Citizen Care, Inc.

CCI Senior Staff

Elmer Nemeth

Executive Director, Citizen Care

Elmer is responsible all of Citizen Care's Day and Residential operations. After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Elmer began as a direct support staff at Citizen Care in April 1975 and has held many positions involving increasing responsibility over the years, during which time he received his Master’s Degree in Education from Duquesne University.  Elmer is responsible for the design, development and management of the ID service model, coordination of quality enhancement efforts and is a primary liaison with representatives at the County and State levels.   

Petra Mussi

Executive Director, Community Living Division

A staff member since 1979, Petra Mussi celebrated 35 years of service with the Agency in 2014.

Petra came to the United States after graduation from High School in Frankfurt, Germany in 1978. She began her career at Robinson Developmental Center as a direct care technician for eight years while working through college. She attended Penn State Beaver for two years, transferred and then graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a BS in Liberal Arts.

As the Community Living division grew, she worked as a Program Manager and then was promoted to Director. For 20 years, she managed and supervised a number of different programs as the community living division continued to grow and change. In 2008, she was promoted to Assistant Executive Director of the Community Living Division and in early 2014, she was promoted to her current position as Executive Director of the Community Living Division.

Professional photos courtesy of Douglas Tjelmeland.