Special Assistant for Community and Organizational Advancement

Shiva Suttle

Shiva Suttle joined the Community Action Agency of New Haven (CAANH) team in November 2022. As the Special Assistant for Community and Organizational Advancement,

Ms. Suttle focuses her activities on building capacity for the organization and its’ programs, through grant writing, generating unrestricted funds via donor cultivation and engagement, and event management.

Ms. Suttle graduated from the University of South Florida in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and holds an Associate in Science with a Concentration in Paramedical Esthetics, obtained in 2007 from Florida College of Natural Health.

Shiva is a licensed Mortgage Loan Officer, and brings a multivarious professional background to CAANH, with Spa Management experience, and a cumulative 5 years in the fields of Health Information Management and Medical Operations. She also served the Office of the Public Defender in Tampa, FL as a Mitigation Specialist Intern during her Social Work cohort, and for three years, she held the position of Marketing and Administrative Director for Carone’s Tumble Tots, Inc., coordinating sales and marketing of mobile preschool music and movement enrichment programs, along with overseeing contracts and all administrative aspects of the business.