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Lucas County CASA elects new officers and board members


Lucas County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) proudly announces the selection of its newest officers and members to the Lucas County CASA/CRB Volunteer Association Advisory Board.


Stephen Vásquez, Membership Development Manager of the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce and former Development Officer of the United Way of Greater Toledo, was elected Vice President.


The Board elected Sharon (Judi) Ellis, a retired vice president of National City Bank as its President. Ms. Ellis founded the delinquency prevention nonprofit K.E.V.I.N., Inc.

Stephen Vásquez


Daniel Nathan, J.D., Clinical Professor at the Domestic Violence & Juvenile Law Clinic at the University of Toledo, College of Law, was elected Secretary.


Denise (Didi) Thomason, a former business analyst for The Home Depot at their corporate headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia was re-elected to the Treasurer’s position for her third term.


The Board selected the following esteemed individuals of the greater Toledo community to join the Advisory Board:


Mark Wagoner, JD, a litigation partner at the premier law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick and former Ohio Senate majority leader;


Joe Sharp, the CEO of Thread Marketing Group, a full service, customer-focused marketing communications agency offering strategic, integrated solutions in marketing communications, digital communications, public relations, and information technology.  


Kate Malone, RN, a nurse at St. Francis de Sales High School and a Lucas County CASA volunteer since January 2008.


Lucas County Court Judges Denise Navarre Cubbon and Connie Zemmelman extend a warm welcome to the CASA/CRB Advisory Board’s new officers and members.


About CASA

The Lucas County CASA Program, one of the oldest and most respected of the 1,000 CASA programs nationwide, is non-profit and has operated in Lucas County since 1980. CASA volunteers are everyday citizens who are trained to investigate and monitor child abuse cases.  CASA volunteers work for the Lucas County Juvenile Court Judges and are sworn officers of the court.  CASA’s mission is to advocate so that child victims find safe, permanent, nurturing homes and do not get lost in the child welfare system.  The Lucas County CASA/GAL program is an accredited member in good standing of the National CASA/GAL Association, Inc.



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