Taylor has over seven years of experience in public health programming and grant writing. She also has extensive knowledge in public health emergency response planning and has served as Western Nevada’s Healthcare System Preparedness subject matter expert. Taylor was instrumental in developing healthcare coalitions in Carson City, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey counties, where these coalitions are geared toward taking a “whole community” approach to quality healthcare system delivery prior to and during emergency disasters.
Prior to working in public health, she worked in marketing, website development and the delivery of social marketing principles. Taylor graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing Management from Western Governor’s University.
NEYZER TORRESBilingual Prevention Coordinator
Neyzer hails from Colombia, sharing her public relations, communication and broadcasting experience with the Partnership team. She’s responsible for the 120 percent increase in Latino participation in Partnership events since she joined the organization in 2006.
Her tenacity and passion in working with people shines through in her Latino community outreach events, Spanish newsletters, involvement in school and community functions as well as assistance in grant reporting. Neyzer also leads a Latino women’s group called Fuerza Latina in collaboration with Douglas County Social Services.
ALISA MERINOYouth Coordinator
DARIA WINSLOWExecutive Assistant
Daria recently moved to Carson Valley from Southern California but has been coming to the area most of her life. She’s a sixth-generation to Douglas County.
Daria currently holds an Associates of Arts, Criminal Justice from Western Nevada College and is a candidate for a Bachelor’s of Science, Criminal Justice in May 2020. Daria’s primary role at PDC includes grant reporting, community education and presentations, and outreach. Daria is also member of the Special Victim’s Response Team (SVRT) along with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Family Support Council.
In her free time, Daria loves to be with family and friends, volunteer her time with different agencies, such as the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and enjoy beautiful Douglas County.
AUDREY BROOKS-SCOTTFinancial Coordinator
Audrey has had a varied professional background in both the public and private sector: fiscal and budget analyst, grants management, hotel management, banker, loan officer and in-branch investment officer, office manager, etc. HER educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University and an Associate of Arts degree from Spokane Falls Community College in Washington. Audrey is a certified Nevada Veterans Advocate (NVA) with the State of Nevada Veteran’s Services. Being an NVA is her way to volunteer and give back to the local veterans.