Taylor has over ten years of experience in public health programming and grant writing. 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.
In her role at Partnership, Taylor also serves as Chair of the Douglas County Behavioral Health Task Force, Chair of the Northern Regional Behavioral Health Policy Board, and Vice President of the Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition.
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 MERINO, MSWYouth Coordinator
Alisa Merino is a native to Douglas County. Alisa graduated with her Master of Social Work in 2018 from UNR and is a full-time School Social Worker with our local school district and part-time Youth Coordinator with us. Alisa is driven to make change, while also giving back to this great community. Alisa’s moto is “teamwork makes the dream work” and strives to build a united front while connecting with our youth and local families to support them with any services. Alisa spends her free time teaching dance, playing with her pup Vecca and surrounded by friends and family.
DARIA WINSLOWGrant Manager
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.