Issue 16.2019.03 - March 2019

As an attendee of 2019 Policy Symposium, you are receiving this complimentary edition. 

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CSDA 2019 President's Message

Phyllis P. Nance, 2019 CSDA President and Director, Alameda County DCSS

I can’t believe it is March 2019. I have been your President for two months now, and what a busy two months it has been! For the first time in recent history, the Governor’s proposed budget included increased funding… Read more.


"Building a Future for

Families by Transforming Services"


 Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hilton Arden West Sacramento, Ca 


We have an exciting lineup of talented and thoughtful speakers… Read more.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Deloitte, Center for the Support of Families, Conduent, CGI & Equifax 


LPC Corner: The Far-Reaching Impact of Jameson v Desta

By Colin Anderson, Lead Attorney, Yolo County DCSS

A very interesting case was recently decided by the California Supreme Court this summer that may have significant impacts on IV-D courts throughout the state … Read more.


CSDA Child Support Training Conference & Expo

April 29 - May 2, 2019 - Hyatt Regency Orange County, Ca




Thank you to our Sponsors and Exhibitors!


Nika’s Place,

A Refuge in the Rough

Phyllis P. Nance, 2019 CSDA President and Director, Alameda County DCSS

As we continue our spotlight on this year’s CSDA non-profit charity recipient, DreamCatcher Youth Services, we focus on girls under the age of 18… Read more.


Meet Your Peers


John Contreras

Director, Colusa County DCSS

It was early morning on a cold December day that I came into this world. The youngest of four brothers, sons of my father Roman and mother Marge… Read more.

Natalie Walter

Director, San Luis Obispo County DCSS

I am very excited to be the new Director of Child Support Services in San Luis Obispo County. I grew up in Canada the eldest of three children… Read more.


Legislative Update

By Greg Wilson, Executive Director, CSDA

Several California Legislators have introduced bills of interest to the child support program. The 2019 individual legislator deadline to introduce bills was February 22… Read more.

New Secretary Appointed for

California Health and Human Services Agency

Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed Mark Ghaly, a pediatrician and the director of Health and Social Impact for Los Angeles County as Secretary, California Health and Human Services Agency… Read more.


Recap: NCSEA 2019 Policy Forum

"Lifting Families Out of Poverty"

By Marie Girulat, Director, San Bernardino County DCSS

This year the National Child Support Enforcement Association (NCSEA) held its annual Policy Forum once again in the nation’s capital, Washington DC, February 7-9, 2019… Read more.


Upcoming CSDA Events

National Attorney College

San Diego, Ca

September 23 - 26, 2019

Registration opens in June


People on the Move - March 2019

Who’s going where? This is a great opportunity to let us know who is promoting and or joining your organization. These are their new positions … Read more.


Other Upcoming Events


ERICSA Training Conference

Niagra Falls, NY

May 19 - 23, 2019 


This is your newsletter. We want to hear from you!

What would you like to see included, what would be most helpful, what would make this a look-forward-to publication? Also, share with your peers and fellow child support industry professionals your good works. If you have done something within your county that you are proud of, have some promotions … Read more.




2018 Child Support Attorney Sourcebook


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Also available at a discount the 2017 Child Support Attorney Sourcebook now with supplement material.