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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.
Guy Hackney
Jodina Hicks

E. David Hieb
Dr. Karen Callaghan Holvick
Ted Lands
Veronica Morey
Ken Steinberg

Board Advisory Council
Joe Artuso
Rene Bunting 
Beth Champion
Dr. Joy 
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
Shannon Casula, Older Youth Services Manager
Karen DeRosa, Grants Manager
Thanaia Riddick, Intake and Permanency Manager
Judy Simpson, Development Manager
Amber Hahn, Program and Evaluation Coordinator
Jessica Stern, Program Coordinator
Joan Taylor, Program Coordinator
Charlene Morris-Taylor, Volunteer Recruiter, Camden County
Brad Zabelski, Volunteer Recruiter, Atlantic and Cape May Counties
Shirley Bannan, Case Coordinator
Megan Heal, Case Coordinator
Kyleigh Primus, Travelling Visitation Assistant
Carol Tamashiro, Volunteer Specialist
Debra Segers-Jackson, Administrative Assistant

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


  • Percent of children reunified with parents


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  • Atlantic City Electric
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  • Tropicana Atlantic City
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  • Greater Atlantic City Charities
  • Parkshore Development
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  • Law Office of Paul Tendler
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  • Linwood Country Club
  • Capaldi Reynolds & Pelosi
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