FRIENDS OF CASA

Founded by the Junior League over 30 years ago, Friends of CASA began as small group of dedicated women who planned and executed small fundraising events to support CASA.

As CASA has grown, so have the Friends of CASA.  Today the Friends of CASA Members produce the Holiday Luncheon, a fashion show event at The Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point which raises over $300,000 annually. In addition to planning exciting fundraising events, Friends of CASA members have the opportunity to attend educational trainings and courthouse tours to learn more about the challenges facing our foster youth.  Members also participate in community impact days and volunteer hands-on in the community alongside other Friends of CASA members.

To learn more about the Friends of CASA contact Marlene Pillen at mpillen@casaoc.org or 714-619-0641.

Photograph taken from the FOCASA Spring Mixer in June 2018

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

lori jackson
PRESIDENT

patty juarez
VICE PRESIDENT

debbie masek 
communications director


elizabeth gould
Finance director

colleen masterson
major events director

stefanie stamires
Membership director

sandi marino
community outreach director

sara van dusen
secretary

kimberly delamar
retail sponsorship director

annette hellmich
‍‍sponsorship Underwriting director

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL

CATHIE CARDELUCCI

JANET COLCLASER

jaynine warner

Friends of CASA members

wendy aird
andrea casaw
elle charles
liz desousa
Nancy Eaton
Alexis fiore
Michelle fisher
kimberly gallaway
JENNIFER GONZALEZ OXEN
devon hogue
Nicole Inal
JOANNA JAMES
MOLLY JOLLY
sarah minakary
Katie minardi
connie mistretta
erin morgan
charlie owens
erika pedersen
dr. shabnam penry
Karyn Pickart
valerie ramsay
melissa rohani
shannon rose sauers
jena schuster
Holly Schwartz
Lori seal
Corinnee sheehan
Shannon smaldino
dana strader
Jennifer vaughn
Cristen walley lebsack
tracy wiegand
Deborah wycoff
trisha yount
Marjie Zethraus

POLICIES

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