NCRT, NCRIC.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity CorporationEffingham(217)

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Ed GerardotExecutive DirectorIndiana Community Action AssociationIndianapolis(317)
Julie HackerdDeputy Director, Resources and OperationsArea IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs, Inc.Lafayette(765)
Susan LaughlinAdministrative Services ManagerPace Community Action Agency, Inc.Vincennes(812)882-7927 x
Michele LeeHomeless Prevention Department DirectorHuman Services, Inc.Clifford(812)
LaTonia NewhouseDirector of Community ServicesREAL ServicesSouth Bend(574)
Anna SchoonDirector of Planning and Business DevelopmentNorthwest Indiana Community Action CorporationCrown Point(219)

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Jeremy BiddleCSBG / ROMA Data Integration CoordinatorBureau of Community Action & Economic Opportunity, Michigan Department of Health and Human ServicesLansing(517)
Susan HardingChief Executive OfficerOakland Livingston Human Service AgencyPontiac(248)
Maddy KamalayWeatherization SpecialistBureau of Community Action & Economic Opportunity, Michigan Department of Health and Human ServicesLansing(517)
Theresa KujawaGrant ManagerBureau of Community Action & Economic Opportunity, Michigan Department of Health and Human ServicesLansing(517)
Amber LeveretteDirector of ProgramsCommunity Action Agency of South Central MichiganBattle Creek(269)
Susan LindsonAssociate Director for Asset DevelopmentOakland Livingston Human Service AgencyPontiac(248)
Teri MaisnerGrants & Compliance ManagerCommunity Action of South Central MichiganBattle Creek(269)
Nicole SmithCommunications/Grant Coordinator, Associate ROMA CoordinatorNortheast Michigan Community Service Agency, Inc. (NEMCSA)Alpena(989)

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Francie MathesAnti Poverty SpecialistMinnesota Office of Economic OpportunitySt. Paul(651)
Colleen MurrayDirector of OperationsLakes & Prairies Community Action Partnership, Inc.Moorhead(218)
Leah PaulettiDirector of OperationsMinnesota Community Action PartnershipSt. Paul(651)
Lezlie SauterCommunity Services Director/Agency PlannerLakes and Pines Community Action Council, Inc.Mora(320)
Lori WardDirector of OperationsLakes & Prairies Community ActionMoorhead(218)

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Frank PrihodaPlanning and Community Services DirectorLorain County Community Action AgencyLorain(440)
Josh SummerDevelopment DirectorOhio Association of Community Action AgenciesColumbus(614)

NameTitleAgency/OrganizationCityPhoneEmail Address
Kassidy FarreyCommunications Manager & Office AdministratorWisconsin Community Action Program AssociationMadison(608)