Chief Executive Officer, National CASA Association
The Honorable John Romero, Jr.
EX-OFFICIO MEMBER President, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Judge, Second Judicial District Court
National Council of Advisors
Judge Anthony Capizzi
Juvenile Court Judge
Montgomery County, OH
Deputy Secretary and Senior Advisor to the Governor, California Health and Human Services
President and CEO, Leadership Atlanta
Chief Executive Officer
In her 25-year career, Ms. Perry has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to social issues. Prior to joining National CASA in 2013, she led transformative work for the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta, the American Red Cross, and the Atlanta Braves, among others. Ms. Perry holds an MBA from Mercer University. She is a member of the International Women’s Forum and served as an Elizabeth Dole Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
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.
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.
Human Resources & Administration Officer
National Communications Officer
Grants Financial Management Officer
Sr. Operations Officer
Information Technology Officer
Sr. Program Development Officer
Sr. State Development Officer
State Development Officer
Network Development, Quality and Accountability Officer