Get to Know Us

Our team is made up of bright and like-minded individuals, who have come together to explore endless possibilities. We come from a variety of different fields and technical backgrounds, yet our passion to provide the highest quality software product, service, and support ties us all together. Check out the exceptional people who make SANDIS extraordinary. 

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Seth Mader, Director of Information Systems

Seth has worked for the San Diego Regional Center since 2001 and brings a diverse set of skills and job experience including: Social Work Counselor, Developmental Center Deflection Placement Specialist, Program Manager and currently the Director of Information Technology. Prior to becoming the Director of the IT department, Seth was responsible for developing a search-based, user-friendly online interface to host SDRC policies & procedures.

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Nancy Lorch, Manager of Software Development 

Nancy has over 40 years of experience with the Regional Center system and over 30 years with SANDIS. She works closely with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to help provide solutions to the challenges presented to all of the 21 regional centers. She currently manages a team of programmers responsible for software development including the SANDIS Mobile App, Service Provider Portal, and upgrades and enhancements to the SANDIS 7 desktop application.

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Jose Rosas, Manager of Technical Operations

Jose Rosas has worked for SDRC in the Information Systems department for the past 20+ years. He was educated at University of Phoenix and received his Computer Science degree. His primary responsibilities include developing, implementing and maintaining the SDRC Network Infrastructure, supervising the Network Team responsible for staff hardware, software, system security, mail system, network application programs and databases. His Team is also responsible for maintaining the Citrix systems and operating the Help Desk to support all SDRC employees.

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Adriana Rivas,  Manager of Application Support

Adriana has dedicated over 15 years to the San Diego Regional Center. Her roles have included Case Management, Clinical Services, and SANDIS. She currently supervises the SANDIS Application Analysts, coordinates software testing, documentation, and on-site training. 

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Maura Mendez, SANDIS Application Analyst

Maura has worked at the San Diego Regional Center for 30 years. Her vast experience includes Clinical Services, Early Start/Prevention, Genetics, IT HelpDesk and SANDIS support. Maura has worked with SDRC department managers on the development of the new Person-Centered Thinking IPP Program and conducts the Program Manager trainings. 

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Todd Lordson, SANDIS Application Analyst

Todd has 23 years of regional center experience including SANDIS, Community Services, and Case Management. Prior to working for the Regional Center, Todd retired from the Navy as a Chief Petty Officer, with computer experience testing and evaluating combat systems.

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Christo Rose, SANDIS Application Analyst

Christo began working for San Diego Regional Center as a Social Work Counselor and then transferred into the IT department to work as the agency’s main HelpDesk Technical Assistant. In 2018, Christo accepted the position as one of the Application Analysts for the SANDIS team. In addition to working with regional centers as SANDIS support, Christo also conducts numerous SANDIS webinars and new-user trainings.

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Nikko Almasco, SANDIS Application Analyst

Nikko has more than six years of experience in technical support, clinical systems analysis, and software development. Prior to joining SDRC, he worked with Apple Inc, CliniComp International, and Sharp Coronado Hospital. In addition to providing support to regional centers, Nikko oversees the SANDIS website, newsletters, produces numerous SANDIS 7 documentations, and conducts new user trainings. 

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Arturo Enriquez, Rate Specialist

Arturo is he newest member of the SANDIS team. Prior to joining the San Diego Regional Center, he worked with the County of San Diego's Health and Human Services Agency, and provided software support to the Self-Sufficiency Eligibility department. Arturo has over 4 years of technical experience and enjoys tinkering with his computer for hours.