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 in Dana Point 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 Erika Pedersen at development@casaoc.org.

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

colleen masterson
president
debbie masek
Vice President
JOANA JAMES
membership director
saRAH MINAKARY
community outreach director
kimberly delamar matties
major events director
janine wald
finance director
valerie ramsay
retail sponsorship director
annette hellmich
sponsorship underwriting director
jennifer gonzales oxen
secretary
DANA STRADER
member at large
inga sanders-Marcereau
member at large
nicole inal
communications director
jennifer hanlon
member at large

FRIENDS OF CASA BOARD ADVISORY COUNCIL

CATHIE CARDELUCCI
Lori Jackson

JANET COLCLASER
Sandi Marino

jaynine warner

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)
nadia bess (Jun)
jamie born (Jan)
Molly Bourne (Jan)
tifani bradley (Jan)
evan clark (Jun)
Annee Della Donna (Jan)
liz desousa (Jan)
amanda ebright (Jun)
Raquel edwards (JAN)
alexis fiore (JUN)
maggie flornes (JUN)
sally fowler (JAN)
nariman fraitekh (jan)
Lina german (Jan)
sara guggenheim Jarrett (Jan)
kimberly hardy (Jun)
dana johnson (JAN)
molly jolly (JAN)
Holly joseph (JUN)
kelsey lambert (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)
andrea parks (JAN)
sandy parten (JAN)
Jeanne Peyton (JAN)
courtney rychel (JUN)
paris sabo (JAN)
Grace Schlichter (JAN)
holly schwartz (JUN)
stefanie stamires (JAN)
laura tennant (JAN)
Sara van dusen (jan)
Angela m. williams (JAN)
leana wood (Jun)
trisha yount (JAN)

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