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Dick Clark, Executive Director

 

Dick’s role is to expand the footprint of CASA as a leading child advocacy organization in Siskiyou County, while increasing the number of children served by multiplying the number of volunteer advocates who serve these foster children.  He’s to provide the leadership in developing a climate of collaboration and cooperation with county and community organizations.  Financial stability is key to the success of the current and long range plans, which he is intimately involved and responsible for securing funds for the annual operating budget.

 

Dick joined CASA in February of 2016.  His career spans over many decades in the for-profit arena from Fortune 500 corporations to small business as a marketer, business developer and entrepreneur.  Coinciding with as many years devoted to giving through donating his time in the nonprofit sector, his board activities have focused on fundraising and development.

 

Rose Guzman, Case Manager

 

Rose supervises and supports a case load of volunteer child advocates and coordinates casework activities.  She works directly with the Juvenile Court, attorneys and social workers representing abused and neglected children.  Rose assists with recruiting, training and retention of volunteers. 

Rose has a case load of 32 volunteers whom she supervises.

 

Rose joined CASA in October of 2010.  For the majority of 20 years, Rose has devoted her career to Social Services as a Victim/Witness Coordinator, Assistant Director of Victim Services and a Sexual Abuse/Assault Advocate.  Her professional board activities include additional experience in Sexual Abuse/Assault Programs along with advocacy for Crime Victims.

 

Kelly Atchley, Case Manager

 

Kelly supervises and supports a case load of volunteer child advocates and coordinates casework activities.  She works directly with the Juvenile Court, attorneys and social workers representing abused and neglected children.  Kelly assists with recruiting, training and retention of volunteers. 

 

Kelly became an employee in March of 2016, after successfully serving six years on our Board of Directors, most of which as President. Initially her duties were split between Office Manager and Case Manager and has now segued into full time Case Manager with her load of volunteers increasing and capping at 30.  Kelly has a degree in psychology, sociology and has graduate units in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling.

 

Snow Thorner, Outreach Coordinator

 

Snow develops and coordinates the communication of the CASA mission throughout the county.  She generates fundraising income through donations and event fundraising by targeting businesses, civic groups and individual donors within the community.  Much of Snow’s education throughout results in the recruitment of CASA volunteers to serve our foster children.

 

Snow’s successful contract position with CASA resulted in an offer of employment in August of 2015.  Snow is an accomplished and confident fundraiser, marketer and communications professional.  She has more than 10 years of management experience in building relationships of trust with team members and donors.

 

Sarah Springfield, Administrative Assistant

 

Sarah supports the CASA staff while supervising the office.  She is the link that brings us all together and maintains a strong communication with our volunteers.  Sarah’s duties are heavily involved in marketing and the creation of collateral materials from concept to finished product.  She also maintains our website and social media.

 

Sarah started with CASA in October of 2016.  She comes to CASA with a strong and expanded journalism background of managing editor, news editor, researcher and communications midst her receptionist and intern past work experiences.