Manager, Policy and Advocacy

Kim Reno received her Bachelors of Science in Social Work in 1992 from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio and Masters of Social Work in 1997 from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Mrs. Reno joined the CFF Compass team as program manager in November 2017. Previously she was the social worker and mental health coordinator at the CF Care Center in Toledo, Ohio for 23 years. She has 25 years of expert medical social work experiences with considerable involvement in collaborative projects locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. She is highly organized, award winning and published professional. She is an experienced speaker participating in local and national conferences along with experience and expertise with organizing professional conferences. Mrs. Reno has been an active participant within the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) as an invited speaker and co-moderator for numerous sessions. She was the Chair of the Psychosocial 'track' of the NACFC from 2009 to 2015 and was an invited Co-Chair of the NACFC in 2012. She has also had numerous speaking engagements in several community settings including Bowling Green State University where she is an Adjunct Instructor in Social Work and a member of the Social Work Advisory Board. She is an appointed member of the CF Task Force for the State of Ohio and is a current Board Member and planner for the Cystic Fibrosis Nutrition and Social Work Consortium. Mrs. Reno was a member of the international committee which developed and published anxiety and depression guidelines in Cystic Fibrosis, co-leader for the Mental Health Task Force and current member of the CF Foundation Mental Health Advisory Committee and the sub-committee focused on consultation and guidance. She received the Social Worker of the Year Award by Region I of the Ohio Chapter of National Association of Social Workers in April 2014 and was nominated by ProMedica Toledo Hospital and ProMedica Toledo Children's Hospital for Health Care Worker of the Year for the Ohio Hospital Association in 2014. Kim is also the proud recipient of the 2015 Medical Professional of the Year from the local Make-A-Wish Chapter and the 2015 Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award. She is recognized nationally for her contributions to Social Work and CF Care.