Our Staff

Our passionate & dedicated staff works every day to support our CASA Volunteers.

Executive Director: Tracy Cook

Strategic Resource Adviser: Kathy King
Senior Human Resources Manager: Jenny Schneider


Advocacy Director, Special Programs: Charlotte Caples
CASA Program Director/GAL: Erin Holden
CASA Program Director/GAL: Carmen Langenkamp
Team Leader/CASA Manager/GAL: Candy Stemple
Advocacy Program Manager, Investigation & Coaching: Jessica Widecan
CASA Manager/GAL: Nya Cruse
CASA Manager/GAL: Myrna Gomez
CASA Manager/Framing Futures Program Manager/GAL: Brenda E. Gray
CASA Manager/GAL: Kacie Hardig
CASA Manager/Building Blocks Program Manager/GAL: Anna Hazard
CASA Manager/GAL: Kyla Hemler
CASA Manager/GAL: Jenny Knecht
CASA Manager/GAL: Irma Meneses Bennetts
CASA Manager/GAL: Lorena Mora-Mowry
CASA Manager/GAL: Kathleen Schaefer
CASA Manager/GAL: Kelsey Schutt
CASA Manager/GAL: Nicole Tomaszewski-Wilson
CASA Manager/Launch Program Manager/GAL: Maria Turner
CASA Manager/GAL: Brady Vonderembse
CASA Manager/GAL: Morgan Zak
GAL designation refers to Guardian ad Litem
Advocacy Assistant: Katie White


Litigation Director: Paul Hunt
Litigation Manager: Jeff McCormick
Senior Staff Attorney: Donita Parrish
Staff Attorney: Sarah Barlage
Staff Attorney: Elizabeth Hutson
Litigation Services Manager: Stephanie Stier
Litigation Services Assistant: Kim Moats
Litigation Filing Assistant: Carmen Schrand

Communication & Gathering

Communication & Gathering Director: Amanda Schneider
Communication & Gathering Manager: Grace Hill
Communication Manager: Laine McDonnell
Gathering Assistant: Kim Limerick

Community Development

Community Director: Jennifer McKettrick
Senior Foundation Manager: Sarah Breedlove
Foundation & Grant Coordinator: Bess (B.) Gordon
Senior Relationship Manager: Raynal Moore
Relationship Manager:
Ellen Grossi
Relationship Manager: 
Erika Jones
Community Cultivation Manager:
Staci Bell
Community Engagement Manager: Natalie Moo Young

Professional Development & Education

Professional Development Director:  Daniel Stultz
CASA Development Manager: Kaitlyn Ratterman
Training and Certification Manager: Peri Russo
Professional Development Coordinator: Lindsay Clanton
Trainer and Curriculum Assistant: Tanya Verdugo

Business Operations

Business Operations Director: Carol Igoe
Office/Accounting Manager: Terrance Rubin