EXECUTIVE STAFF

DWSS Executive Staff

Robert H. Thompson

Robert H. Thompson

Administrator

Executive Assistant: Trenton Sheesley, tsheesley@dwss.nv.gov 

As Administrator of the Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, Robert guides the agency to successfully complete its mission to engage clients, staff, and the community to provide assistance benefits to all who qualify and reasonable support for children with absentee parents to help Nevadans achieve safe, stable, and healthy lives.

Lisa Swearingen

Deputy Administrator

 

 Lisa is responsible for the policy and program administration for the Child Support Enforcement Program, Information Technology, Program Review and Evaluation, and Administrative Services.

 

Kelly Cantrelle

Kelly Cantrelle

Deputy Administrator

Kelly is responsible for the policy and program administration for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP - Formerly known as the food stamp program), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, Energy Assistance Program, Investigations and Recovery, Employment and Training Programs and the SNAP Nutrition-Ed and Outreach programs.

Crystal Buscay

Chief Financial Officer

Crystal is responsible for the Division's fiscal management including budgets, accounting, cost allocation, auditing, grants management including federal reporting, caseload projections, procurement, contract/sub-grant monitoring and facilities management.
Bart London

Bart London

Chief Information Technology Manager

Bart provides oversight of the Division's information technology systems, applications, development, testing, operation and support.

Karissa Loper Machado

Agency Manager

 

Karissa is responsible for the policy and program administration for the Child Care and Development Program including Child Care and Development Fund, provider supports, family support, cross-system collaboration, and system improvement strategies.