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Executive Staff

Laura D. Wolf
Executive Director


Volunteer Recruitment & Training Staff

Alisa De Luna
Senior Director of Community Initiatives

Lydia Garcia
Training Director

Janet Rodriguez
Director of Admissions

Cruz Correa
Volunteer Recruitment Manager

Wendy Morse
Training Specialist

Bree Taylor
Volunteer Relations Specialist

Margaret Halpin
Training Coordinator


Child Advocacy Staff

Stephanie Weiss
Director of Advocacy

Emily Becker
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Erik Lugo
Teen Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Audrey Sherman
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Charron Sumler
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Catherine Jones
Volunteer Management & Retention Specialist


Melanie Babbitt
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Ryan Broussard
Child Advocacy Specialist

Francis Carrillo
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Tess Gillespie
Child Advocacy Specialist

Florencia Grauer
Child Advocacy Specialist

Hilary Handy
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Brooke Hathaway
Child Advocacy Specialist

Mary Hicks
Child Advocacy Specialist

Rushmi Karim-Paris
Child Advocacy Specialist

Patrick Lloyd
Child Advocacy Specialist

Colleen Maher
Child Advocacy Specialist

Fran Markowski
Child Advocacy Specialist

Diana McCue
Child Advocacy Specialist

Michelle Miles
Child Advocacy Specialist

Alex Mirande
Child Advocacy Specialist

Dana Narveson
Child Advocacy Specialist

Michelle Nowlin
Child Advocacy Specialist

Vanessa Oakford
Child Advocacy Specialist

Kristy Presmyk
Child Advocacy Specialist

Qunisha Simmons
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Greg Trottie
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Will Vese
Child Advocacy Specialist

Alejandro Victoria
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Leah Wallace
Child Advocacy Specialist

Family Finding Staff

Anjuli (AJ) Renold
Director of Family Engagement

Matt Morefield
Early Family Engagement Specialist

Karen Goldapp
Child Advocacy Specialist


Program Evaluation Staff

Lisa Davila
Data & Evaluation Manager


Communications Staff

Callie Langford
Director of Communications

Steven Olender
Marketing Manager


Development Staff

Kelly Perkins
Development Director

Laura Carter
Grants Manager

Molly Fonseca
Development Associate

Laura Kay
Events Manager

Liz Neff
Major Gifts Manager


Administrative Staff

Kelli Agnell
Director of Finance & Operations

Stacey Thompson
Project Manager


Employment and Internships

Child Advocacy Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Child Advocacy Specialist position available. The Child Advocacy Specialist empowers, guides and supervises CASA volunteers as they advocate in the best interest of abused and neglected children in protective care. Opportunity to gain volunteer and case management experience, work with diverse populations and sharpen advocacy skills. Flexible work environment. Bachelor's degree required. Preferred candidates will have good case management and strong people skills. English/Spanish fluency preferred.  EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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Chief Program Officer

The Chief Program Officer (CPO) oversees all of the work directly serving CASA’s mission, ensuring that highly qualified staff are providing effective support to well-trained volunteers offering top quality advocacy in the best interest of children to whom CASA is appointed by the courts. In collaboration with the Executive Director (ED) the CPO will articulate and implement the strategic vision of the organization; evaluate the effectiveness of services to achieve that vision; provide mentoring, guidance, supervision and professional development to programmatic leadership staff; and enhance the work of the organization by staying abreast of developments in child welfare and volunteer-based advocacy.  The CPO reports to the Executive Director (ED) and directly supervises the Director of Advocacy, the Senior Director of Community Initiatives, the Director of Family Engagement, and the Volunteer Management & Retention Specialist. Ability to guide these staff in effective management of all employees doing direct mission-related work is of the highest importance. Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of managing staff who supervise other paid staff are required. See full job description for complete list of required qualifications. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

Position closes October 1st.

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CASA of Travis County’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity is an important part of our core values. In order to provide the best quality advocacy for children in our community, we believe that we must be responsive to the needs of everyone who may provide, receive or be affected by our services. To that end, all policies, practices and recommendations are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity and gender expression, marital status, physical abilities or national origin.