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Meet Our Team

A small but dedicated staff evaluates referrals, manages volunteers, consults legal advisors, supports board members, interfaces with National and Michigan CASA Associations, and more.

Amy Smith

Advocate Supervisor

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Clare Parks

Administrative Coordinator

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Cathy Weirick

Executive Director

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Rosemary Allen

Advocate Supervisor

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Angela Brown

Development Coordinator

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Deb Kammer

Advocate Supervisor

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Kari Williams

Program Manager

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Board of Directors

A diverse group of community representatives assists with fundraising, program policies and procedures, public relations and promotional activities.

Heidi Hendricks
Creston Industrial Sales

Vice President
Geoffrey Boutelier
Component Engineering
Director of Sales

Brandon Finnie
Hungerford Valuation
Business Valuator

Lisa Young
West Michigan Woman
Marketing Director


Richard L. Chrisman, CPA, MST
Shareholder, Hungerford Nichols CPAs + Advisors

Arlen-Dean Gaddy
Director of Marketing Strategy, Erhardt Construction

Tony Grossa
Employee Benefits Producer, BHS Insurance

Brian Lassiter
Academic Advising, Davenport University

Sara Padnos
Realtor, Keller Williams Grandville

Gerri Pasi
Independent Trustee, Varnum

Andy Rent
On-Air Personality, The River 100.5/Townsquare Media



Current Committees

  • Donor Development
  • Event
  • Community Connections
  • Program and Policy
  • Board Recruitment, Election, and Retention
    Volunteer Advisory

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