Founded by the Junior League over 30 years ago, Friends of CASA (FOCASA) began as a 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 a stunning 5-star resort which raises over $500,000 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 Friends of CASA please contact Matthew Wadlinger at mwadlinger@casaoc.org.

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dana Strader
president
inga sanders-marcereau
Vice President
JOANA JAMES
membership director
saRAH MINAKARY
community sponsorship director
jennifer gonzales oxen
‍‍major events director
janine wald
finance director
valerie ramsay
retail sponsorship director
nicole inal
communications director
liz desousa
secretary
sandi KIRBY
member at large
sandy parten
member at large
kimberly delamar matties
member at large
jennifer hanlon
member at large
COLLEEN MASTERSON
PARLIAMENTARIAN / PAST PRESIDENT

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL



CATHIE CARDELUCCI

Lori Jackson

jaynine warner - chair

janet colclaser

debbie masek



annette hellmich

Friends of CASA members

(JAN) and (JUN) denotes good member standing for the 2022-2023 term year and when renewal of membership dues is needed.
Victoria auer (Jun)
alia batniji (jun)
Zelma banuelos (Jun)
Katrina Bess (Jun)
nadia bess (Jun)
jamie born (Jan)
Molly Bourne (Jan)
tifani bradley (Jan)
evan clark (Jun)
jennifer cops (JUN)
Giselle Deese (JUN)
Annee Della Donna (Jan)
liz desousa (Jan)
Danette dye (JUN)
amanda ebright (Jun)
Raquel edwards (JAN)
alexis fiore (JUN)
maggie flornes (JUN)
sally fowler (JAN)
nariman fraitekh (jun)
lina german (Jan)
Betsy Gould (Jun)
sara guggenheim Jarrett (Jan)
kimberly hardy (Jun)
dana johnson (JAN)
molly jolly (JAN)
Holly joseph (JUN)
Patty Juarez (Jun)
Kanani Karasaki (Jun)
kelsey lambert (Jun)
Ann levine (jun)
Leezette Lopatic (Jun)
allison lovus (JUN)
christina markl (JAN)
jennifer martin (JUN)
Christi Matthews (JAN)
natalie midlock (JUN)
kelsey mills (Jan)
christina morrell (Jun)
Marjie mros (JUN)
Regina Oswald (Jun)
andrea parks (JAN)
sandy parten (JAN)
Jeanne Peyton (JAN)
courtney rychel (JUN)
paris sabo (JAN)
Grace Schlichter (JAN)
holly schwartz (JUN)
Corinne Sheehan (Jun)
stefanie stamires (JAN)
laura tennant (JAN)
Sara van dusen (Jan)
Briana Verham (Jun)
Angela m. williams (JAN)
leana wood (Jun)
trisha yount (JAN)

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