Susan C. Haas – Executive Director & C.E.O.

(775) 687-4680 Ext. 2/

Susan Haas was born in Hampton Roads, Virginia and is a Navy “Bratt”. Upon graduation from Belle Chasse High School she attended Soule’ Business College in New Orleans. She enlisted in the Navy and served honorably for four years as a Communications Technician, at duty stations around the world including Keflavik, Iceland and Rota, Spain; and in the U.S. at Pensacola, Florida and Sugar Grove, West Virginia. Susan used her G.I. Bill to attend the University of Toledo and holds an Associates of Science degree in Marketing and Sales. Moving to Carson City in 1989, Ms. Haas earned a Certified Tour Professional (CTP) accreditation from the National Tour Association and worked for Frontier Tours for 10 years as a tour designer, Assistant Manager of the Scenic department, then Manager of Special Events and International Tour departments. Ms. Haas then served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Nevada’s Lieutenant Governor Lorraine T. Hunt which included three diplomatic and trade missions to China. Susan joined RSVP as Program Director in 2007 and became Executive Director and C.E.O. in 2013.

Contact Information:

Phone: (775) 687-4680
fax: (775) 687-4494

Physical Address:

2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 6, Carson City, NV 89706

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1708  Carson City, NV 89702

RSVP Staff Listing:
Lona M. Domenici – Controller
Melanie Barkley, GPC – Director of Marketing & Development
Sandy Severance – HCP & Veteran’s VIP Program Director
Lora Myles, Esq. – Carson and Rural Elder (CARE) Law Attorney

Lauren Jones – Staff Accountant                                                                  Ext. 8/

Carol Davis – Volunteer Assistant
Kathy Hanson – Respite Coordinator
Kris Hughes – Program Coordinator & PERS, Homemaker, Data Manager
Karen Caldwell-Weil – Respite Supervisor
Nancy Henry – Transportation Coordinator
Steven Nichols – Respite Program Director, Innovations Project & Fair Manager
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Contact Sandy Severance, HCP & Veteran’s VIP Program Director, re: Field Rep Vacancies
Carson City (Veterans VIP) Vacant 687-4680 ext. 6
Carson City (Homemaker) Karen Hayes 687-4680 ext. 0
Churchill County Vacant 291-0344
Elko County (Elko-Transportation) Mackenzie Gonzales 297-6716 or 777-3451
Elko County (Elko-Respite) Vacant
Humboldt County (Winnemucca) Kate Fries 623-1134
Lincoln County (Caliente) June Taylor 726-3126 
Lyon Co. (Dayton/Virginia City/Hold Hill/Silver City) Vacant 720-2472  
Lyon County (Fernley) Robert & Sharon Roscher  980-5521
Mineral County (Schurz) Christeen Benner 224-3610
Mineral County (Hawthorne) MJ Dykxhoorn 722-7669
Nye County (Pahrump, Beatty, Amargosa Valley) Tonya Brum 702-845-4748
Nye/Esmeralda Counties (Tonopah, Goldfield, Dyer) Vacant
Storey County (Lockwood River District) Vacant 560-1073 
Washoe County (Reno – Respite) Joan Lee (Respite) 358-1032
Washoe County (Reno – Lifeline) Dave Hart (Lifeline) 342-2527
White Pine County (Ely, McGill, Baker, Ruth) Cozette Eldridge 289-6323
White Pine County (Lifeline) Calvin Kennedy 293-1488