Executive Leadership Team

Fabio van der Merwe, M.A., CHC

Chief Executive Officer

Fabio van der Merwe started his career with DeKalb Community Service Board in 2006 and has served in management positions in the departments of Compliance, Quality, and Utilization Management. In 2016 he joined DeKalb CSB’s Leadership Team as the Chief Operating Officer and in June 2020, he was appointed to his current position as Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to his work at DeKalb CSB, Fabio held positions in managed care, substance abuse, and other behavioral health organizations. Fabio has a B.A. in Psychology from Emory University, a M. A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and holds certification in Health Care Compliance.

Renee Dryfoos, LCSW, MBA

Chief Clinical Officer

Renee joined DeKalb Community Service Board in 1999 and has served as Director of DeKalb Addiction Clinic, the Director of Winn Way Mental Health Clinic and the Director of QI/UM and Staff Development prior to her current position of Chief Clinical Officer.

Renee has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Miami, a M.A. in Human Services from Nova Southeastern University, a M.S.W. from the University of Georgia, and an M.B.A. from Mercer University. Renee has over 25 years of experience with a continuum of care in behavioral health and substance abuse organizations including public and private hospitals, not-for-profit substance abuse residential and day programs and DeKalb Community Service Board services.

James L. Moore, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Jim has 40 years of professional experience in finance and accounting with more than 25 years of experience in finance with healthcare organizations. He has served as the Chief Financial Officer for DeKalb Community Service Board since 2006.

Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Georgia.

Albertine B. Robinson, MHRM

Chief Human Resources Officer

Albertine joined DeKalb Community Service Board in November 2013 as the agency’s Human Resource Manager. In September 2020 she was appointed to her current position as Chief Human Resource Officer.

Albertine has more than 20 years of human resources experience. Prior to joining DeKalb CSB she served as the Recruitment and Training Manager for Clayton State University. Albertine has held positions in Information Technology, health care services and secondary education. Albertina has a Bachelor in Networking and Communication Management and a Master in Human Resource Management.

Carmen Sofia Martinez Villar, MD.

Medical Director

Dr. Martinez joined DeKalb Community Service Board in 2012 and has served as psychiatric support for all our addiction programs as well as the Winn Way Clinic.  In June 2020, Dr. Martinez was appointed to her current position as Medical Director and since has provided the agency with extensive consultation and direction in relation to our ongoing service delivery.

Dr Martinez completed her Doctor Of Medicine at Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo and her General Psychiatry Residency at Drexel University College Medicine.  She is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

Sara Case, M.S.

Director of Developmental Services

Sara has been associated with the DeKalb Community Service Board in various capacities since 1989. She serves as the Director of Developmental Services where she manages Residential Services, Day Program Services and the Director of DD Quality Assurance and Education Specialist.

Sara received her Bachelor’s and Master’s from Auburn University in Clinical Psychology and is  a CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) surveyor.