President, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Presiding Judge, La Crosse County Circuit Court
La Crosse, WI
Louis (Lou) Lucido
Retired, DoubleLine Capital L.P.
Los Angeles, CA
Chief Executive Officer, National CASA/GAL Association
First Vice President, CBRE, Inc.
Chairman and CEO, Transland
National Council of Advisors
The Honorable Anthony Capizzi
Juvenile Court Judge
Dean of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
New Orleans, LA
Senator Mary Landrieu
Van Ness Feldman LLP
Deputy Secretary and Senior Advisor to the Governor, California Health and Human Services
President and CEO, Leadership Atlanta
Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Perry has led National CASA/GAL since 2016, guiding the organization in its development and execution of a strategic framework focused on ensuring and improving organizational efficacy, stability and growth. Throughout her 30-year career, Perry has been at the forefront of large-scale change initiatives, major capital campaigns, national project rollouts, and the development of innovative programs.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Erny has been with the National CASA Association for more than 20 years, in a variety of roles. Prior to that, she was the director of a local CASA program in Kentucky and a policy analyst for Kentucky Youth Advocates. Ms. Erny holds many community roles in her hometown of Louisville. In 2018, she was recognized by The Center for Women and Families in Louisville as a Woman of Distinction.
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Ms. Merritt is responsible for leading National CASA’s branding, marketing and communications strategies. A seasoned business leader, she has worked in the automotive, telecommunications, healthcare, energy and academic sectors as a senior leader in the areas of corporate marketing, branding, strategic communications and change management
Chief Finance and Operating Officer
During his career, Mr. Mitchell has worked in a variety of finance, operations and management consulting roles for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. He has a master’s of business administration degree from the University of Washington, and is a certified public accountant with over 25 years of experience serving on the boards of nonprofit organizations.
General Counsel and Chief Legal Affairs Officer
In addition to overseeing legal matters for the National CASA Association, Mr. Jacobs has responsibility for the delivery of legal resources to the members of the network and engagement with the legal community on behalf of National CASA. After earning his law degree from Columbia University, Mr. Jacobs worked in private practice before shifting to an in-house leadership role in the legal department of a major global retailer.
National Communications Officer
Sr. State Development Officer
Information Technology Officer
National Resource Development Officer
Network Development, Quality and Accountability Officer
Local Program Development Officer
Human Resources Officer
Network and Grants Financial Officer
Sr. Performance Measurement, Research and Evaluation Officer
Government Relations Officer
Sr. Director, Member Legal Resources
Grants Administration Specialist
Salwa El Habib
Director, Performance Measurement & Evaluation
Stakeholder Engagement & Development Associate
Human Trafficking Specialist
Senior Director, Information Technology & Operations
Training & Development Officer
Administrative & Member Services Associate
Digital Communications Specialist
Director State Development
Senior Leadership Associate
Director of Program Development
Director, Data Governance & Management
Program Services Associate
Director of Foundation Relations
Executive Communications Officer
Sr. Executive Assistant to the CEO
Chief of Staff
Accounts Payable and Operations Associate
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