Saskia Barnard, MS, QP, CMC, officially joined CoG as Trust Care Manager on July 1, 2017, but had previously been working as an Independent Contractor with CoG for more than a year. Saskia serves as the primary point of contact for all Special Needs Trust Beneficiaries, their families, and legal representatives. Saskia has over 20 years of care management experience focused on specialty areas including Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, mental health diagnoses, aging/elderly populations as well as the Military. She received her BA in Sociology with a Concentration in Health Care and Aging and continued on to receive her Master of Science degree in Gerontology, graduating with Honors. Saskia is currently an active Board Member with The Bryan Family YMCA, YMCA of Greensboro Metro Board, and is a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Health Coach.