1. How long have you been a CASA volunteer?

I began as a CASA in November of 2015, so 7 years.

2. What brought you to apply to become a CASA volunteer?

As a retired elementary school teacher, I had a couple of instances when I communicated with CASA’s about a child in my class. I became aware of the important work that they do from those conversations. I also had read a book titled “I Speak for This Child” earlier in my career and probably always knew that I would like to help children as a CASA after reading this engaging book.

3. Besides being a CASA volunteer, what do you like to do in your spare time?

I enjoy reading, walking, and spending lots of time with our four grandchildren.

4. What do you love the most about being a CASA?

I enjoy connecting with kids and helping them navigate their lives through difficult situations.

5. What’s a hidden talent or unusual fact that most people don’t know about you?

My husband and I have been blessed to experience lots of travel, some through my husband’s speaking engagements and some strictly for pleasure. We have visited all 50 states and 6 continents and hope to experience the 7th (Antarctica) at some point in the near future!

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