Collaboration Center Foundation was established in February 2019, to serve and support the lives of families, caregivers and individuals living with Intellectual, Developmental, Physical, and Learning Disabilities (ID/DD/PD/LD) of ALL ages at its 5-acre campus providing the largest disability resource and support network in Nevada; focusing on social inclusion, peer engagement, recreation, treatment and therapy, parent training and education, care coordination, health and wellness, vocational training, and wrap-around support services through the life-span.
To create the largest collaborative disability network and support model statewide and nationally to help every individual and family member in need of disability-related services get connected to the best resources for the greatest outcomes, while creating a safe campus community that meets families where they are and promotes health and wellness, physical and mental health, and strong supportive relationships that benefit all we serve on and off campus.
Currently we are working to build a collaborative community and family-centered campus in Nevada to house providers, agencies, and non-profits serving those with different and unique abilities. Our multidisciplinary partnerships serve individuals, family members, caregivers and peers touched by Intellectual, Developmental, Physical, and Learning Disabilities (ID/DD/PD/LD) over the lifespan. This model allows the Foundation to focus efforts on providing quality case management, care coordination, and comprehensive wrap-around services needed for families and providers within our community. The Center also acts as a community data hub to promote advocacy work and shape policy to improve every life for generations to come.
Annual Night en Blanc Gala: On October 5 we will host our 3rd Annual Night En Blanc Gala, our largest fundraiser of the year, at our Collaboration Center Campus. Join us for a night under the stars where we feature a premier food fair event with local chefs serving prominent guests recognizing community advocates and create awareness and funding to benefit our programs and campus expansion.
Other Legacy Opportunities
Collaboration Center Foundation partners with businesses, philanthropists and family foundations to support various campaigns that pave the way for individuals and families to get connected to much needed programs and wraparound support services statewide. Legacy opportunities include, but are not limited to:
We’re always looking for volunteers to contribute their time, talent and treasure, to support our events, campus and community programs, annual family resource fairs, and other collaborative activities.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2023
Lynda Tache – CCF Co-founder, President/CEO, Parent/Advocate; Grant a Gift Autism Foundation, Founder, Past President & CEO
Galit Ventura-Rozen – Interim Chairperson, Ventura Commercial Professionals, Inc., Broker/Owner
Jill Moser – Secretary, Moser Architect, Owner
Jacki Miller – Treasurer, Smart City, CFO
Tony Cornell – Trustee, The Penta Building Group, Executive Partner
Terence Davis – Trustee, Lexicon Bank, VP of Banking
CCF ADVISORY BOARD
Michelle Allison, The Allison Law Firm, Managing Partner
Joe W. Brown, Attorney, Jolley Urga Woodbury & Holthus
Melanie Chapman, Chapman Law
Bob Fowler, Hospitality Consultant
Scott Hammond, Nevada State Senator
Phil Patent, LEV Group and Wicked Donuts
Linda Smith, Christopher Smith Foundation
Debra C. Vigil, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, Dept of Speech Pathology & Audiology
University of Nevada Reno, School of Medicine
Sonny Vinuya, Office of Governor Joe Lombardo southern NV outreach coordinator
President Asian American Pacific Islander Chamber of Commerce
Julie Walburn, Director of Government Affairs, Red Rock Strategies
MEDICAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
Dr. Gregory Sholeff, MD – Chair, Family medicine, Valley Health Physician Alliance
Dr. Jonathan Still, MD – Vice Chair, Psychiatry, Focus Mental Health
Dr. Blair Duddy, MD, Pediatrics, Southwest Medical
Dr. Gaston Vergara, MD, Cardiology, Heart Center of Nevada
Dr. Irfan Tahir, MD, Internal Medicine, Primary and Senior Care
Dr. Mario Gaspar de Alba, MD, Developmental Pediatrician, UNLV School of Medicine
Dr. Michael McGrew, MD, Family Medicine, Valley Health Physician Alliance
Dr. Sid Khurana, MD, Psychiatry, Nevada Mental Health
Dr. Tousif Pasha, MD, Gastroenterology, Center for Colon and Digestive Diseases