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Who We Are

Board and Staff

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We’re proud to introduce our Board of Trustees and staff who are committed to the mission and vision of our organization.

Board of Trustees
Terri Schieder, President
D’Ann Glenn, Vice President
Calvin Longer, Treasurer
Anne Glenning, Secretary 

Adam Busler, Esq.
Kara Cermanski
Susan Curcio, Esq.
Jodina Hicks
E. David Hieb
Ted Lands
Veronica Morey
Anne Nguyen

Board Advisory Council
Joe Artuso
Rene Bunting 
Beth Champion
Dr. Joy 
Dr. Karen Callaghan Holvick
Sarai Huertas    
Sean McGuigan
Terry Norton-Wright
Julie Nugent, Esq.
Christian Ragland            
Barbara Ridge   
Lynette Rodriguez          
Mandanna Salartash      
Barbara Schaff  
Joanna Sykes-Saavedra, Esq.
Lenny Varvaro

Lauren Crenshaw, Executive Director
Jennifer Valentine, Director of Program Services
Nick Orlando, Director of Finance
Jillian Ryan, Director of Volunteer Engagement
Nichelle Hill, Director of Development
Shannon Casula, Older Youth Services Manager
Karen DeRosa, Grants Manager
Thanaia Riddick, Intake and Permanency Manager
Judy Simpson, Development Manager

Nathaly Almonte, Program Coordinator 
Amber Hahn, Program and Evaluation Coordinator
Jessica Stern, Program Coordinator 

Brad Zabelski, Volunteer Recruiter
Shirley Bannan, Case Coordinator
Megan Heal, Case Coordinator
Kyleigh Primus, Travelling Visitation Assistant
Carol Tamashiro, Volunteer Specialist

Our Impact Last Fiscal Year

  • Children and youth served


  • Active CASA volunteers


  • Hours donated by CASA volunteers


  • Recommendations made on behalf of the children
    Recommendations made on behalf of the children


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