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Executive Staff

Laura D. Wolf
Executive Director

Emily Rudenick LeBlanc
Chief Program Officer


Volunteer Recruitment & Training Staff

Alisa De Luna
Senior Director of Community Initiatives

Lydia Garcia
Training Director

Janet Rodriguez
Director of Volunteer Admissions

Ryan Broussard
Training Specialist

Elena Jimenez
Volunteer Recruitment Specialist

Wendy Morse
Training Specialist

Bree Taylor
Volunteer Relations Specialist


Child Advocacy Staff

Stephanie Weiss
Director of Advocacy

Catherine Jones
Director of Program Innovation

Michelle Nowlin
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Audrey Sherman
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Greg Trottie
Child Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Alejandro Victoria
Teen Advocacy Specialist & Team Leader

Jamila Davis
Program Assistant


Melanie Babbitt
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Francis Carrillo
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Jessica Chihuahua
Child Advocacy Specialist

Jennifer Evans
Early Family Engagement Specialist

Tess Gillespie
Child Advocacy Specialist

Karen Goldapp
Child Advocacy Specialist

Florencia Grauer
Child Advocacy Specialist

Margaret Halpin
Child Advocacy Specialist

Hilary Handy
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Brooke Hathaway
Child Advocacy Specialist

Mary Hicks
Child Advocacy Specialist

Rushmi Karim-Paris
Child Advocacy Specialist

Erin Knowles
Child Advocacy Specialist

Heather Lodahl
Child Advocacy Specialist

Elena Lorío
Child Advocacy Specialist

Diana McCue
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Michelle Miles
Child Advocacy Specialist

Alex Mirande
Child Advocacy Specialist

Dana Narveson
Child Advocacy Specialist

Vanessa Oakford
Child Advocacy Specialist

Sara Reyes
Child Advocacy Specialist

Elizabeth Throop
Child Advocacy Specialist

Greg Trottie
Teen Advocacy Specialist

Will Vese
Child Advocacy Specialist

Kelly Wisniewski
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

Administrative Staff

Kelli Agnell
Director of Finance & Operations

Stacey Thompson
Project Manager



Teen Advocacy Specialist

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Teen Advocacy Specialist position available. The Teen Advocacy Specialist empowers, guides and supervises CASA volunteers as they advocate in the best interest of youth who’ve been abused or neglected and are at risk of aging out of the foster care system. 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.

Closing date 6/2/17

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Development Manager

CASA of Travis County has a full-time Development Manager position available. The Development Manager reports to the Development Director and assists with planning, organizing and directing efforts to increase funding levels in support of CASA of Travis County’s mission. The Development Manager may also work closely with the Executive Director, the Campaign Committee and/or CASA Board members or other fundraising volunteers. The Development Manager is primarily responsible for individual and corporate partnership opportunities including: identifying funding sources, stewarding major donors and corporate sponsorships, and managing the Powerful Voice Society. The Development Manager, along with the Executive Director and Development Director will share responsibility for achieving the annual development target by responding to donor requests, donor solicitation, stewardship of individual and corporate donors, and organization of PVS events. Bachelor’s degree, proven communication and relationship building experience required. Preferred candidates will have 5+ years experience working with prospecting, soliciting and stewarding major donors and experience working with Raiser's Edge database. EOE. Please send cover letter, resume and application to or fax to 512.459.4550. No phone calls please.

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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.